• Kyodo News


The Democratic Party of Japan may consider crafting a multiyear budget for a greater number of government programs once it forms its administration next week, senior DPJ lawmakers said Thursday.

The idea is part of an effort to cut wasteful government spending, said the lawmakers, who declined to be named, adding the envisioned type of budget will be seen from the year starting next April if all goes as planned.

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