• Kyodo News


At the halfway mark in its spending review, the Government Revitalization Unit has recommended cutting ¥1.3 trillion from fiscal 2010 budget requests or returned to government coffers.

The Government Revitalization Unit is urging that more than ¥400 billion be reduced from budget requests by ministries for the fiscal year starting April 1, while also recommending that around ¥900 billion already distributed to various government entities be returned.

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