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A no-confidence motion against the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was voted down Tuesday in the House of Representatives, with the ruling bloc fending off opposition criticism about the government’s handling of a pension report.

Opposition parties have launched a last-ditch offensive before the regular Diet session ends Wednesday, taking aim at what they say is the Abe administration’s failure to address public concerns about the sustainability of the nation’s pension system.

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