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The public approval rate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet fell to its lowest in about two years over the weekend, reflecting dissatisfaction with the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and its money and favoritism scandals, a survey shows.

The approval rate of 39.4 percent is 2.3 points lower than the previous survey in early May and the first below 40 percent since May 2018, when Abe was dogged by favoritism allegations involving a pair of school projects, the Kyodo News survey said Sunday.

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