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The main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan pledged Wednesday to revive Japan as an “all middle class” nation by promoting wealth redistribution.

In its policy promises for the Oct. 31 general election, the CDP vowed to effectively offer income tax exemption for one year for individuals with annual incomes of up to around ¥10 million and provide ¥120,000 in cash a year to low-income earners as emergency measures to deal with the novel coronavirus crisis.

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