Abe identifies priorities for fiscal 2018 budget

/ Jul 15, 2017

Abe identifies priorities for fiscal 2018 budget

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to give budget priority to fostering human resources as the government proceeds with the process of drawing up the fiscal 2018 state budget. Japan faces the difficult task of securing enough revenue to cover the rapidly aging nation's ballooning social ...

Feb 20, 2017

All of Japan's big cities plan bigger budgets for fiscal 2017

All 20 major cities across Japan have drafted budgets bigger than last year due to the transfer of revenue from prefectural governments for teacher pay. The revenue shift is part of power decentralization by the central government. Starting with fiscal 2017, which gets underway April ...