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World Nov 26, 2018

Japan may extend tax deduction period for housing loan users

The government and the Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling camp are considering extending the tax incentive program for housing loan borrowers, in a bid to cushion the impact from next October's rise in the consumption tax, according to informed sources. The discussion is focused on a ...

Abe Cabinet climbs to 41.7% in latest opinion poll

National / Politics Sep 15, 2018

Abe Cabinet climbs to 41.7% in latest opinion poll

Public support for the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has climbed to 41.7 percent this month, up 3.2 points from August and surpassing the disapproval rate for the first time in seven months, an opinion poll showed Friday. It is the first time the ...