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Opposition parties’ proposal for 2020 budget revision focusing on fight against COVID-19 rejected

The ruling Liberal Democratic and Komei parties and the “Nippon Ishin no Kai” party at a House of Representatives Budget Committee meeting dismissed an opposition parties’ proposal for a 2020 budget draft revision to urgently fight against COVID-19.

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New coronavirus crisis rightly highlights anti-people nature of Abe government

The FY 2020 budget amounts to a record high of 102 trillion yen. It, however, allocates no funding for measures to contain the coronavirus crisis while spending generously for the massive purchase of U.S. weapons and the promotion of casino development.

PM Abe and ruling party politicians enjoy lavish dinners while putting voluntary ban on public

With novel coronavirus infection spreading in Japan, the Prime Minister's Office members and ruling party politicians as well as PM Abe Shinzo continue to wine and dine with their ruling "peers" and top business executives.

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Cross-party Dietmembers call for gov’t support for survival of Japan’s culture/arts from corona crisis


Cross-party Dietmembers including Japanese Communist Part Vice Chair Ichida Tadayoshi (1st left) su...
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