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Abe support slumps to record low as Japan public loses trust

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 05:50

Mr Abe faces potential challengers in a party leadership race next year and must hold a general election by December 2018.


SUPPORT for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slumped to record lows in three media polls over the weekend, as public trust in the premier evaporated amid a stream of scandals, while a former minister called for him to be replaced.

The Yomiuri newspaper, generally seen as

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