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EDITORIAL

Abenomics gets benefit of the doubt - and a second wind

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 05:50
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was returned to office and has succeeded in retaining his coalition's two-thirds majority in the lower house of the Japanese parliament.

JAPAN's general election over the weekend produced few surprises. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was returned to office and has succeeded in retaining his coalition's two-thirds majority in the lower house of the Japanese parliament.

He is now set to remain in power until 2018, which will make