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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Abe seeks to boost economy, plans second aid package

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Mr Abe: The second extra budget will help people and businesses reeling from the pandemic.

Tokyo

THE Japanese government ended its nationwide state of emergency on Monday as cases tail off and announced a decision on funding for a new aid package to help a virus-battered economy.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told a news conference on Monday that reviving the economy was now...

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