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The original documents include the names of several politicians, which were deleted before being submitted to lawmakers, mass circulation Yomiuri Shimbun and other media report on Monday.
4th UPDATE Meteorologists warn of worse to come and soldiers and rescuers scramble to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people out of the path of landslides and the swirling torrents of muddy water
We will refrain from competitive devaluation and resist all forms of protectionism say APEC finance ministers in a statement
The sum is in line with the expected 100 billion capital of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank that Beijing and more than 50 founding member states are establishing
The powerful lower house votes for the 60 year old Abe with 328 votes against 73 for acting opposition leader Katsuya Okada An upper house poll officially confirms Abe s reappointment
UPDATED Abe has repeatedly spoken of the need to get more women into the workforce to plug a growing gap in the labor market
The reshuffle will be the first major surgery Abe has performed since coming to power making the present cabinet one of the longest serving collectives since the end of World War II