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Lower House passes second supplementary budget

  • June 10, 2020
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NHK reported this afternoon that the Lower House Plenary Session unanimously approved the second supplementary budget for this fiscal year, saying that the budget is expected to clear the Upper House for enactment on Friday. The network said the second supplementary budget, worth a record 31.9114 trillion yen ($296 billion), includes financing of rents for businesses that suffer a decline in sales and subsidies to help businesses pay part of benefits to employees laid off in response to a further outbreak of COVID-19.

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