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Doyukai chief agrees with top finance official’s “pork-barrel” slur

  • October 13, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

At a press conference on Oct. 12, Sakurada Kengo, chairman of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives (Keizai Doyukai), commented on the opinion piece Finance Vice Minister Yano Koji wrote for a monthly magazine recently in which he likened the economic policy debate for the upcoming Lower House election and during the latest LDP presidential race to a “pork-barrel battle.” Sakurada said, “I completely agree with the article.” (Abridged) 

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