Consideration of post-Kishida options is called for as opinion polls show the Kishida administration's approval falling into dangerous territory.
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Kishida seems to be betting on tax cuts to keep his administration afloat, but his approach is "incongruous" with the anticipated defense tax hikes.
The PM's policy speech addressed many issues but failed to firmly address the nation's security and his tax cut proposal seemed designed to curry public favor.
Millions of transactions between Japanese banking institutions were disrupted. Zengin-Net and the banks must promptly assess losses and make customers whole.
Even official figures indicate that China's fiscal revenue is facing a severe, long-lasting decline, with the real estate crisis having a significant impact.
In addition to a debt-riddled real estate market, China's economy also faces youth unemployment, excessive public debt, and a society aging faster than Japan's.
While a clear win for press freedom, dismissal of the politically motivated tax cases clears "the way of doing business in the Philippines," says Maria Ressa.
Toyota is still pursuing varied technologies to achieve carbon neutrality, but its June 8 announcements show it is now aggressively pursuing the EV market.