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Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...
Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF
... Taro Aso Japan's deputy prime minister has a reputation for speaking his mind. But he would have perhaps been wise to keep his mouth shut at a meeting on social security. Aso, who is also the finance minister, urged the country's ill, elderly people to "hurry up and die" to save on government health spending. He swiftly retracted his remarks. Ki Chun-kei Ki ...http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1136848/bad-week-january-27-2013