Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hit back on Monday at critics over a favouritism and cover-up scandal that has seen his popularity plunge and loosened his iron grip on power. Photo: Reuters

Japan: defiant PM Shinzo Abe hits back over cover-up scandal as popularity dives

Poll shows Shinzo Abe’s approval rating has nosedived to 31 per cent – the lowest since his return to power at the end of 2012

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hit back on Monday at critics over a favouritism and cover-up scandal that has seen his popularity plunge and loosened his iron grip on power. Photo: Reuters
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