Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: AFP

Japan to pledge 2019 tax hike to address debt mountain

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sees raise – already delayed twice over fears it could derail the fragile economy – as essential to finance snowballing social security expenditure in the rapidly ageing society

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: AFP
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