People wearing masks cross the street in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: AP People wearing masks cross the street in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: AP
People wearing masks cross the street in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Japan unveils US$700 billion in fresh stimulus to tackle pandemic fallout

  • The new package includes financial support for medical institutions, as well as subsidies to continue a controversial domestic travel scheme
  • Japan officially exited recession last month after three quarters of contraction, and hopes to cement its recovery with the latest spending

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing masks cross the street in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: AP People wearing masks cross the street in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: AP
People wearing masks cross the street in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: AP
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