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Kishida Government Distracted By Corruption Scandal

William Pesek, Columnist, Nikkei Asia

29-Jan-24 07:30

Kishida Government Distracted By Corruption Scandal

It’s been a rough January for Japan - it experienced a severe earthquake in the Ishikawa prefecture on New Year’s Day affecting manufacturing supply chains, and a corruption scandal is putting the political stability of the government at risk. Will January set the tone for the rest of the year for Japan? We discuss this with Tokyo-based journalist William Pesek.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Keith Kam


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