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NHK WORLD English

NHK WORLD is the international broadcasting service of NHK.
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LDP President Abe is expected to become next Japan's prime minister.

He said that he has to overcome economy crisis, it is his mission.

I hope he has some good plan to do this.

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Thousands in Japan protest new free trade agreement

An estimated 3,000 Japanese farmers converged in Tokyo on Wednesday to protest against Japan joining a new free trade agreement.Joining the pact -- known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TTP --...
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Farmers definitely against the TPP. They are afraid that Japaese people come to choose cheap foods from other countries.

I won't buy unsafe foods added many agricultual chemicals if they are more cheaper. Maybe than that made in Japan.I think I'm not minority.

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Japan PM on US trip to boost ties

Japan PM on US trip to boost ties | Japanese politics glip | Scoop.it

TPP isn't necessary??

PM Noda was reluctant to join in TPP because farmers in Japan will damege due to this.

 

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Toyota reports surge in profits

Toyota reports surge in profits | Japanese politics glip | Scoop.it

Sales-tax-scheme may have been affected carmaker's sales.

Goverment have been offered a subsidy of up to 100,000 yen per car on eco-friendly vehicles.

Most analysts expect that the scheme will end within next few months, and, this is my thought, the sales tax will rise in near future, so customers want to buy as early  as they can.

However, a auto analyst says "Tax incentives are expected to expire anytime and sales may nose dive as a result."

 

nose dive: droping suddenly

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Japan’s general election and the TPP

Japan’s general election and the TPP | Japanese politics glip | Scoop.it
Author: Aurelia George Mulgan, UNSW, CanberraWhether or not Japan should participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations is one of the most contested issues among political parties in the lower house election, which will take place...

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NHK WORLD TV | JAPAN 7 DAYS

NHK WORLD TV | JAPAN 7 DAYS | Japanese politics glip | Scoop.it

Discussions on whether in or not reached filal stage.

Japan's business comunity eants to use TPP for spuring econoic recovery but aggricultural organizations believe this will have a devastating effect on them.

 

I think now isn't the best, so if we join in TPP, it won't be worse than now.

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Japan sales tax clears final vote

Japan sales tax clears final vote | Japanese politics glip | Scoop.it

Yoshihiko Noda, japan's prime minister has argued the bill to double sales tax by 2015,

and the parliament pssed it.

Some say the tax will severely hurt consumer spending.

 

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Japan house passes sales tax bill

Japan house passes sales tax bill | Japanese politics glip | Scoop.it

President Noda says that he will double our sales tax...

We sigh for this plan.

However, we may have no choice but to admit this.

One of the reasons is the aging society.

By 2060, 40% of the Japanese population will be of retirement age.

We will have to suport many eldery person.

Many Japnese people against this, but I think we can't avoid this doubling sales tax plan.

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