Dec. 02, 2021

Omicron Variant Starting to Affect Japan's Diplomatic Schedule

Tokyo, Dec. 2 (Jiji Press)--The worldwide spread of the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus has started to cast a shadow over the Japanese government's diplomatic schedule.

LDP Begins Discussing Active Spending Measures

Tokyo, Dec. 2 (Jiji Press)--The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has begun considering active fiscal spending measures to put the Japanese economy back on a growth track.

HEADLINES

POLITICS
PM Kishida Drops Request for Airlines to Stop Accepting Int'l Flight Bookings
ECONOMY
MUFG Bank Pres. Hanzawa Likely to Head Japanese Bankers Association
SPORTS
Badminton: Yamaguchi Wins World Tour Finals Opener while Momota Drops Out
OTHER
General Public's New Year Visit to Imperial Palace to Be Not Allowed Again