Japan PM Abe promises to "rid the country of deflation once and for all"
The Nikkei Asian Review reporting comments from the Japanese PM Abe’s first policy speech since the last month’s snap election, with the key headlines found below.
Promising to "rid the country of deflation once and for all."
To use all policy tools, including tax reforms, deregulation and push up wages.
Abe said he would "increase pressure on North Korea along with the international community" in order to deal with Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development programs as well as to resolve the issue of Japanese citizens abducted and taken to the country.