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Ruling and opposition parties in Japan agreed to a record $144 billion supplemental budget that will go to a parliamentary vote. Although the spending measure is likely to lose in the upper house, approval in the House of Representatives will carry the measure, as that vote would trump the vote in the
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, Sept.
By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan enacted laws on Friday to privatize the postal system, including the world's biggest savings bank, a reform that Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has long advocated as a vital step to streamline the economy.
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