Yoshihide- Japan PM says will decide soon whether to use 500 bln yen for targeted payments
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday that he will decide by next week whether to use 500 billion yen ($4.58 billion) in reserve funds for targeted payments as part of emergency measures to help people suffering economically due to coronavirus.
Suga told a government meeting that measures would include payments of 50,000 yen to single-parent and low income households as well as aid for work training and food banks.
($1 = 109.1400 yen)
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