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How Japan's COVID success can spur major economic reform

Bold moves needed to reduce bureaucracy and rekindle innovation

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Fumio Kishida must multitask in a hurry.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

Japan's government is on a genuine roll as anti-COVID-19 policies show signs of success, earning Prime Minister Fumio Kishida big political capital points.

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