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Abe's support drops 7 points to 45% over casino law

Japanese PM pays price for focusing on unpopular legislation

Abe's ruling coalition pushed controversial measures in the just-ended Diet session.

TOKYO -- Public discontent has surpassed support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe following the railroading of a controversial casino resort law through parliament and a bungled initial flood response, the latest Nikkei survey shows.

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