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Abe tasks new cabinet with promoting productivity, education

Japan to promote free-school policy as part of $17.5bn package

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a news conference Wednesday after reappointing his cabinet.

TOKYO -- Newly re-elected Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday he will use every policy lever at his disposal to beat deflation, including budgets and taxes, with a particular focus on boosting stagnant productivity and encouraging the development of talent.

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