Questions remain on incoming Japanese PM Suga's policy pledges despite promise to 'reform'

TOKYO - Japan's incoming Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to stay on the course his predecessor, Mr Shinzo Abe, took for the country which is saddled with a host of formidable problems.

He has promised to keep what has seemingly worked, mainly the Abenomics mix of fiscal stimulus, monetary easing and structural reforms which registered nascent success, although gains were wiped out by a recession caused by Covid-19.

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