Japan to compile second extra budget to combat coronavirus pandemic: Nikkei
Police officers wearing protective face masks ride bicycles on the street under a nationwide state of emergency as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Tokyo, Japan May 10, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/
May 10, 2020
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will compile a second supplementary budget for the current fiscal year to fundditional measures to combat the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday.
The government plans to pass the supplementary budget through the current parliamentary session that runs through June 17, the paper said, without citing sources.
(Reporting by Leika Kihara; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)