• LDP is discussing tax system for special economic zone
  • No prospects of summits with South Korea or China now
  • Security environment surrounding Japan is becoming harsher

Eamonn noted the presser by Abe earlier but there’s nothing of real note. There’s a bit of talk about the Japanese secrets bill. The man from down under also noted a stroy which said that Japan’s growth wasn’t at it was cracked up to be, Japan’s GDP growth was really just 1.1%