TITLE

Who's in charge?

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Steve
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/14/94, Vol. 116 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Japanese Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa has abandoned attempts to remove his chief cabinet secretary, Masayoshi Takemura, who had publicly opposed his tax-reform plans. Takemura's formation of a group within the coalition government openly opposed to his chief political allies; Hosokawa's embarrassing retreat; His lack of authority to respond effectively to American demands for swift measures to open Japan's closed markets.
ACCESSION #
9403087518

 

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