Abenomics Under Threat as Abe Moves Focus to Constitution Change

Abenomics Under Threat as Abe Moves Focus to Constitution Change

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The National Diet Building stands in Tokyo. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking to change Article 96, to allow amendments to be made with a simple majority in each house, rather than the current two-thirds. Any planned amendment must then face a public referendum.