The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes
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Japanese government approves new $116bn stimulus package

The Japanese government has approved a fresh 10.3tn yen ($116bn; £72bn) stimulus package in an attempt to spur a revival in its economy.

The package will include infrastructure spending, as well as incentives for businesses to boost investment.

Tokyo estimates that the stimulus will boost Japan's economy by 2% and create 600,000 jobs.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo.

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