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.
11 Jan 2013
- From the section Business