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Japan tsunami reconstruction funds 'misspent'

Japan has spent funds intended for reconstruction after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami on unrelated projects, a government audit has found.

Projects financed by the $150bn (£93bn) fund include roads in Okinawa, prison vocational training and subsidies for a contact lens factory.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo.

  • 31 Oct 2012
  • From the section Asia
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