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Ex-Japan PM Abe to face questioning in parliament over funding scandal By Reuters

Ex-Japan PM Abe to face questioning in parliament over funding scandal By Reuters
Ex-Japan PM Abe to face questioning in parliament over funding scandal

Hong Kong imposes 21-day quarantine for visitors, adds South Africa to banned list p HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong extended a compulsory quarantine by an extra seven days to 21 days for all visitors outside China, effective Friday, in stepped-up efforts to.FILE PHOTO: Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe holds a news conference in Tokyo By Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was set on Friday to correct statements he had made in parliament related to a political funding scandal that has also cast a pall over the current premier.Abe apologised on Thursday for repeated false denials that his political funding group had subsidised cherry blossom viewing parties for his supporters, in possible violation of the country's strict political funding laws.Suga is to hold a news conference at 6 p.

Abe did not discuss in detail his dealings with the prosecutors during a news conference on Thursday.Suga, who has been beset by other controversies and seen his support ratings slide less than a year before the next lower house election must be called, also apologised on Thursday for making inaccurate statements.

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