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Japan to cut reliance on bond sales.

Prime minister Shinzo Abe is seeking to demonstrate a determination to repair the state’s stretched finances.
Wages in way of Abe’s war on deflation

Japanese government says inflation target of 2% is crucial, but with wages stagnant and employers looking to cut salaries some doubt it is achievable
China and Japan attempt to ease tensions

China’s incoming president meets Japanese envoy in first high-profile discussion between the two countries since start of bitter territorial dispute