Japan to extend gasoline subsidy to first half of next fiscal year: Kyodo

TOKYO, Oct 26 (CNA) - The Japanese government will extend a gasoline subsidy to curb rising energy costs until the first half of the next fiscal year, the Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday (Oct 26).

The government plans to gradually reduce the subsidy from the middle of the next year, Kyodo reported.

The subsidy will be a part of the government's economic stimulus package to help ease the burden of rising living costs. ...continue reading