Japanese parliament fails to reform electric industry

06/27/2013 | NHK World (Japan) · Japan News, The

Japan's coalition government, headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, faced a major setback when the upper house of parliament adjourned without taking up legislation to reform the electricity business. The bill would have added competition by allowing residential and commercial customers to choose their power supplier. The reform is a key part of Abe's plan to revitalize the economy.

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