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In Neuffer's last column for TSC, he outlines the challenges the Japanese prime minister faces in the months ahead.
Obuchi Going It Alone
And the opposition's ongoing boycott of parliament isn't necessarily a bad thing for the Japanese economy.
Obuchi's Deficit-Spending Program Faces Growing Protest
But public concern is not yet great enough to force a new push for reform.
Japan's Lawmakers Backpedal on Reforms
In actions at the end of 1999, old political and bureaucratic concerns appeared to re-emerge.
Obuchi's Millennium Resolutions
The prime minister vows to fudge on his promises and cut down on the pizza.