FILE PHOTO: Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso answers a question during a news conference of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Fukuoka, Japan June 9, 2019. Eugene Hoshiko/Pool via REUTERS
November 19, 2020
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday he was not currently thinking about giving households cash handouts for a second time.
Aso made his remarks in parliament when asked whether he would consider cash handouts as a means of providing a basic income to households.
(Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)