July 11, 2013

Japanese prefectural governors meet to discuss realignment into larger powerful regions



"Prefectural governors on Monday discussed proposals to realign the 47 prefectures into bigger and more powerful regional governments....On a proposed bill to realign the 47 prefectures into about 10 large entities"




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Governors open 2-day meeting on realigning nation's prefectures
July 9th 2013
Daily Yomiuri