THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
July 15, 2022 at 15:13 JST
The state funeral for Shigeru Yoshida, a former prime minister, was held on Oct. 31, 1967, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Experts were divided on the plan to hold a state funeral this autumn for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, which would be the first for a former prime minister in more than half a century. [Read More]
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