Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama walks past a white board during a inspection tour in Tokyo

 
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Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama walks past a white board showing the showing the results of debate between government appointed panels and bureaucrats over spending cuts during a inspection tour at a makeshift offices in a gym in Tokyo November 24, 2009. The names of projects and words such as "budget cut" and "cancelled" are written on the board. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN POLITICS)