Sony Corp. Chief Executive and President Kazuo Hirai, right, speaks during a meeting with reporters at his office in Tokyo Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Hirai praised the country's prime minister Friday for

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Sony Corp. Chief Executive and President Kazuo Hirai, right, speaks during a meeting with reporters at his office in Tokyo Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Hirai praised the country's prime minister Friday for his efforts to jump-start the economy and put the nation back on the global stage. "From my perspective, he is saying all the right things," Hirai said of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took office late last year. Abe was restoring global confidence in Japan, he said, while stressing that delivering on promises with action was critical. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama) less 

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