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Khurelsukh Cruises to Victory in Mongolian Presidential Race
June 10, 2021

Khurelsukh Cruises to Victory in Mongolian Presidential Race

By Julian Dierkes, Marissa Smith, and Shannon Tiezzi
It was the biggest victory ever in Mongolia’s democratic history.

Bolor Lkhaajav on Mongolia’s Messy Presidential Election
June 01, 2021

Bolor Lkhaajav on Mongolia’s Messy Presidential Election

By Shannon Tiezzi
A run-down of the state of Mongolian politics a week before the election.
Why Did Young South Koreans Ditch the Democratic Party and President Moon?
April 09, 2021

Why Did Young South Koreans Ditch the Democratic Party and President Moon?

By Seoho Lee
In the crucial by-elections, young voters turned away from the ruling party they once supported. What happened?

The Enigma of Japanese Politics
July 28, 2017

The Enigma of Japanese Politics

By Shin Kawashima
With PM Abe under fire, why are leaders of the main opposition party stepping down?

Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Election: Winners and Losers
July 07, 2017

Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Election: Winners and Losers

By Yuki Tatsumi
Is the beginning of the end for Abe's political dominance?

Abe's LDP Loses Big in Tokyo Metropolitan Elections: Why That Matters
July 07, 2017

Abe's LDP Loses Big in Tokyo Metropolitan Elections: Why That Matters

By Mina Pollmann
Governor Yuriko Koike's new Tokyo Citizens First party takes a big majority in Japan's capital.

Does Another Election Loom in Japan?
October 06, 2016

Does Another Election Loom in Japan?

By Yuki Tatsumi
A snap election may be political expedient for Abe, but do Japanese taxpayers need to pay for another election now?
Why Japan Has No Donald Trump
October 03, 2016

Why Japan Has No Donald Trump

By Richard Solomon
Unlike the U.S. (Trump) or U.K. (Brexit), Japan lacks a strong, anti-establishment populist movement.

Democratic Party Presidential Election: Another Missed Opportunity for Japan's Opposition
September 19, 2016

Democratic Party Presidential Election: Another Missed Opportunity for Japan's Opposition

By Yuki Tatsumi
Once again, the DP misses a chance to carry out substantial political debate.

What Does Tokyo's New Governor Mean for Japanese Politics?
August 03, 2016

What Does Tokyo's New Governor Mean for Japanese Politics?

By Yuki Tatsumi
How an independent candidate managed to beat out candidates from both the ruling LDP and the main opposition coalition.

A Big Win for Japan's Ruling Coalition: Main Takeaways
July 12, 2016

A Big Win for Japan's Ruling Coalition: Main Takeaways

By Yuki Tatsumi
What the results of Japan's Upper House elections tells us about the state of Japanese politics.
Abenomics Is Failing. So Why Is Abe Poised to Win Big in Japan's Elections?
July 05, 2016

Abenomics Is Failing. So Why Is Abe Poised to Win Big in Japan's Elections?

By Trissia Wijaya
Despite little economic progress, Japan will vote for the status quo on July 10.

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