Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
The Japanese PM has drawn his allies close and moved rival Ichiro Ozawa to the backbench.
Kan Holds Onto Japan Leadership
Prime Minister Naoto Kan has survived a close-fought challenge to his leadership by Ichiro Ozawa.
Ozawa-Kan Leadership Finale
The DPJ election circus is coming to a close. But will lawmakers be listening to the Japanese public?
DPJ’s Grim Reaper?
By running for prime minister, Ichiro Ozawa could tear Japan’s ruling party apart.
Ozawa Steps Up
After weeks of speculation, Japan’s political titan has decided to vie for the DPJ leadership.
Through Kan’s Fingers
Now, the question looms even larger. Was Kan the right choice to replace Hatoyama?
Not Your Average Election
There’s a lot at stake for all players in Japan’s upcoming mid-term election.
Tanigaki: Political Martyr?
Does Japan’s opposition party leader plan to live or die by electoral sword?
Kan for Japan?
Of all the likely replacements for Hatoyama, it looks like one Naoto Kan stands in the lead.
Hatoyama: Dream Killer
Whether it’s a case of ‘nice guys finish last’ or not, Hatoyama’s quashed the hopes of many.
Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama announces his resignation. Last year’s optimism has evaporated.