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Japan: Splits, Mergers and Alliances
November 02, 2015
Japan: Splits, Mergers and Alliances
A Japanese party splits, and that could signal a new round of mergers and alliances.
Japan: Splits, Mergers and Alliances
Financial Scandals in Japan Could Force Shake-Up in Abe's Cabinet
March 04, 2015
Financial Scandals in Japan Could Force Shake-Up in Abe's Cabinet
Alleged violations of the Political Funds Control Law are reverberating through the LDP and DPJ alike.
Financial Scandals in Japan Could Force Shake-Up in Abe's Cabinet
Under New President, Japan's Opposition DPJ Seeks a Fresh Start
January 21, 2015
Under New President, Japan's Opposition DPJ Seeks a Fresh Start
New DPJ leader Katsuya Okada faces an uphill task: making Japan's main opposition party credible again.
Under New President, Japan's Opposition DPJ Seeks a Fresh Start
Who Will Lead Japan's Opposition?
January 14, 2015
Who Will Lead Japan's Opposition?
Japan's largest opposition party, the DPJ, is in the midst of a close race for party president.
Who Will Lead Japan's Opposition?
December 20, 2010
Ichiro Ozawa Won't Change Tune
DPJ bruiser Ichiro Ozawa still won’t testify despite Kan’s overtures. Is he preparing to leave the party?
Ichiro Ozawa Won't Change Tune
Kan Clears Joker From Deck
November 22, 2010
Kan Clears Joker From Deck
Was Japanese Justice Minister Minoru Yanagida fired over last week’s gaffe? And will more heads roll?
Kan Clears Joker From Deck
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
September 17, 2010
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
The Japanese PM has drawn his allies close and moved rival Ichiro Ozawa to the backbench.
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
A Nuclear Contradiction?
August 26, 2010
A Nuclear Contradiction?
Japan’s Foreign Minister Okada speaks out on the Iran nuclear issue… and other top topics.
A Nuclear Contradiction?
Kan for Japan?
June 03, 2010
Kan for Japan?
Of all the likely replacements for Hatoyama, it looks like one Naoto Kan stands in the lead.
Kan for Japan?
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