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What Japan's Elections Tell Us About a Post-Abe LDP
July 26, 2019

What Japan's Elections Tell Us About a Post-Abe LDP

By Mina Pollmann
The results were an indication of ballot box strength, but Abe's pending Cabinet reshuffle will be equally telling.

After the Presidential Election, What Next for Abe and the LDP?
September 23, 2018

After the Presidential Election, What Next for Abe and the LDP?

By Thisanka Siripala
After a sweeping victory against a rival LDP member, Abe secures a new 3 year term as party leader -- and prime minister.
Japan’s Upper House Electoral Reform Sparks Democracy Debate
August 04, 2018

Japan’s Upper House Electoral Reform Sparks Democracy Debate

By Thisanka Siripala
The latest electoral reforms are criticized for serving vested party interests.

Japan’s Lessons for Malaysia
July 01, 2018

Japan’s Lessons for Malaysia

By Nithin Coca
Japan’s 2009 election experience has lessons for Malaysia’s first opposition government.

Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again
December 29, 2017

Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again

By Charlotte Gao
Xi Jinping met with a Japanese delegation led by Toshihiro Nikai, secretary general of Japan's LDP, in Beijing.

With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet
October 30, 2017

With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet

By Ankit Panda
The reshuffled Japanese cabinet from August 2017 will remain in place following the LDP's general election showing.

Abe Makes a Surprise Appearance, Hails 45 Years of Japan-China Relations
September 29, 2017

Abe Makes a Surprise Appearance, Hails 45 Years of Japan-China Relations

By Charlotte Gao
Abe was the first Japanese PM in 15 years to attend the Chinese embassy in Tokyo's National Day celebration.
Abe Dissolves the Diet, Snap Elections Set for October
September 28, 2017

Abe Dissolves the Diet, Snap Elections Set for October

By Zachary Torrey
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is capitalizing on his recently higher approval ratings to renew his party's mandate.

What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?
August 17, 2017

What's China's View On Abe’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle?

By Pengqiao Lu
Compared to the past, China has been relatively restrained in its criticism of Abe.

Abe's Cabinet Reshuffle, Explained
August 05, 2017

Abe's Cabinet Reshuffle, Explained

By Michael MacArthur Bosack
Despite a drastic public opinion slide, Abe's new cabinet was remarkably consistent.

Abe's Political Woes Continue With Moritomo Scandal Arrests
August 02, 2017

Abe's Political Woes Continue With Moritomo Scandal Arrests

By Mina Pollmann
A much-needed electoral victory for the LDP comes with arrests in a scandal involving Abe and his wife.
Elections, Scandals, and Resignations: Can Shinzo Abe Survive in Japanese Politics?
July 29, 2017

Elections, Scandals, and Resignations: Can Shinzo Abe Survive in Japanese Politics?

By Ankit Panda
Beleaguered by scandal, an election loss in Tokyo, and a significant resignation, how is Abe's political position?

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