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Kazakh Activists Jailed For Making a Simple Statement: 'I Have a Choice'
April 22, 2019

Kazakh Activists Jailed For Making a Simple Statement: 'I Have a Choice'

By Catherine Putz
Do Kazakhs have a choice when it comes to the June 9 election?

Snap Presidential Elections Called in Kazakhstan. But Why?
April 09, 2019

Snap Presidential Elections Called in Kazakhstan. But Why?

By Catherine Putz
One really has to wonder what the point of all this political theater has been?
Japanese Voters Head to Polls in Snap Election
October 22, 2017

Japanese Voters Head to Polls in Snap Election

By Ankit Panda
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks a new mandate amid an intensified threat from North Korea.

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.

Yuriko Koike’s New Party: A Real Game-Changer for Japanese Politics?
September 28, 2017

Yuriko Koike’s New Party: A Real Game-Changer for Japanese Politics?

By Yuki Tatsumi
Does the Tokyo governor's new party galvanize Japan's opposition?

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.

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?
Abe’s Tax Increase Gamble
November 14, 2014

Abe’s Tax Increase Gamble

By Clint Richards
As opposition to the tax builds, Japan must find a way to support its bold economic moves.

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