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Amidst Plummeting Approval Ratings, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to Step Down
Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga announced on Friday, Aug. 3 that he will not be running in his party’s leadership race beginning on Sept. 29, effectively ending his tenure as Japanese prime minister after less...
Japan’s New Era Name: The ‘Beautiful Harmony’ of Reiwa
A special panel has chosen the new era name for Japan following the expected abdication of the island country’s current emperor, Akihito, on April 30. Each Japanese emperor has an era name, or gengo (元号)...