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Japan’s Ruling Conservatives Easily Secure Majority in Parliamentary Election
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), the current ruling party of Japan, has won the 2021 general election, securing a majority of seats in the national parliament. During the election campaign, LDP leader and Prime Minister of...
Who is Fumio Kishida, Japan’s Next Prime Minister, and What Challenges Does He Face?
Fumio Kishida, a former foreign minister for Japan, is set to become the country’s 100th Prime Minister after winning the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) leadership election on Sep. 29. Kishida is expected to assume...
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is resigning.
Japanese Prime Minister Announces Surprise Resignation Ahead of General Elections
On Sept. 3, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga unexpectedly announced his resignation from office. During his one-year tenure, Suga has been blamed for inadequate response strategies to the COVID-19 pandemic. His departure comes amidst rapidly...