LDP touts moves to bolster 'Abenomics'

May 21, 2014

LDP touts moves to bolster 'Abenomics'

Corporate tax cuts, stronger corporate governance and closing the tax gap between one- and two-income households are among the Liberal Democratic Party’s recommendations for inclusion in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic growth strategy, due by the end of next month. The LDP, which met ...

May 20, 2014

Divided coalition begins defense talks

The ruling coalition kicked off discussions Tuesday aimed at overcoming a fundamental division on whether the Cabinet should reinterpret the Constitution and upgrade Japan’s defense posture in a changing security environment. While the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants swift ...

Ex-leaders revive no-nukes crusade

May 7, 2014

Ex-leaders revive no-nukes crusade

Three months after his defeat in the Tokyo gubernatorial race, former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa has teamed up once again with fellow ex-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to renew their effort to abolish nuclear power, even as the central government takes steps to revive it. ...