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Renho considers appointing Noda as DP secretary-general

Sep 16, 2016

Renho considers appointing Noda as DP secretary-general

The main opposition Democratic Party’s new leader Renho may appoint former Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda as the party’s secretary-general, sources close to the matter said Friday. Renho, who became the first woman to head the party following Thursday’s leadership election, is also thinking about ...

Sep 16, 2016

Government to defer bill penalizing criminal conspiracies

The government and ruling bloc will postpone introducing a bill that penalizes criminal conspiracies, officials said Friday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference that the bill “is not included in the list of legislation to be submitted to the extraordinary Diet ...