Jan 19, 2015

Okada has his work cut out

Katsuya Okada, the new leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, had better set a clear policy direction for Japan's largest opposition party if he hopes to have it come back from its 2012 fall from power.

Jan 8, 2015

A crucial test for the DPJ

The priority for the Democratic Party of Japan, which kicked off the race this week to choose its new leader Jan. 18, is to rebuild itself into a force that can, either on its own or through mergers or alliances with other parties, once ...

Renho aims to run for DPJ president

Dec 24, 2014

Renho aims to run for DPJ president

Former government revitalization minister Renho, who goes by just one name, said Wednesday she aims to run in the Democratic Party of Japan’s presidential election next month. “I will certainly try (to join the race),” the former television personality told reporters. But she said ...