Oct 19, 2015

Opposition camp to call for extra Diet session

Five opposition parties have agreed to call on the government to convene an extraordinary Diet session for deliberations on the broad agreement recently achieved on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and newly appointed Cabinet ministers. The Democratic Party of Japan, Ishin no To (Japan Innovation Party), ...

Sep 29, 2015

Minor opposition parties mull coalition talks with JCP

Two minor opposition parties on Monday agreed to consider talks on a proposed coalition with the Japanese Communist Party in a bid to win government and scrap new national security laws. JCP head Kazuo Shii proposed the coalition talks and cooperation among opposition parties ...