DP chief Okada facing internal pressure to step down

Jul 22, 2016

DP chief Okada facing internal pressure to step down

Ahead of an election for the main opposition Democratic Party in September, DP President Katsuya Okada is facing pressure from its conservative members to step down. In his online newsletter on Wednesday, former State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Teruhiko Mashiko urged Okada ...

Jul 11, 2016

Abe's new voter mandate

Prime Minister Abe should use his coalition's bolstered Diet majority to more effectively implement economic reforms, not to amend the Constitution.