Aug 4, 2014

Nippon Ishin, Yui delay party merger plans

Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party) and Yui no To (Unity Party) agreed Sunday to put off their merger until Sept. 21. The agreement was made at a meeting in Nagoya between Nippon Ishin head Toru Hashimoto and Yui leader Kenji Eda. Other ...

Eda stirs opposition shake-up

Dec 10, 2013

Eda stirs opposition shake-up

At the center of a possible realignment of the opposition camp, former Your Party Secretary-General Kenji Eda manages to gather some 50 Diet lawmakers as he launches a policy study group expected to lead to a new party.