Meet the people driving Japan's new Democratic Party

Mar 27, 2016

Meet the people driving Japan's new Democratic Party

Following are brief profiles of the executives running the Democratic Party, the new opposition party formed Sunday through the merger of the Democratic Party of Japan and Ishin no To (Japan Innovation Party): Katsuya Okada Okada, 62, served as deputy prime minister and foreign ...

Feb 29, 2016

DPJ, Ishin to merge March 27 at special convention

The Democratic Party of Japan and Ishin no To (Japan Innovation Party) will hold a convention March 27 in a Tokyo hotel to launch their new party, members of the two parties said Monday. The largest and third-largest opposition parties will merge to challenge ...