Poll shows close race in Hokkaido by-election

Apr 18, 2016

Poll shows close race in Hokkaido by-election

The ruling and opposition parties are in a close fight in one of the two Lower House by-elections next Sunday that are being viewed as a prelude to this summer’s Upper House election. The Hokkaido No. 5 single-seat district is being contested by a ...

Apr 6, 2016

Lawmaker Inoki to scrap plan to visit North Korea

Lawmaker Antonio Inoki on Wednesday said he will scrap a plan to visit North Korea due to the sanctions levied against the communist country following its nuclear test and missile launches earlier this year. The four-day travel plan from Friday came to light on ...