Maehara to run in DP leadership election

Aug 24, 2016

Maehara to run in DP leadership election

Former Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara is in the final stage of preparations to run in the September leadership election of the largest opposition Democratic Party, informed sources said Wednesday. Maehara is expected to announce his bid as early as Thursday. Renho, acting DP president, ...

Mar 13, 2014

Maehara urges Abe to better ties with U.S., Seoul

Former Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara is calling for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to work toward more stable relations with the United States and South Korea after rifts over historical disputes. Maehara, a prominent member of the Democratic Party of Japan, the main opposition force, ...