Renho considers appointing Noda as DP secretary-general

Sep 16, 2016

Renho considers appointing Noda as DP secretary-general

The main opposition Democratic Party’s new leader Renho may appoint former Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda as the party’s secretary-general, sources close to the matter said Friday. Renho, who became the first woman to head the party following Thursday’s leadership election, is also thinking about ...

Aug 11, 2016

Democratic Party leadership race

The Democratic Party needs a genuinely competitive race to choose its next leader that will allow the party to thoroughly discuss pressing policy issues.

Renho to announce bid for DP presidency

Aug 3, 2016

Renho to announce bid for DP presidency

Democratic Party deputy leader Renho plans to announce Friday her bid to become head of Japan’s largest opposition party, sources said Wednesday. Due to her high name recognition, Renho could be a major candidate in the party presidential election in September, the sources said. ...