Jun 6, 2016

330 planning to run in Upper House election

As of Sunday, 330 people were planning to run in the July 10 Upper House election, according to a Jiji Press survey. Battles between candidates of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and unified candidates from four opposition parties are expected to dominate all 32 ...

Jan 28, 2016

The lethargic opposition

To avoid another blowout defeat at the hands of the LDP-Komeito alliance, the opposition parties must increase their cooperation and present voters with an alternative vision.