DP chief Okada facing internal pressure to step down

Jul 22, 2016

DP chief Okada facing internal pressure to step down

Ahead of an election for the main opposition Democratic Party in September, DP President Katsuya Okada is facing pressure from its conservative members to step down. In his online newsletter on Wednesday, former State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Teruhiko Mashiko urged Okada ...

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 ...