Oct 21, 2016

Another snap election?

Prime Minister Abe should consider whether yet another election is in the interests of voters — especially if it's to be held with the disparity in the value of votes between constituencies uncorrected.

Oct 7, 2016

LDP gets cold feet on axing spousal tax break


In the latest sign that the ruling Liberal Democratic Party will not reform a tax break that has long been viewed as a disincentive for working women, Secretary-General Toshihiro Nikai appeared to walk back his earlier support for the reform. The spousal tax break ...