/ Sep 8, 2016

Nippon Ishin eyes law change to ban dual citizenship for lawmakers

Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party) is considering introducing bills that would ban lawmakers and national public servants from holding citizenship other than Japanese, Nobuyuki Baba, secretary-general of the opposition party, said Thursday. The move comes in response to recent controversy over the ...

/ Jun 30, 2014

Ishin-Komeito ties fray in Osaka


Relations between Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party) and New Komeito continue to deteriorate, with party heads Toru Hashimoto and Ichiro Matsui preparing to challenge two Osaka-based New Komeito leaders in the next Lower House election. At an all-party meeting Saturday, Hashimoto and ...