Around 87% of Japanese would support Emperor's abdication

Aug 9, 2016

Around 87% of Japanese would support Emperor's abdication

An overwhelming majority of Japanese support the right to abdication, according to a Kyodo News survey conducted after Emperor Akihito issued a rare video message indicating his desire to relinquish the throne if he becomes unable to fulfill his duties. The survey came as ...

Jul 20, 2016

Record 56% of Taiwanese say favorite country is Japan

A poll has shown that a record 56 percent of Taiwanese people picked Japan as the foreign country or region they like most, the Taipei office of Japan’s Interchange Association has revealed. Japan has earned the top spot for the fifth straight time since ...

Trump can say no wrong as he widens lead over Republican field

Dec 24, 2015

Trump can say no wrong as he widens lead over Republican field

Provocative billionaire Donald Trump is the dominant Republican candidate heading into the 2016 presidential election year, after a poll released Wednesday gave him double the support of his nearest competitor. The real estate magnate’s campaign trail bombast — including extraordinary comments that have stunned ...

Trump, Clinton extend leads; Rubio unseats Carson: poll

Dec 3, 2015

Trump, Clinton extend leads; Rubio unseats Carson: poll

Donald Trump has extended his lead in the Republican presidential nomination race amid a fresh bout of controversy over his remarks about Muslims, while Hillary Clinton has consolidated her lead among Democrats, a poll showed Wednesday. Less than two months before the first state-wide ...