Mar 26, 2015

Cabinet aims to approve security legislation around May 15

The government and ruling coalition are considering adopting national security legislation aimed at expanding the scope of Self-Defense Forces’ operations overseas at a Cabinet meeting around May 15, Jiji Press has learned. The Abe administration, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its partner, Komeito, ...

Jul 22, 2013

Short of wholehearted support

The LDP and Komeito parties should not view their Upper House election dominance, amid low voter turnout, as carte blanche to ramrod through pet policy lines.