• Kyodo News

  • SHARE

The approval rate for Prime Minister Taro Aso’s Cabinet came to 19.2 percent in a weekend survey, down 6.3 percentage points from the previous survey in December and falling far below the critical 30 percent mark.

The disapproval rate came to 70.2 percent, up 8.9 points, with 46.4 percent of respondents saying they would prefer Ichiro Ozawa, leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, as prime minister, up 11.9 points.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)