• Kyodo


Public support for Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s Cabinet has tumbled to a record low of 26.4 percent, compared with 31.6 percent last month, a Kyodo News poll said Sunday.

The weekend poll also said that over 60 percent of the public believes Noda should replace the land and defense ministers, following the passage of nonbinding censure motions against them by the Upper House earlier this month.

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