Hatoyama disses LDP but is otherwise vague

| Aug 1, 2009

Hatoyama disses LDP but is otherwise vague

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With the pivotal Aug. 30 election looming, Democratic Party of Japan President Yukio Hatoyama said Friday the upcoming Lower House battle will offer the public an opportunity to hand down its judgment on the past four years of Liberal Democratic Party rule. The poll will ...

Do or die at poll for Kokumin

| Jul 24, 2009

Do or die at poll for Kokumin

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The upcoming Lower House election is the last chance for Kokumin Shinto (People's New Party) to stop postal privatization — and failure would leave the party's survival in doubt, leader Tamisuke Watanuki said. "This election is the last chance," Watanuki said during a recent group ...