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DPJ

EDITORIALS
Feb 4, 2013
The DPJ's obligation
Members of the No. 1 opposition party, DPJ, have a duty to check the moves of the Abe administration with regard to economic and and defense policies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / YEN FOR LIVING
Oct 26, 2012
Candidate deposit requirement guarantees same faces on the ballot
It costs a lot to run for office in Japan, and a lot to lose.
JAPAN
May 3, 2012
Ministry airs protest notes to Asahi
The Finance Ministry has made public protest letters it sent to The Asahi Shimbun newspaper over the daily's April 5 report that looked into relations between key figures of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan and senior ministry bureaucrats, saying the article has "many descriptions based on misinterpretation...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / YEN FOR LIVING
Oct 18, 2010
Lawyers' livelihoods to get needier
Six years ago, the LDP raised the bar of number for the number of practicing lawyers in Japan but is passing the bar still that attractive?
Japan Times
JAPAN / POLITICS IN FOCUS
Mar 30, 2004
Opposition reconsiders anti-LDP tactics
Majority rule is a basic feature of democracy. This principle, however, has often gone through violent contortions when it comes to voting in the Diet, a phenomenon rarely if ever observed in other advanced democracies.

Longform

Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals