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Head of ruling-LDP party faction to resign: sources

/ Feb 8, 2018

Head of ruling-LDP party faction to resign: sources

Fukushiro Nukaga, the head of the third largest intraparty faction of the ruling Liberal Democrat Party, told a top faction member from the Upper House that he will resign next month in line with demands by many bloc members, faction sources said Thursday. Nukaga met ...

/ Nov 25, 2015

Japan to send lawmaker Nukaga for funeral of Kim Young-sam

Japan will send Fukushiro Nukaga, head of the Japan-South Korea parliamentarians' league, as its special representative to a state funeral for former South Korean President Kim Young-sam scheduled for Thursday, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Nukaga, a former finance minister and a senior Liberal ...

Senior Chinese leader urges Abe to admit wartime mistakes

/ May 8, 2015

Senior Chinese leader urges Abe to admit wartime mistakes

China's fourth highest-ranking leader, Yu Zhengsheng, said Friday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to more readily admit Tokyo's past militarism and voiced dissatisfaction with his recent remarks ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. "For China's culture, what is ...

/ Oct 15, 2013

Ex-finance chief Nukaga met Park's top aide to improve ties

Former Finance Minister Fukushiro Nukaga, a veteran legislator of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, held talks last week with a high-ranking official at the South Korean president's office, Seoul government sources said Monday. Nukaga, who heads the Japan-South Korea parliamentarians' league, met ...