National Dec 23, 2013

Most oppose using force to aid ally: poll

More than half of the public opposes revising the government's interpretation of the Constitution just for the sake of engaging in collective self-defense, a survey says. According to a weekend telephone survey on the issue of collective defense, or aiding an ally that comes under ...

Vietnam photo exhibit opens

National Nov 5, 2013

Vietnam photo exhibit opens

A photo exhibition co-sponsored by Vietnam News Agency and Kyodo News opened in Hanoi on Monday to mark the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Year and the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. The exhibition, held at VNA's headquarters in Hanoi, features ...

National / Politics Jul 14, 2013

LDP's lead intact ahead of election: poll

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's support rating has barely changed ahead of the Upper House election, reflecting the substantial lead it holds over the opposition Democratic Party of Japan, a survey said Sunday. The nationwide telephone survey conducted over the weekend said that 30.6 percent ...