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JAPAN / Politics
Aug 13, 2023
Legislation on assisted reproductive technology delayed in Japan
Currently in Japan, the right of children born through fertility treatment to know their biological parents is not guaranteed
Japan Times
JAPAN / Explainer
Apr 18, 2022
Japan bids for more streamlined approach to children’s issues with new agency
Deliberations on a series of bills that will allow the government to create the agency, a key part of the agenda for the current parliamentary session, will begin on Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Oct 24, 2021
Is Taro Kono politically dead?
Effectively demoted after his unsuccessful LDP leadership bid, the former vaccine czar needs to maintain his public popularity while hoping the party's views move closer to his own.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 4, 2021
Challenges await as Kishida takes reins as Japan's prime minister
Fumio Kishida is taking over as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. But his first job will be securing his mandate.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Oct 4, 2021
What Kishida's Cabinet picks tell us
It is important to look at not only who gets tapped, but which LDP factions they represent.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 3, 2021
Nobuo Kishi to stay as Japan defense chief, Koichi Hagiuda to be trade minister
Kishida is also set to appoint Seiko Noda, one of his rivals in the LDP leadership election, as minister in charge of declining birthrates and gender equality.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 29, 2021
Fumio Kishida to become Japan's PM following close LDP leadership race
The LDP veteran defeated Taro Kono, the vaccine czar and No. 1 choice for prime minister in public opinion polls, in a runoff thanks to strong backing from lawmakers.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 29, 2021
Vote to pick LDP leader — and Japan's next PM — narrows to Kishida and Kono
The winner will almost certainly become the next prime minister ahead of a general election due in weeks and with the economy stumbling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 29, 2021
WATCH LIVE: What to look out for in Japan's ruling party leadership vote
The Liberal Democratic Party votes for a new leader in an unusually unpredictable tussle that will essentially decide the No. 3 economy's next prime minister.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 28, 2021
Taro Kono faces intractable opposition — from his own party
Vicious infighting from the far-right of the LDP could destabilize the next administration, rendering even a popular prime minister practically a lame duck upon election.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 28, 2021
Japan PM hopefuls make last-ditch appeal before LDP leadership poll
The election will likely end up in a runoff between vaccination minister Taro Kono and former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida as no candidate is expected to win a first-round majority.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 28, 2021
LGBTQ groups hope LDP's leadership race may lead to same-sex marriage in Japan
Of the four candidates for the Liberal Democratic Party leadership, Taro Kono and Seiko Noda have supported gay marriage. Within Asia, same-sex marriage is currently only legal in Taiwan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 27, 2021
Taro Kono still LDP members' favorite for next Japan PM, poll shows
Whichever LDP candidate wins will become prime minister when the Diet holds an extraordinary session from Oct. 4 as the LDP-led coalition holds a majority in both chambers.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 27, 2021
Who the opposition wants to win the LDP presidential race
The opposition are strategizing on how to erode the ruling LDP-Komeito coalition's Lower House majority, a task all the more difficult without knowing who their principal opponent will be.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 26, 2021
Three PM hopefuls call for Japan to continue with nuclear fuel recycle program
Taro Kono, the only contender who has pushed for phasing out nuclear power, went against his leadership rivals and said Japan should pivot away from fuel recycling 'as soon as possible.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Sep 24, 2021
Sanae Takaichi emerges as dark horse candidate in LDP leadership race
Despite initially being viewed as a no-hope candidate, Takaichi has used Shinzo Abe's backing and media appearances to build support among lawmakers and the public.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 24, 2021
Balance of nuclear and renewables looms large in LDP presidential race
While all candidates see some future for nuclear energy, they are divided on whether to increase its share of electricity generation and how to handle renewables.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 22, 2021
Will Japan’s next PM take a shot at constitutional amendment?
An important political factor at play here is that every single LDP candidate has to voice support for constitutional amendment if they hope to win the party presidential race.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 21, 2021
Japan's PM hopefuls seek summit with North Korea on abduction issue
No visible progress was seen in the Suga government, either. Tokyo and Pyongyang still have no diplomatic ties.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Sep 20, 2021
LDP contenders put China in crosshairs in bid to win votes
Foreign policy has taken on increased importance in the party's presidential race, as candidates are trying to win over conservative members with a tough stance on Beijing.

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