Why Koike matters to Abenomics

Commentary / Japan Jul 3, 2017

Why Koike matters to Abenomics

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should take the hint delivered by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election, roll up his sleeves and reclaim the mantle of economic progress.

National / Politics Jun 15, 2013

Race begins for metro assembly

by Masaaki Kameda

Campaigning kicked off Friday for the June 23 Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election, which appears to lack a major divisive issue but whose results may portend the outcome of the crucial July Upper House poll. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its partner, New Komeito, which ...