LDP mulls support for Yuriko Koike's re-election as Tokyo governor

National Mar 25, 2020

LDP mulls support for Yuriko Koike's re-election as Tokyo governor

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is considering supporting the re-election of Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike in the July 5 gubernatorial poll, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. LDP Secretary-General Toshihiro Nikai, who sees Koike as "a candidate who can win," apparently overrode the wish ...

Fundraising loopholes, a political norm

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Jul 15, 2017

Fundraising loopholes, a political norm

by Philip Brasor

The Liberal Democratic Party lost a large number of seats to Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike's upstart Tomin First Party in the Tokyo assembly election. Media surveys reveal that the public is dismayed by recent scandals involving the LDP, in particular the one surrounding educational ...