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TORU HASHIMOTO

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 6, 2015
Ishin no To re-elects Matsuno as head, sets stage for DPJ tie-up talks
Japan's third-largest opposition party re-elects its leader as momentum grows for a tie-up with the Democratic Party of Japan.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 2, 2015
Matsui lines up Osaka Ishin no To leadership before Hashimoto steps down as mayor
With just over two weeks until Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's term ends on Dec. 18, Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui has called for a general meeting of his breakaway Osaka Ishin no To (with Osaka in hiragana) national party to elect new leaders.
EDITORIALS
Nov 25, 2015
Ramifications of Osaka elections
Osaka Ishin no Kai's big win in Sunday's elections had national repercussions, but it still needs to work with the opposition to get anything done at the local level.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 23, 2015
Election wins energize Osaka Ishin
The landslide victories scored Sunday by Osaka Ishin no Kai (One Osaka) in the gubernatorial and mayoral elections give its new national counterpart a strong advantage in recruiting for next summer's Upper House election and have the establishment parties on their heels.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 22, 2015
Matsui, Yoshimura claim win in Osaka double election
Osaka voters cast their ballots for continuity over change with Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui and outgoing Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's hand-picked successor, Hirofumi Yoshimura, declaring wins in a double election.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 22, 2015
Osaka heads to polls in double election with national significance
Osaka residents went to the polls Sunday to cast their ballots in two key elections that are expected to have national political ramifications.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 17, 2015
Ishin no Kai-backed candidates lead in polls ahead of double Osaka election
Four days before Sunday's Osaka gubernatorial and mayoral elections, candidates backed by Mayor Toru Hashimoto's Osaka Ishin no Kai (One Osaka) are leading candidates pushed by the established parties.
Japan Times
JAPAN / View from Osaka
Nov 14, 2015
Will Tokyo become Hashimoto's Wonderland?
"It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then."
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 31, 2015
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's new party debuts
With the launch of Osaka Ishin no Kai on Saturday, which aims to take control of the Lower House within five years, Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto kicked off his latest attempt to build an Osaka-based national political movement.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 29, 2015
Tensions rise between Osaka LDP, senior party officials after Suga-Matsui meeting
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga flared tensions after meeting with Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui, who is running against an LDP candidate in next month's polls.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 24, 2015
Ishin no To faction votes to dissolve party; legality of move questioned
Over 200 members of Ishin no To, led by the party's Osaka faction, staged a revolt, voting to dissolve the party.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 22, 2015
Ex-Ishin no To members refuse to give up seal, bankbook as party paralyzed by leadership struggle
Ishin no To may be on the verge of vanishing as rebellious members threaten procedures to legally disband the party.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 15, 2015
Ishin no To expels pro-Abe faction, setting stage for creation of new party
Ishin no To (Japan Innovation Party) on Thursday expelled Osaka-based lawmakers who demanded that its leadership split the party in two and divide its political funds accordingly.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 8, 2015
Osaka's double election heats up after candidates finalized
The main candidates for next month's Osaka mayoral and gubernatorial races, both local elections with national political implications, have been finalized.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 2, 2015
Battle brews over Ishin no To funds as party works through split
An ugly fight over political funds totaling as much as u00a51.33 billion breaks out as the No. 2 opposition party negotiates a bitter internal split.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 1, 2015
Hashimoto, Matsui launch new national party focused on Osaka
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto and Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui have once again ventured into national politics, announcing their new national party and saying it would be Osaka-focused.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / KANSAI PERSPECTIVE
Sep 27, 2015
For Hashimoto, much at stake in name of new national party
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, who is trying to form a new national party to represent the Kansai region, is tasked with deciding on a suitable name.
JAPAN / View from Osaka
Sep 24, 2015
Hashimoto gets typically Trump on protests
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto is many things to many people, but nobody doubts his skill in the art of provocation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 23, 2015
San Francisco unanimously adopts measure to build 'comfort women' memorial
San Francisco decided to build a memorial to commemorate the “comfort women,” despite protests from Toru Hashimoto, mayor of its sister city of Osaka.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 9, 2015
Heads roll as Matsuno shakes up Ishin no To leadership
Yorihisa Matsuno, head of Ishin no To (Japan Innovation Party), has sacked three of the party's four top executives, a move likely to accelerate the unfolding disintegration process of the nation's second-largest opposition force.

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