Hashimoto seeks Your Party tie-up

/ Jun 4, 2014

Hashimoto seeks Your Party tie-up

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In a development that could create further tensions between the two main factions of soon to be divided Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party), co-leader Toru Hashimoto and Your Party head Keiichiro Asao announced a plan to coordinate key policies with the aim ...

Ishihara to leave Ishin, form right-wing party

May 29, 2014

Ishihara to leave Ishin, form right-wing party

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Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party) co-leader Shintaro Ishihara said Thursday that he will soon launch a party "more conservative" than the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, allowing torn Nippon Ishin to merge, as planned, with a center-left party and perhaps trigger a sweeping ...