New Komeito (JP)

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Name: New Komeito (JP) (Komeito, New Komeito)
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Yamaguchi reelected New Komeito leader

TOKYO —Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of the New Komeito Party, has been reelected for another two years after being unopposed for the party’s leadership.The New Komeito is the ruling Liberal-Democratic Party’s junior coalition party.Yamaguchi’s party has been ... [Published Japan Today - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Abe wanted a loyal LDP secretary general

TOKYO -- Sadakazu Tanigaki now holds the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's No. 2 post because Prime Minister Shinzo Abe believes him to be the least likely to betray him.Abe was alarmed by certain remarks and moves by then LDP Secretary-General Shigeru ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's new cabinet line-up

A + A - Reset TOKYO (Sept 3): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, head of the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, on Wednesday reshuffled his 20-month old cabinet.He kept key ministers including finance, foreign and economy ministers, while appointing ... [Published Malaysia Edge - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

54 women elected in Japan vote

Tokyo - A record 54 women won seats in Japan's weekend election but female parliamentary representation still remains low by developed world standards at 11%, results showed on Monday.The opposition Democratic Party scored a historic win over the long-ruling ... [Published News24 - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

AFP - Japan-politics-list

Japan-politics-listContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Japan's new cabinet line-upTOKYO, Sept 03, 2014 (AFP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, head of the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, on Wednesday reshuffled his 20-month old cabinet.He kept key ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Abe to reshuffle lineup

JapanSep. 2, 2014 - Updated 01:25 UTCJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to reshuffle his cabinet and top executives of the governing Liberal Democratic Party on Wednesday.So far, Abe intends to appoint heavyweight Toshihiro Nikai chairman of the ... [Published NHK - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

PM Modi meets governor of Aichi Prefecture of Japan

Tokyo, Sept 02 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday met Governor of Aichi Prefecture of Japan, Hideaki Ohmura, Chairman of Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa, and chief representative of New Komeito, Natsuo Yamaguchi, during his five-day visit ... [Published Ani News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

PM Narendra Modi visits Tokyo's Sacred Heart University, meets New Komeito leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the fourth day of his five-day state visit to Japan by dropping in at Tokyo's Sacred Heart University and meeting Natsuo Yamaguchi, the leader of the New Komeito, which is a junior coalition ally of the ruling Liberal ... [Published DNA India - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Abe faces roadblock this fall

Secretary General Shigeru Ishiba of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party appears to be fighting an uphill battle to remain in that powerful post as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares to reshuffle his Cabinet in September — as well as the top posts of the ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Views split on tax rate for daily necessities

Jiji Press Business groups in Japan are divided over a proposal to introduce a reduced consumption tax rate for daily necessities, hearings by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner New Komeito show.The hearings, conducted ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Japan’s right wing: Unwelcome change

SHINZO ABE, Japan’s prime minister, has reason to feel chuffed ahead of his first cabinet reshuffle on September 3rd. He has the same 18-member team he began with in late 2012: a record of continuity unmatched in post-war Japanese politics. But as ... [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Chinese Vice President Seeks To Improve Ties With Japan

BEIJING, Aug 19 (Bernama) -- Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao told a group of Japanese lawmakers on Monday that he plans to make efforts to help the two countries improve their relations, Japan's Jiji Press news agency reports.An environment necessary ... [Published Bernama - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

On Sept. 4, the day after assuming the key party post, the 69-year-old Tanigaki told senior LDP executives that it "is my job to support the prime minister no matter what. I will seek to establish solid unity among all party members so that various people can play a role in various situations."
"I was relieved to be able to produce the result," Aoki later told reporters. "It's very significant that I won in a constituency that was symbolic for the coalition government."
"India is the only country which has gods in the shape of female" he said. Coining his sentence in the context of a Cabinet, he said education is linked to Goddess Saraswati, finance to Goddess Laxmi, Security and Home...
"Achieving growth through competitiveness policies, deregulation, competition - these are things which must be done and they are just common sense,” said economist Heizo Takenaka, a member of a government economic advisory panel."

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Yamaguchi reelected New Komeito leader [Published Japan Today - 13 hours ago]
Japanese Mass Media Buries Self-Immolation Prot... [Published Japan Focus - Sep 15 2014]
Nago's voters send a message [Published Japan Times - Sep 09 2014]
Abe wanted a loyal LDP secretary general [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 09 2014]
A Thaw In China-Japan Relations in November? Un... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 08 2014]
Reexamining "Myths" About Japan's Collective Se... [Published Japan Focus - Sep 08 2014]
Abe’s new Cabinet must strengthen party unity, ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 04 2014]
Abe entrusts job of winning public support for ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 04 2014]
54 women elected in Japan vote [Published News24 - Sep 03 2014]
Abe's new Cabinet launched [Published NHK - Sep 03 2014]
Japan's new cabinet line-up [Published Malaysia Edge - Sep 03 2014]
Abe names 5 women to new cabinet [Published Japan Today - Sep 03 2014]
AFP - Japan-politics-list [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 03 2014]
PM Modi meets governor of Aichi Prefecture of J... [Published Ani News - Sep 02 2014]
PM Narendra Modi visits Tokyo's Sacred Heart Un... [Published DNA India - Sep 02 2014]
PM Modi visits Tokyo's Sacred Heart University,... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 02 2014]
Abe to reshuffle lineup [Published NHK - Sep 02 2014]
Abe faces roadblock this fall [Published Japan Times - Aug 31 2014]
Views split on tax rate for daily necessities [Published The Japan News - Aug 30 2014]
Japan’s right wing: Unwelcome change [Published The Economist - Aug 28 2014]
Japan’s right wing: Unwelcome change [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
BANK OF JAPAN : Main events scheduled for Septe... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 27 2014]
Opposition strength through unity [Published Japan Times - Aug 26 2014]
Govt must urgently beef up measures to protect ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 25 2014]
Japan in Depth / Abe, Ishiba rift deepens [Published The Japan News - Aug 24 2014]
Govt, ruling parties should consider permanent ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 23 2014]
Government might cut tax on beer but counter wi... [Published Japan Times - Aug 23 2014]
Abe to shake up ruling party's top ranks [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 21 2014]
Insight - Japan's polarising PM Abe learns the ... [Published Reuters - Aug 19 2014]
Chinese Vice President Seeks To Improve Ties Wi... [Published Bernama - Aug 19 2014]
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Japan’s right wing: Unwelcome change [Published The Economist - Asia - Aug 28 2014]
SHINZO ABE, Japan’s prime minister, has reason to feel chuffed ahead of his first cabinet reshuffle on September 3rd. He has the same 18-member team he began with in late 2012: a record of continuity unmatched in post-war Japanese politics. But as ...
Japan’s Defense Policy Revision – Where is Japa... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 17 2014]
On July 1, 2014, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced long-anticipated measures that could result in the most important changes in Japanese national security strategy in more than six decades. Unveiled as a cabinet decision, the changes represent the ...
Japan Coalition Leader Sees Abe Refraining From... [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Jul 08 2014]
Kazuo Kitagawa of New Komeito, the junior party in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition, speaks about Japan's new defense role and Mr. Abe's Yasukuni Shrine visits. ...
Q&A: Coalition Leader Sees Abe Refraining From ... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Jul 08 2014]
Kazuo Kitagawa of New Komeito, the junior party in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition, speaks about Japan's new defense role and Mr. Abe's Yasukuni Shrine visits. ...
Japan’s security: Clear and present dangers [Published The Economist - Asia - Jul 03 2014]
No Abeliever, sheIT TOOK a war of attrition for Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, to win agreement to end a long-standing ban on Japanese troops coming to the aid of allies. But in the end, after months of wrangling, he managed to win the consent of ...
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