Social Democratic Party (JP)

Type: Organization
Name: Social Democratic Party (JP) (Social Democratic Party, Shakai Minshuto)
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Poll: Israelis care more about peace process and EU than Iran

Israelis see advancing the peace process with the Palestinians as more important than confronting the Iranian nuclear threat, according to a poll published this week. Indeed, the survey shows, the public is more interested in the Israeli government promoting ... [Published The Times Of Israel - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Abe, Suga both away from Tokyo at the same time

The last few days were rather unusual for the prime minister’s office in Nagatacho, Japan’s political center: Both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga were not there.The prime minister and chief Cabinet secretary are the ... [Published Japan Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Futenma’s replacement heating up political landscape

Okinawa’s gubernatorial election is now two months away, and Governor Hirokazu Nakaima’s challenger says he’ll vigorously oppose the planned project to relocate the controversial Futenma Marine Corps Air Station to sparsely populated northern Okinawa ... [Published Japan Update - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Naha mayor to run for Okinawa governor on anti-base relocation platform

NAHA, OKINAWA PREF. – Naha Mayor Takeshi Onaga said Wednesday he will run in the Okinawa gubernatorial election in November, on a platform of opposition to the planned relocation of a U.S. military base within the prefecture.“To meet the expectations ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 10 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 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Punt: There goes yet another Finance Minister

Another day another finance minister. Avert your eyes Michael Noonan. Hot on the heels of the sacking of French economy minister Arnaud Montebourg, Austria has become the latest euro zone country to lose its fiscal head. Another day another finance minister. ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Dilemma for Abe if Constitution wins Peace Prize

Michio Hamaji voted for Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party at the general election in December 2012 but there has been a twist since then. Hamaji, a Japanese businessman, 72, supports Abe's economic policies, dubbed Abenomics, but does not hold with ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why Abia needs Uche Ogah –Empire Kalu

C hief Empire Kalu was Nigeria’s ambassador to Argentina and a stalwart of the People’s Demo­cratic Party in Abia State. Though zoning seems to be the in-thing in the current dispensation, he believes it will set the country several steps backwards. In ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition group plans bill to prohibit collective defense

A group of opposition lawmakers will try to submit a bill to the Diet to prohibit Japan from exercising the right to collective self-defense, aiming to avert the historic shift in security policy that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet decided to pursue ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cabinet’s support rate sinks to new low of 43% in latest poll

The public approval rate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet slid to 43.5 percent in August, down 1.1 points from July, setting a new low for the second month in a row, an opinion poll said Thursday.The Cabinet’s disapproval rate meanwhile rose to ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

It's Abe who worsens Japan's security environment: opposition leader

TOKYO, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Social Democratic Party chief Tadatomo Yoshida said Tuesday that it is the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe himself who worsens the country's security environment.The opposition leader made the remarks at the upper house Budget ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese political advisor meets Japan opposition delegation

BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua)-- China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Tuesday met with the leader of Japan's Social Democratic Party Tadatomo Yoshida and called on Japan to show its sincerity in improving bilateral relations."The improvement of China-Japan ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 24 2014]

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"It's important for our young table tennis players to learn and gain experience from the world's leading countries in the sport. We thank you for this" he added
"If the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 to the European Union, why not Japan's Constitution; the world's only pacifist one?" Hamaji said
Murayama is proud of the way the Japanese abided by the pacifist Constitution. "This supreme law helped Japan shun conflicts and wars, such as those in the Korean Peninsula, Vietnam and the Gulf."

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Poll: Israelis care more about peace process an... [Published The Times Of Israel - 14 hours ago]
Abe, Suga both away from Tokyo at the same time [Published Japan Times - 19 hours ago]
Futenma’s replacement heating up political land... [Published Japan Update - Sep 18 2014]
Naha mayor to run for Okinawa governor on anti-... [Published Japan Times - Sep 10 2014]
Abe faces roadblock this fall [Published Japan Times - Aug 31 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Aug 27 2014]
The Punt: There goes yet another Finance Minister [Published Irish Independent - Aug 27 2014]
Dilemma for Abe if Constitution wins Peace Prize [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 19 2014]
Why Abia needs Uche Ogah –Empire Kalu [Published Daily Sun - Aug 17 2014]
Opposition group plans bill to prohibit collect... [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
Cabinet’s support rate sinks to new low of 43% ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 14 2014]
Diasporan concerns: realities and myths [Published Amandala Online - Aug 12 2014]
Ex-Japanese PM opposes change to pacifist course [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 12 2014]
It's Abe who worsens Japan's security environme... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 15 2014]
Japan's opposition parties, lawyers urge gov't ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 02 2014]
Chinese political advisor meets Japan oppositio... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 24 2014]
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Iran, Six Powers Start Expert-Level Nuclear Talks in Vienna Fredrick Dahl and Mark Heinrich/ Reuters Iran and six world powers began an expert-level meeting about Tehran’s nuclear program on Thursday, part of efforts to reach an agreement by late ...
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