Social Democratic Party (JP)

Type: Organization
Name: Social Democratic Party (JP) (Social Democratic Party, Shakai Minshuto)
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Political poster hinting at death of SDF member stirs controversy

A new poster released by the Social Democratic Party to protest a decision by the Abe Cabinet to allow Japan to exercise the right to collective self-defense has stirred controversy, as it hints at the death of a Self-Defense Forces serviceman engaged ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

OLUKOJU: Crises In APC Is Reflection Of Prevailing Fierce Inter-Party Competition

Professor Ayodeji Olukoju, Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Letters and the Vice Chancellor, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, said the crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not unexpected given the number of political parties involved in the ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

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

It's Abe who worsens Japan's security environment: opposition leaderContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.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 ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds of Japanese protest against Abe, collective defense

About four hundred Japanese demonstrators on Monday here protested against the country's conservative leader Shinzo Abe and his move on lifting ban on collective self-defense in the back of Japan's Diet building.The demonstration followed a similar one ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Abe leads march to a new constitution

Reinterpretation of Japan's collective self-defense law flies in the face of public opinionJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has finally got his wish, even though some of his comrades in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party are rebelling and the public ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Shinjuku self-immolation act protests Abe's democracy hijack

Last week a man set himself on fire next to Shinjuku Station to reportedly protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to lift constitutional constraints on Japan’s military forces. It was a gruesome spectacle captured on numerous smartphone videos and disseminated ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 2

The final result of the Afghan presidential elections will be announced on Aug. 24, chairman of the Election Commission Ahmad Yusuf Nuristan said here Wednesday.The preliminary results of the presidential polls will be announced next Monday (July 7), ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's opposition parties, lawyers urge gov't to retract new military policy

by Jon DayTOKYO, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Following the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe deciding to allow Japan's forces the right to exercise collective self-defense in some situations despite monumental national protests on Tuesday, both opposition parties ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

China Open to Holding Talks With Japanese Leader

Tiananmen Square in Beijing on March 11. ()China is considering hosting talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe . . . Wang Jiari, leader of the International Department of the Communist Party’s Central Committee, ... [Published Lignet - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

China denies softening Japan policies

BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- China on Friday denied softening its stance on Japan despite receiving visits from several Japanese groups.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang made the remarks when responding to a question regarding a report in Japan's ... [Published China Military Online - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hope for formal talks between Xi, Abe

"China also wants to create the environment of mutual concessions. It is important to have the environment of both sides making efforts to aim for the meeting," the source quoted Wang Jiarui, head of the International Department of the Communist Party's ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Top aide urges Japan to tackle tension

Tadatomo Yoshida, leader of Japan's Social Democratic PartyFor the second time in less than two months, top political adviser Yu Zhengsheng met with a Japanese delegation, a move observers said emphasizes China's and Japan's efforts to mend ties that ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jun 24 2014]

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He said, "In order to maintain a peaceful and stable security environment, Japan should push forward dialogue with China, enhancing cooperation with South Ko ..."
"While on the contrary, Abe's controversial moves, including visiting the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine, denying the country's war aggression history and even lifting the ban on collective self- defense, have triggered strong opposition from China and South Korea. It is Abe himself who worsens Japan's security environment, " Yoshida said
...The Abe administration "has an obvious and expansive disrespect for the constitution and public opinion"
...retraction because, not only does the Cabinet decision ignore the Diet and the public, but once the exercise of collective self-defense is allowed "there will be no brake effectively, and it deviates significantly from an exclusively defense-oriented policy."

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Political poster hinting at death of SDF member... [Published Japan Times - Jul 26 2014]
OLUKOJU: Crises In APC Is Reflection Of Prevail... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 20 2014]
XINHUA - It's Abe who worsens Japan's security ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 15 2014]
It's Abe who worsens Japan's security environme... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 15 2014]
Hundreds of Japanese protest against Abe, colle... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 14 2014]
Abe leads march to a new constitution [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 07 2014]
Shinjuku self-immolation act protests Abe's dem... [Published Japan Times - Jul 05 2014]
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, J... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 02 2014]
Japan's opposition parties, lawyers urge gov't ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 02 2014]
Fighting Google: Europe Eyes Digital Agenda to ... [Published Spiegel Online - Jul 01 2014]
Critics: restraints overly ambiguous [Published Japan Times - Jul 01 2014]
China Open to Holding Talks With Japanese Leader [Published Lignet - Jun 27 2014]
China denies softening Japan policies [Published China Military Online - Jun 27 2014]
Hope for formal talks between Xi, Abe [Published Bangkok Post - Jun 26 2014]
Top aide urges Japan to tackle tension [Published CHINAdaily - Jun 24 2014]
Chinese political advisor meets Japan oppositio... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 24 2014]
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