Yukio Edano

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Name: Yukio Edano
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 3 reports

Abe, opposition trade barbs over money scandals

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tried to steer a parliamentary debate Thursday toward policy issues, but opposition lawmakers still found opportunities to sideswipe him for cabinet members' campaign finance irregularities.Thursday's meeting ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Funding scandals prompt veiled LDP threat to call snap election

A political tug-of-war intensified Thursday as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on the opposition parties to stop attacking Cabinet ministers embroiled in funding scandals.His No. 2 went so far as to suggest the prime minister might dissolve the Lower ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

DPJ’s Edano admits financial misreporting, promises correction

The opposition parties may have smelled blood over the recent Cabinet minister funding scandals, but they now have a spending irregularity of their own to deal with.Democratic Party of Japan Secretary-General Yukio Edano said Wednesday that one of his ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Retail Sales Surge, Adding To Signs Economy Can Withstand Second Sales Tax Hike

Daily Forex Fundamentals | Written by Dukascopy Swiss FX Group | Oct 29 14 07:38 GMT'If they don't raise the sales tax while continuing to say Abenomics is a success, that would be the worst' -Yukio Edano, Democratic Party of Japan Secretary-G ... [Published Action Forex - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 6 reports

Opposition takes aim at scandals

Japan's main opposition party said on Tuesday it will pursue Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over a string of Cabinet funding scandals that have dented his popularity ratings, and attacked his signature "Abenomics" economic revival recipe as a failure.Democratic ... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Voice on Japanese opposition party’s attack on Abe

"This is a body blow to the government. What we intend to reveal is that the [ruling] Liberal Democratic Party has not changed at all."Yukio Edano, Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Japan,on Japanese opposition party's attack on Prime Minister ... [Published Global Times - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

DPJ and JTUC agree to “cooperate toward scrapping the proposed revision of the Worker Dispatching Law”

On October 21, the DPJ and the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (JTUC) held an executive-level meeting at party headquarters. The meeting was attended by DPJ President Banri Kaieda, Secretary General Yukio Edano and JTUC President Nobuaki Koga, as well ... [Published Noodls - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Japan reeling as top women ministers quit in funds row

TWO Japanese cabinet ministers resigned yesterday over the dubious use of political funds. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government was left reeling after the two women, including the high-profile trade and industry minister, stepped down.Yuko Obuchi (40, ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 3 reports

Japan's ‘Abenomics’ rocked as two key female ministers resign over funding row

The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has apologised to the nation after two women ministers resigned following a row over political donations, caused in one case by the distribution of paper fans to voters. The Trade and Industry Minister, Yuko Obuchi, ... [Published The Independent - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Secretary General Edano points out ambiguity of three new conditions permitting exercise of right to collective self-defense.

On October 3, DPJ Secretary General Yukio Edano questioned government ministers in a session of the Committee on Budget in the House of Representatives.At the start of his speech, Edano referred to the issue of abductions of Japanese citizens by North ... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Secretary General Edano exchanges views with US Assistant Secretary of State

On October 7, DPJ Secretary General Yukio Edano met with Daniel Russel, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, at party Headquarters.At the outset of the meeting, Edano welcomed Russel's visit and stated "The Japan - U.S. ... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Now is the time to deepen realistic deliberations on national security

The Yomiuri Shimbun How does Japan boost its deterrent capability to ensure the nation’s peace and security? The ruling and opposition parties should deepen discussions based on a realistic view of national security.Interpellations have started in the ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 04 2014]

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"i think this is a body blow to the government" Edano said on Tuesday
"what we intend to reveal is that the (ruling) liberal democratic party has not changed at all" said Edano, who was chief Cabinet secretary at the time of the Fukushima disaster and later headed the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry
Edano reported that "the dpj is engaging in policy debate in the diet which focuses on issues relating to the lives and livelihoods of the japanese people, by for example highlighting the way in which the side-effects of abenomics have made people's daily lives much harder; pointing out the problems with the proposed revision of the worker dispatching law; and continuing to pursue the issue of collective self-defense. at the same time, we are also pursuing the issue of cabinet ministers' suitability. we will continue to attack the abe administration from a variety of perspectives, and are also trying to encourage the other opposition parties to work together in a concerted fashion via our diet affairs committee and policy re committee." Edano also referred to the party's plans for forthcoming election campaigns, saying, "We are proceeding with preparations for next year's nationwide...

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Abe, opposition trade barbs over money scandals [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 31 2014]
Japan in Depth / Parties trade barbs over scandals [Published The Japan News - Oct 30 2014]
Auditing of political fund reports must be made... [Published The Japan News - Oct 30 2014]
Funding scandals prompt veiled LDP threat to ca... [Published Japan Times - Oct 30 2014]
DPJ’s Edano admits financial misreporting, prom... [Published Japan Times - Oct 29 2014]
News Analysis: Abe's scandal-hit Cabinet could ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 29 2014]
Retail Sales Surge, Adding To Signs Economy Can... [Published Action Forex - Oct 29 2014]
Opposition takes aim at scandals [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 29 2014]
UBE : Opposition takes aim at scandals [Published 4 Traders - Oct 29 2014]
Voice on Japanese opposition party’s attack on Abe [Published Global Times - Oct 28 2014]
DPJ and JTUC agree to “cooperate toward scrappi... [Published Noodls - Oct 28 2014]
Japan opposition DPJ takes aim at Abe govt scan... [Published Reuters Canada - Oct 28 2014]
Japan opposition DPJ takes aim at Abe govt scan... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 28 2014]
Japan opposition DPJ takes aim at Abe governmen... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 28 2014]
Japan opposition DPJ: Delaying sales tax hike w... [Published Reuters UK - Oct 28 2014]
Japan reeling as top women ministers quit in fu... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 21 2014]
Japan's ‘Abenomics’ rocked as two key female mi... [Published The Independent - Oct 20 2014]
Resignations damage Abe’s prospects [Published Global Times - Oct 20 2014]
Double-whammy for Japan's Shinzo Abe: Two femal... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 20 2014]
Japanese PM Abe suffers setback as two minister... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Oct 20 2014]
UPDATE 6-Japanese PM Abe suffers setback as two... [Published CNBC - Oct 20 2014]
Justice minister red-faced over alleged electio... [Published Japan Times - Oct 17 2014]
Fujita appointed as new Director-General of DPJ... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
Japan in Depth / 4 opposition parties mull poll... [Published The Japan News - Oct 12 2014]
Kina refuses to quit governor race even if boot... [Published Japan Update - Oct 12 2014]
Anti-base Kina to run for Okinawa governor desp... [Published Japan Times - Oct 11 2014]
Secretary General Edano points out ambiguity of... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Secretary General Edano exchanges views with US... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Now is the time to deepen realistic deliberatio... [Published The Japan News - Oct 04 2014]
Tepco plea to evacuate enraged Kan [Published Japan Times - Sep 23 2014]
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