Japan Elections

Fumio Kishida reelected Japan's Prime Minister in parliamentary vote

Fumio Kishida’s immediate post-election task is to compile a major economic stimulus package of about 30 trillion yen ($265 billion) that includes cash payouts, to be announced next week.

published on : 10th November 2021

Japan's new PM Fumio Kishida to seek fresh mandate to handle virus, economy

Kishida replaced all but two of Suga's 20 Cabinet members, and 13 will hold posts for the first time, according to the lineup announced by new Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno.

published on : 4th October 2021

From Twitter star to Thatcher fan: Meet Japan's PM candidates

The LDP will vote on September 29 on a replacement for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to take them into general elections by November, which the party is expected to win.

published on : 17th September 2021