On September 15, Japan’s Democratic Party (DP,Minshin-to) elected Renho Murata, who had been serving as acting leader, president of the party. READ MORE

On July 31, Tokyo elected its first female governor. READ MORE

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Less than two weeks away from the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Hague  READ MORE

On July 10, Japan held an election for the House of Councillors (Upper House). While the final results are still being confirmed, a clear winner and a loser have already emerged. READ MORE

June 24, 2016 | Interview

1. Japan will head to the polls in July. What will the Upper House election mean for the Abe government, and what issues will be driving voters? READ MORE