JPP: Government support remains stable despite doubts about economic policies

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

In the most recent public opinion polls, support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet cooled off slightly after enjoying a surprising bump following the January 28 resignation of Economic Revitalization Minister Amari Akira, a close ally of the prime minister and a leading architect of Abenomics.

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Japan economy minister, key figure in Trans-Pacific trade deal, quits amid scandal

Author: The Washington Post

Categories: In the News

The resignation of Akira Amari on Thursday, a week after allegations of financial impropriety surfaced, has deprived Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of one of his closest political allies, Sasakawa USA Fellow Tobias Harris said in a Washington Post article published January 28 by Anna Fifield. Harris noted in the article that Amari has effectively

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