Prime Minister Suga’s Hot Summer Continues

Author: Satohiro Akimoto

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

Satohiro Akimoto, Chairman and President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Election held on July 4 delivered a devastating shock to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). While the party did increase their number of seats from 25 to 33 at the assembly, regaining the position of the

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LDP Fights Back to Win Big in Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Election

Author: Satohiro Akimoto

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

Satohiro Akimoto, Chairman and President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA Campaigning for the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election began on June 25. A total of 271 candidates will vie for 127 seats in 42 electoral districts for 9 days until July 4, when voters will cast their ballots. The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), which currently has

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