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Japan Prime Minister Suga to step down this month: party

Suga announced his intention to resign at an emergency meeting of senior members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party

03 Sep 2021 10:48 AM

Japan ruling party elects Yoshihide Suga as PM successor

Given the LDP's legislative majority, Suga is expected to handily win a parliamentary vote Wednesday and become Japan's next prime minister

14 Sep 2020 12:37 PM

Japan's Yoshihide Suga announces PM bid with strong party backing

A parliamentary vote will follow two days later, with lawmakers expected to endorse the new LDP leader as prime minister

02 Sep 2020 3:20 PM

Japan ruling party sets Sept 14 vote on PM Abe's successor

Key LDP factions have already thrown their support behind Suga, who is expected to formally announce his candidacy later today

02 Sep 2020 11:50 AM

Shinzo Abe headed for landslide win in Japan's upcoming election: poll

Democratic Party, appears to be declining, with surveys predicting it might win up to 54 seats.

16 Oct 2017 11:17 AM

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Japan PM Abe's support plunges to lowest level polls

Shinzo Abe has been dogged by scandals, most recently claims he showed favouritism to a friend in a business deal, an accusation he denies.

10 Jul 2017 12:38 PM

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