Abe’s nationalism and conservative politics has gelled with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brand of nationalism in light of the China factor
11 Jul 2022 11:10 PM
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
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
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
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
Democratic Party, appears to be declining, with surveys predicting it might win up to 54 seats.
16 Oct 2017 11:17 AM
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