"There is no more time," said Prime Minister Kishida, addressing the issue of declining births and proposing measures to support families and children.
Despite positive reactions to Kishida's G7 chairmanship, his cabinet's approval rating did not improve, possibly due to a scandal involving his son.
The slight boost in the Cabinet's approval rating could prompt Kishida to dissolve the Lower House and call a general election before the end of June.
Fourteen polling stations are located along the marathon course, and runners must be prepared to stop and wait for voters to pass by on Halloween, organizers...
The Hiroshima native, elected by an overwhelming majority in both houses of the National Diet, also vows to continue the Abe administration foreign policy initiatives.