Nearly unchanged approval ratings after the Cabinet reshuffle leave PM Kishida searching for the optimal timing for dissolution and lower house elections.
Amid the increasing threat of despotic regimes, the new Kishida Cabinet must prioritize constitutional reform to establish defense as a core state function.
The foreign and defense ministers in the new Kishida cabinet bring impressive, unexpected strengths to their jobs, marking them as two key members to watch.
In a significant reshuffle of the Kishida Cabinet, the Prime Minister appoints 11 new ministers including five women out of a total of 19 posts.
Noting the severe security environment, the draft framework policy provides a roadmap to address issues from defense and diplomacy to Japan's social safety net.
With huge tasks ahead for the government, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida must regain the public trust he lost due to the misconduct of his son Shotaro...
Despite positive reactions to Kishida's G7 chairmanship, his cabinet's approval rating did not improve, possibly due to a scandal involving his son.
China rebuked Japan for Taiwan's flower offering, and left-leaning media in both countries played up the costs of the state funeral for Abe as "divisive."
Prime Minister Kishida must now address China’s belligerence, constitutional reform, and other priorities that affect the whole nation.
Meet the members of the new Kishida Cabinet, including veterans and first timers, and discover some of the key points behind the reshuffle.
The Abe Cabinet was noted for high approval ratings among the younger generation, which tracked in the survey with 67.3% support in the 18-29 age group.
China’s human rights issues are not limited to the oppression of ethnic minorities. It commits human rights violations against its own people on a daily basis.