Articles about Liberal Democratic Party
29 Sep 2021
Ex-diplomat Fumio Kishida is Japan's new Prime Minister
Japan's former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida won the governing party leadership election on Wednesday and is set to become the next prime minister, facing the imminent task of addressing a pandemic-hit economy and ensuring a strong alliance with Washington to counter growing regional security risks.
14 Sep 2020
Yoshihide Suga to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japan's Prime Minister
Yoshihide Suga (71) is set to become the next Prime Minister of Japan after the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) elected him as the new head.
28 Aug 2020
Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns over health issues
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tendered his resignation on Friday, hours after reports suggested he would take such a step as his health has deteriorated.
20 Sep 2018
Japan's Abe wins party vote; set to become longest-serving PM
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party today, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realize his dream of reforming the country's constitution.
15 Sep 2018
Abe aims to rewrite Japan Constitution, seeks 3rd term
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as the ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time to pursue a long-cherished goal of revising the country's post-World War II constitution.
12 Jan 2018
Washington renames Russian embassy street after murdered Russian politician
In a new development, the Washington DC City Council has unanimously voted to rename the street which houses the Russian embassy after slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov.
23 Oct 2017
Japan's Abe gets re-elected as PM for the third time
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner have won 312 out of 465 seats in the lower house of parliament, Diet.
23 Oct 2017
Japan: Voting begins in snap elections
The polling phase in Japan's recently announced snap elections has started as parts of the country are being affected by Category-IV Typhoon Lan.
26 Jul 2017
Why is PM Shinzo Abe so unpopular in Japan?
After being seemingly unassailable since his ascension to power in 2012, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's popularity has dipped to what political observers term 'death zone levels'.
09 Jun 2017
Hung parliament in the UK, what can happen next?
The UK is set for a hung parliament after the incumbent Theresa May-led Conservative party failed to gain absolute majority.
21 Sep 2016
Russian Legislative Elections: Putin-backed United Russia's big victory
United Russia political party that is backed by President Vladimir Putin has won a landslide victory in the Russian parliamentary elections leaving its rivals far behind.