If he can't do that, he should immediately step down as the lower house speaker, Shii was quoted as telling reporters.
READ MORE: Japan's LDP's update list of members linked to
the Unification Church
The ruling LDP, headed by Prime Minister
, is under pressure to explain its connections to the church, known for coercing huge amounts of money from its followers in return for spiritual or karmic benefits, following the party's promise to sever ties to the group.
An internal investigation ...
... with Japan on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of China-Japanese diplomatic relations amid rising tension in the Asia-Pacific region.
What Happened: On Thursday, Chinese President
held a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister
, where both leaders discussed building a strong relationship.
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At Demilitarized Zone Meet
that he attaches great importance ...
lawmaker said that he was once interviewed for a publication linked to the organization, now known as
the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification
The revelation could deal with a new blow to the administration of the Prime Minister
, who heads the LDP. During an extraordinary parliamentary session starting Monday, the Opposition parties are going to grill Kishida about the issue.
An LDP heavyweight,
also confirmed that a group based in his constituency in Shimane ...
... of the normalization of diplomatic relations on Thursday with little mood for a grand celebration as tensions continue over a territorial row and a deeper rift between Beijing and Western nations over Taiwan.
The messages of Japanese Prime Minister FumioKishida
and Chinese President
are set to be read out at an event hosted by
the Japan Business Federation
on Thursday afternoon.
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi will deliver a speech, despite
being absent from
's event ...
... ruthless and avaricious old woman goes to an inn of sparrows and forces the birds to give her a large basket, which she hopes is filled with treasures. When she opens the basket on her way home, terrible monsters leap out of it.
I think Prime Minister
got a bit too greedy.
It is said that he was able to hold onto the late prime minister's conservative support base because of his decision to hold a state funeral for former prime minister
Kishida probably believed that inviting ...
The strict border restrictions on Japan will be loosened on October 11, Prime Minister FumioKishida announced on Sept. 23, allowing tourists to enter for the first time since the start of the epidemic.
The strict border restrictions on Japan will be loosened on October 11, Prime Minister
announced on Sept. 23, allowing tourists ...
Prime Minister FumioKishida delivered a condolence speech at the Sept. 27 state funeral of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Pool The government went ahead with the state funeral for former Prime minister Shinzo Abe on Sept.27, even though public opinion was largely opposed ...
... public funds for the funeral. The state funeral is expected to draw around 3,600 participants as well as about 700 individuals representing 218 foreign nations, regions and international organizations.
Condolence speeches will be given by Prime Minister
and former Prime Minister
, who served as chief cabinet secretary under
during his eight-year second stint as prime minister.