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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Communist Party was a true champion of democratic rights- until it came to power

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 07:15pm by Frank Ching

    ... Chiang Kai-shek. Through this editorial and many other articles, the party sought to depict itself as the champion of democratic rights, unlike Chiang. Of course, after the party gained power ... Frank Ching Frank Ching looks at how the Communist Party championed everyone's right to vote- and to be elected- until, that is, it came to power Shifting ideals Proverbs reflect ...

  2. News - Asia - Shinzo Abe

    Japan’s Abe loses high-profile minister, media say another may follow

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:27am by Reuters

    ... The opposition Democratic Party on Friday filed a criminal complaint against Matsushima, accusing her of violating the election law by distributing paper fans to voters. The party has demanded that she ... in the Kyodo survey. Abe’s ruling coalition has a hefty parliamentary majority, the opposition is fragmented and no general election need be held until 2016, but the opposition Democratic Party has ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's new trade minister Yuko Obuchi 'to quit' over misuse of funds

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by Reuters

    ... but the opposition Democratic Party (DPJ) has been targeting new cabinet ministers in the hope of denting Abe's popularity. The DPJ on Friday filed a criminal complaint against Justice Minister Midori ... Reuters in Tokyo New trade minister 'to quit' over misuse of funds Japan's newly appointed trade and industry minister plans to resign following reports that some of her ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China 'positive' on closer Japan ties, Tokyo official says

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:00am by KYODO

    ... stance towards resuming exchanges with Japan's parliament, despite prolonged soured relations between the two countries, according to a Japanese official. The willingness to resume dialogue was expressed during a meeting in Beijing between senior National People's Congress officials and a Japanese delegation led by Ichiro Aisawa, a lawmaker in Japan's governing Liberal Democratic ...

  5. News - China - JAPAN ELECTIONS

    Liberal Democratic Party win in Japan elections may help rebuild China ties

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo LDP win may open window to better China ties The belief in Japan is that the Liberal Democratic Party will wrest power back from the ruling Democratic Party of Japan ... to Japan's foreign policy," Ito said. "The question of ownership [of the islands] is very difficult … and I don't think it can be resolved if the two nations continue to publicly claim ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China 'seriously concerned' after Japan PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:35am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... to tread a fine line between his conservative convictions and the diplomatic imperative to improve ties with China. Koichi Hagiuda, a ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) aide to Abe, told ... and resolutely opposed to the negative tendencies which have appeared in Japan regarding the Yasukuni Shrine," the ministry said in a statement. Abe's move risked complicating his push ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe faces questioning by lawmakers on Japan's change to defence policy

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by KYODO

    ... "The prime minister is stubbornly refusing to discuss important issues," said Banri Kaieda, leader of the opposition Democratic Party of Japan as he kicked off the first day of a question ... Kyodo in Tokyo Legislators accuse the prime minister of attempting to bypass debate in parliament Abe faces grilling by lawmakers on defence Japan's opposition parties began ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Political party of Shintaro Ishihara splits in Japan

    Posted May 29th 2014, 01:19am by AFP

    ... Japan Restoration Party, and they agreed to part company. An attempt by Hashimoto to merge with another minor force in parliament, the Unity Party, contributed to the break-up. Unity rejects ... in late 2012, when he renounced the Tokyo governorship to return to national politics through general elections in which the conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) regained power ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Flawed Western democratic system not suitable for Asian countries

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:46am by LETTERS

    ... Flawed Western democratic system not suitable for Asia I am concerned about the chaos caused by the Occupy Central movement, which is campaigning for a democratic voting system, especially since this system has a number of defects. In the democratic voting system the candidates are nominated by members of political parties or their caucuses. These nominated candidates ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats force Legco tech bureau debate adjournment

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:30pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Party and the pro-establishment Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, were absent. Liberal Party leader James Tien Pei-chun later apologised and promised to ensure ... their summer breaks in July. But fewer than the quorum of 35 lawmakers- or half the total of 70- were present when it was due to begin at 9am, prompting NeoDemocrats lawmaker Gary Fan Kwok-wai to call ...




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