Yoshihide Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary. Photo: BloombergYoshihide Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary. Photo: Bloomberg
Yoshihide Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary. Photo: Bloomberg

Abe resignation: Japan to pick new PM on September 17, Yoshihide Suga to join race

  • The abrupt departure of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has triggered a race within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party
  • Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is a top contender, while a survey found Shigeru Ishiba is the most popular choice with 34.3 per cent support

Topic |   Japan
Yoshihide Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary. Photo: BloombergYoshihide Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary. Photo: Bloomberg
Yoshihide Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary. Photo: Bloomberg
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