Japan PM Fumio Kishida speaks at the LDP’s headquarters on October 31, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Japan PM Fumio Kishida speaks at the LDP’s headquarters on October 31, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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Japan PM Kishida touts ‘trust’ in ruling LDP even as coalition set to lose seats

  • Exit polls after the general election show the ruling coalition’s dominance in parliament is set to shrink
  • Kishida, who was elected LDP chief just weeks ago, has not enjoyed a political honeymoon; approval ratings lowest in 20 years for a new administration in Japan

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Japan PM Fumio Kishida speaks at the LDP’s headquarters on October 31, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Japan PM Fumio Kishida speaks at the LDP’s headquarters on October 31, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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