Is Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga eyeing Japan’s top job? Photo: Kyodo

US trip by Japan’s chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga sparks speculation he is gearing up for country’s top job after Shinzo Abe

  • Coming visit to Washington for meeting with US Vice-President Mike Pence suggests Abe’s right-hand man is being groomed for greater things
  • There is growing support within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party for a leader not from a political family, observers say
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Is Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga eyeing Japan’s top job? Photo: Kyodo
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