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

Japan’s next PM: with Abe gone, could Suga hit sweet spot between China, US?

  • Yoshihide Suga appears likely to succeed Abe as a ‘continuity candidate’ after winning the support of major factions in the ruling party
  • But not much is known about his policies on China or the US, and analysts view the government spokesman to be a politician who ‘lacks charisma’

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