Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a news conference on October 14. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a news conference on October 14. Photo: AP
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PM Kishida tells voters only LDP can keep Japan safe from security threats, ahead of October 31 poll

  • China’s military assertiveness and nuclear-armed North Korea are Japan’s main causes of concern
  • He also plans to double defence spending to some US$100 billion to appeal to conservatives, even though most voters are worried about Covid-19 and the economy

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a news conference on October 14. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a news conference on October 14. Photo: AP
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