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Yoshihide Suga elected Japan’s new prime minister

Japan’s parliament has elected Yoshihide Suga as the country’s new prime minister, following the resignation of Shinzo Abe. Mr Abe had last month announced his resignation due to deteriorating health. 71-year-old, Yoshihide Suga, serves as chief cabinet secretary in the current administration and is likely to continue his predecessor’s policies. Mr Suga then easily won […]

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Yoshihide Suga picked as its new leader to succeed Shinzo Abe

Japan’s governing party has elected Yoshihide Suga as its new leader to succeed Shinzo Abe. 71-year-old, Yoshihide Suga, serves as chief cabinet secretary in the current administration and was widely expected to win. Mr Abe had last month announced his resignation due to deteriorating health. Mr Suga is considered as a close ally of  Mr Abe […]

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Japan’s Shinzo Abe quits as PM citing poor health

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday announced that he was resigning because of poor health, ending a tenure as the country’s longest-serving prime minister. Abe has battled ulcerative colitis for years, and two recent hospital visits within a week had raised questions about whether he could stay on in until his term ends in […]