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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to step down, won’t run for party leader: Report

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will step down, Kyodo news reported on Friday. He would also not run in a ruling party leader race in September, setting the stage for his replacement after just one year in office. Suga, who took over after Shinzo Abe resigned last September, citing ill health, has seen his support […]

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Japan appoints ‘Minister Of Loneliness’ to tackle isolation and stress caused by pandemic

The Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga created a new dedicated cabinet position to tackle isolation and stress – the ‘Minister of Loneliness’. The pandemic linked isolation has been blamed for an increase in mental health with more and more people feeling stressed, isolated and lonely. With the pandemic Japan is seeing an increase in the […]

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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 […]