Japanese opposition parties are ramping up their calls for Financial Services Minister Taro Aso to resign over his refusal to accept a controversial advisory panel report.
Five opposition blocs jointly introduced a no-confidence motion against Aso to the Lower House on Thursday. The move came after the opposition parties submitted a censure motion to the Upper House earlier in the day.
Sumo wrestler Asanoyama says he will try to use his first tournament win to build his confidence.
Asanoyama spoke to reporters at the Takasago stable in Tokyo on Monday, one day after winning the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. The rank-and-file wrestler clinched the title with 12 wins and three losses.
Japan's opposition parties have jointly submitted a no-confidence motion against the labor minister in connection with faulty wage surveys.
Senior officials of the opposition camp, including the Constitutional Democratic Party, the Democratic Party For the People and the Japanese Communist Party, submitted the motion to the Lower House on Friday morning.
Japan's Lower House has voted down a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet. The motion was submitted by six opposition groups...and was seen as a last ditch effort to block the passage of a controversial casino bill.
Deliberations were held on Friday just 2 days before the current Diet session ends.
Japan's opposition parties jointly submitted a no-confidence motion against the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday morning. The motion will be put to a vote in a Lower House plenary session in the afternoon and is expected to be voted down.
The opposition camp submitted the motion amid a showdown between the governing and opposition parties before the current session of the Diet ends on Sunday.
Japan's opposition parties have jointly submitted a no-confidence motion against the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before the current Diet session ends on Sunday.
The opposition camp, including the Constitutional Democratic Party, Democratic Party For the People and the Japanese Communist Party, submitted the no-confidence motion to the Lower House after a meeting of their leaders on Friday morning.