In a case of marked progress for Japan’s LGBT community, Ibaraki has become the first prefectural government to recognize same-sex couples through its issuance of “partnership declaration certificates.”
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on December 31, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on September 16, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on February 19, 2018.
If there has ever been a fresh Japanese political organization that seems to have learned deeply from the mistakes of the past and is making all the right moves, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan is the one.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on January 4, 2018.
Police in Hyogo Prefecture carry out a questionable raid on a leftist newspaper, while the mainstream Japanese media remains silent.
With the passage into law on July 28 of the House of Councillors electoral district reform bill, there has been some amelioration of the wide disparity in the weight of individual votes. Nevertheless, many believe that the reforms of the new law as well are far too timid. It will still remain the case that one person’s vote in some prefectures will have the weight of almost three peoples’ votes in other prefectures.
Taro Yamamoto is a man who must be destroyed, and the Japanese establishment has a very impressive record when it comes to destroying men like this one. Yamamoto’s fundamental crimes are that he is young, marvelously handsome, superbly charismatic, and utterly hostile to the conservatives who rule this nation.