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Who Will Be Japan's Next Prime Minister?

Jonathan Berkshire Miller, Senior Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs

08-Sep-21 07:30

Who Will Be Japan's Next Prime Minister?

As approval ratings tank in the aftermath of the Tokyo Olympics and poor pandemic management, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced that he will not stand for re-election. This has opened up a race within the Liberal Democratic Party for the top post. We discuss the potential candidates with Jonathan Berkshire Miller, Senior Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs.

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Produced by: Arleen Webber

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Noelle Lim, Khoo Hsu Chuang


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