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As Kishida’s woes mount, so does speculation of January snap election

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As Kishida’s woes mount, so does speculation of January snap election

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Talk of a snap poll has been stoked by Kishida's comments that his administration would put all its energy into addressing challenges over the next ...

Speculation persists that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will call a snap election for the House of Representatives in January to reverse his fortunes after a string of resignations by members of his Cabinet.

Internal affairs minister Minoru Terada stepped down on Sunday over a funding scandal, becoming the third member of the Kishida Cabinet to quit over the past month after the resignations of economic revitalization minister Daishiro Yamagiwa on Oct.24 and Justice Minister Yasuhiro Hanashi on Nov.11.

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Category: Nation Politics

Topics: List Minister Plan Content Subscription Cabinet Kishida Enjoy Comment Sites Resignations

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Published Date: 2022-11-24, 15:03:05

News Timezone: GMT +9:00

Language: English

Original Article Length: 230 words

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News ID: 5552955

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