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Japan's elephant in the room
Is the Japan Self-Defense Force preparing to step into the limelight and assume a more prominent military role?
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 11:10 GMT
Exploring the hot waters of East China Sea
Al Jazeera takes an exclusive boat trip to the islands at the centre of dispute between China, Japan and Taiwan.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2012 14:59 GMT
Is Japan cracking up?
Mainstream parties in Japan are losing the trust of the people as renegade politicians gain support.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2011 05:46 GMT
Analysis: Japanese elections
Analysts say voters will blame the LDP for the current economic situation.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2009 22:26 GMT
Japan opposition 'set for poll win'
DPJ puts an end to more than 50 years of LDP rule, according to exit polls.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2009 14:08 GMT
101 East asks whether a new party is set to lead the country after 50 years of LDP rule.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2009 15:02 GMT
Japan election campaign kicks off
Japan PM Taro Aso faces daunting challenge from opposition Democrats.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2009 08:31 GMT
Japan ruling party loses key post
Democrat becomes first opposition member to lead parliament's upper house.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2007 07:32 GMT
Japan PM sets November election date
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has dissolved parliament's lower house for an election that will test whether he can carry the conservative ruling party to another win and gain a new mandate for his reforms.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2003 10:54 GMT
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