Video: Japan ruling party 'at risk'

Polls indicate voters frustrated with Japan's ruling party ahead of election.



    The candidates in Japan's elections have made their final appeal to voters before a poll that is expected to bring the opposition into power.

    The latest surveys indicate the ruling Liberal Democratic party (LDP) of Taro Aso, the incumbent prime minister, is at risk of losing power on Sunday after leading the country for most of the past 50 years.

    But the impetus for Japan's voters appears to be frustration with the LDP, rather than enthusiasm for the opposition.

    Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from Shikoku, Japan, on what may have led to the current government's misfortunes.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Pick your team and answer as many correct questions in three minutes.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Remembering Chernobyl

    Remembering Chernobyl

    The fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion remains as politicised as ever, 28 years on.