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Aug 30, 2011

Yoshihiko Noda elected as new Japan prime minister, replacing Naoto Kan

Yoshihiko Noda elected as new Japan prime minister, replacing Naoto Kan
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Yoshihiko Noda was named as the new Japan prime minister on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, as elected by the country’s lower parliament, replacing Naoto Kan. Yoshihiko Noda, new Japan prime minister Image Credit: Haruyoshi Yamaguchi/Bloomberg According to international news sites that day, Yoshihiko Noda won 308 out of 476 possible votes to become Japan‘s sixth […]


Aug 29, 2011

Japan Ruling Party Picks Yoshihiko Noda as Prime Minister

Japan Ruling Party Picks Yoshihiko Noda as Prime Minister
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Yoshihiko Noda Image Credit: dpj.or.jp TOKYO – Democratic Party (DPJ), Japan’s ruling party, elected on Monday, August 29,2011 Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda to be Japan’s next prime minister, over four rival candidates, according to Japan Times Online. DPJ’s presidential election was held after Naoto Kan, incumbent party chief and prime minister, announced his resignation last […]