Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Political dynamic in Japan under close watch

Japan's PM Noda has reshuffled his cabinet for the third time.'Former PM Abe has been elected to head the LDP to attempt to regain power. Whoever wins in the next poll, 'can Japan solve the basic problems it faces at home as well as those with its neighbours in Northeast Asia'? Is there a Tokyo-based major party which can effectively address the multidimensional grievance and basic concern of people in Okinawa '? Is there a real choice in the system for liberal or progressive people ? Japan''s domestic politics and external relations are under fairly close observation in coming months,'especially by neighbours in the region.