TITLE

Abe's Priorities: Reshuffle And Reform

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2007, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the priorities that Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must impose to remain politically powerful despite his loss in the July 29, 2007 Upper House elections. Among the necessary measures, include the reorganization of his cabinet and Liberal Democratic Party's key posts and reassurance of the voters that he will prioritize economic issues. The author adds that Abe's loss is expected to threaten the development of economic reform needed to maintain their competitiveness.
ACCESSION #
26212207

 

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