Japan goes to the polls on December 16, but as yet no one political grouping is emerging as a strong favourite. The first in a series on the election looks at why the existing government has failed to make good on its promise of change.

PRIME Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s decision to dissolve the Lower House of parliament and hold a general election on December 16, 2012, is seen as a bold step towards a redefinition of the political landscape in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region.

Mr Noda’s aim is to overcome the political gridlock in Japan in which the Lower House, dominated by the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and suffering from infighting and defe...

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Dr. Stefan Lippert
Japan would seem to be steering towards a power vacuum, in which a party which has only weak public support might gain a relatively strong position in the Japanese parliament
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