Democratic Party of Japan

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Democratic Party of Japan

A center-left political party in Japan. The Democratic Party favors restructuring the civil service (believing it to be too large) and in general favors free market and social justice principles. It was founded in 1998.
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The main opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) on Monday unveiled its election manifesto to show voters it is ready to govern.
The main opposition party, Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan), intends to ensure that the next ordinary Diet session adopts a bill it will submit to improve human rights in North Korea.
MINSHUTO MUST NOT WASTE THE CHANCE TO INVIGORATE POLITICS (Asahi Evening News as translated from the Japanese-language Asahi Shimbun)
Both the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the main opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) are offering a variety of policy proposals to garner votes in the Aug.
MINSHUTO ON POLICY (IHT/Asahi as translated from the Japanese-language Asahi Shimbun's editorial published July 25)
Challenging the situation, Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) has published a manifesto for national elections since the 2003 Lower House ballot.
The resounding victory by opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) in the poll has dramatically changed the political situation surrounding the capital's government.
Yukio Hatoyama, president of opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan), on Tuesday acknowledged fabricated donations and apologized.
If main opposition Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) defeats the LDP in the election and wins a public mandate to govern, the Honebuto framework will be discarded.
Prime Minister Taro Aso and new Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) President Yukio Hatoyama took part in their first one-on-one debate.
Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) President Ichiro Ozawa finally announced his resignation on Monday.