Published: Sep 30, 2021
The Liberal Democratic Party elected Fumio Kishida as its 27th president on Wednesday. Kishida, 64, will be appointed the prime minister in an extraordinary Diet session to be convened on Oct. 4. His term as party president runs through Sept. 30, 2024.
Published: Sep 29, 2021
The election to replace LDP President Yoshihide Suga, the departing prime minister, is set for Wednesday, when the Liberal Democratic Party’s Diet members will vote, and the ballots of rank-and-file members as well as members of affiliated groups will be counted.
Published: Sep 20, 2021
MANILA - Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao on Sunday officially announced he was running for president in next years elections, potentially facing off with incumbent state leader Rodrigo Dutertes chosen successor.
Published: May 28, 2021
Hong Kongs legislature approved a sweeping, Beijing-drafted overhaul of the citys elections, dramatically curtailing the oppositions ability to participate in government on the same day that authorities banned a massive pro-democracy vigil.
Published: Apr 09, 2021
SINGAPORE - With Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announcing that he is stepping aside as leader of the People's Action Party's (PAP) fourth-generation team, the spotlight is now on who is likely to succeed him.