January 13, 2021

Asia

JAPAN: Suga expands state of emergency as criticism within LDP grows

BY Tobias Harris

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( 6 mins) Less than a week after announcing a state of emergency for Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures, on Wednesday, 13 January Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga extended the declaration to seven additional prefectures. Suga’s handling of the pandemic has been increasingly criticized by Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmakers, which could make it difficult for him to win […]

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