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As of 2017, voting in Japanese elections is limited to Japanese citizens. It needs to be noted that there are lifelong and even multi-generational residents of Japan that are not citizens of the country. Over the years there have been various challenges and campaigns to extend the voting rights to include these “special long-term” permanent residents. As of 2017 permanent residents of whatever status do not have voting rights. Japan has a family registry system, wherein by law Japanese households are required to report births, deaths, adoptions, marriages, and divorces to their local municipality. In that sense when a family …
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Japan is a country with a fascinating culture and history, Tokyo the capital of Japan is known for skyscrapers, shopping and pops culture. Japan is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean. Following are some of the amazing facts about Japan. Over 70% of Japan consists of mountains. The country also has over 200 volcanoes. The country also has around 1500 earthquakes a year. 21% of the population of Japan is elderly which is the highest proportion in the world. Average life-expectancy is of 4 years longer than Americans. Being a wealthy nation, culturally rich and with interesting history Japan …
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In Japanese politics, being memorable often boils down to longevity in office, simply because Japan has had so many Prime Ministers in the post war period. Following are some of the most famous leaders in Japan. Yukio Hatoyama: – Yukio is a former Prime Minister of Japan who served from 16 September 2009 to 2 June 2010. He was the first Prime Minister to represent modern Democratic Party of Japan. Naoto Kan: – He is a Japanese politician and had also been former Prime Minister of Japan.  Kan was elected as the leader of the Democratic Party and was appointed …
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Japan has a lot of conservatism, left wing conservatism to be exact and there is right wing conservatism party with a good number of seats, not much, but few. So averagely it’s a form of conservatism, communist (with small backing). Liberal Democratic Party: – The party is usually referred to as LDP or Jiminto. This is a Conservative political party in Japan. The current President of the Party is Shinzo Abe. The ideologies followed are, Japanese Nationalism, National conservatism, Social Conservatism, Right-Wing populism, Japanese neoconservatism. Japanese Communist Party: – This is one of the largest non-governing communist parties in the …
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Japan’s political system or the pattern of governance is fundamentally, parliamentary, and broadly Westminster model. There is a constitutional monarch, who is referred as the Emperor,who in theory chooses the PM, but the PM must have the support of the majority of the in House Representatives which here means that the parliament de facto chooses the PM. There are two segregated houses of parliament, the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors.The House of Representatives have elections every four years and the latter House of Councillors elected in halves every three years. In the due process of electing a …
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