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Asahi survey: Majority against plan to weaken LDP’s opposition

2017-11-15 10:22:10       source:Asahi Shimbun

November 14, 2017

The majority of the public disagree with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s proposal to slash time allocated to opposition parties for questions in the Diet, an Asahi Shimbun survey showed on Nov. 14.

Fifty-five percent of respondents were against the idea, far exceeding the 29 percent who supported it.

The same survey found that 59 percent of people placed high value on the Nov. 6 Japan-U.S. summit in Tokyo, but almost as many, 56 percent, said their anxieties outweighed their expectations concerning the two countries’ joint plan to intensify pressure on North Korea. Thirty-five percent said their expectations were greater.


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