• Japan election pledges and how the main parties differ

    Polls show the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), which has vowed to put more money in the hands of households, looks poised for a huge win over the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in Sunday's election.
  • Japan election pledges: How the main parties differ

    The main opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), which has vowed to pay more heed to consumers than firms and break bureaucrats' grip on policy, leads the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in voter opinion polls ahead of an August 30 election.