Japanese Communist Party
With rising COVID-19 cases, US bases in Japan come under scrutiny
A recent surge of COVID-19 infections in the Okinawa, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi prefectures has been connected to the presence of US military bases in Japan
Elections in Japan end with boost to right-wing, defeat of center-left opposition
The opposition coalition of five parties led by the Constitutional Democratic Party suffered a massive defeat, while the ruling conservative coalition led by the Liberal Democratic Party continues to maintain its majority in the National Diet
A glimpse of Japanese communism
Castles and palaces from the feudal Tokugawa shogunate rub shoulders with the modern steel and glass buildings of Japanese capitalism.