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    Japan election: Shinzo Abe and his policies are unpopular, so why are voters set to stick with him?
     22 October 2017
    Japan's Prime Minister is both deeply unpopular and pursuing a policy agenda rejected by much of the electorate. So why now, on the cusp of a snap election, does Japan look set to stick with Shinzo Abe?
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    Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi once arrested for sedition, says free speech 'not in good condition'
    22 Oct: An Indian political cartoonist arrested for sedition in 2012 after posting a a series of caricatures online which mocked the Government says freedom of speech in his country has only worsened in the years since.... more
    NZ PM hopes cross-Tasman education stays
    22 Oct: Jacinda Ardern hopes New Zealanders won't be restricted from gaining a tertiary education in Australia as she may be forced to end a reciprocal arrangement.... more
    Trump administration congratulates Ardern
    21 Oct: The Donald Trump administration has sent its congratulations to Jacinda Ardern.... more
    Greens announce who will be ministers
    21 Oct: The Green Party has formally announced which of their MPs will have ministerial and undersecretary roles in the new government.... more
    Ardern talks up accountability
    21 Oct: In her first sit-down interview, Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern has spoken of accountability and measures to hold a new government to account.... more
    Mental health a top priority in Canterbury
    21 Oct: Canterbury Primary Principal's Association is eager to work with the new government on supporting children with mental health issues, in Christchurch.... more
    Ardern faces formidable opposition
    20 Oct: Jacinda Ardern's government is going to face an opposition party which has more seats than any other - it's never happened before.... more
    Shaw, Peters differ on Greens' status
    20 Oct: The Green Party says it's closer to being in the new coalition government than not, while New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says it's a two-party affair.... more
    Ardern's empathy important: Helen Clark
    20 Oct: Former Labour prime minister Helen Clark says she is excited by Jacinda's Ardern's leadership, empathy and willingness to work hard.... more

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