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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Japan election: Shinzo Abe and his policies are unpopular, so why are voters set to stick with him?
     21 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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    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
    Australian citizenship changes blocked in enormous relief for immigrant family
    19 Oct: Bushra Zainuddin, a Pakistan-born software developer, hopes to join her husband and son as Australian citizens soon, after the Government's proposed overhaul of citizenship laws was effectively blocked in the Senate.... more
    Dollar falls as NZ First backs Labour
    19 Oct: The NZ dollar fell after NZ First leader Winston Peters said he would support a Labour-led government, saying that he expected a change to the Reserve Bank Act.... more

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