21 Oct '17, 8pm

Abe set for fresh term as Japan votes under North Korea threats

TOKYO: Millions of Japanese braved typhoon conditions on Sunday (Oct 21) to vote in a snap election likely to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to revive the world's third-largest economy and press his hardline stance on North Korea. If pre-election polls are correct, Abe's conservative coalition will cruise to a crushing majority to win a fresh term at the helm of the key US regional ally and Asian economic powerhouse. Polling stations opened across the country at 7am with voters battling high winds and driving rain as an election-day typhoon barrelled towards Japan that could weigh on turnout. Analysts say a low turnout is more likely to benefit Abe, whose conservative voters are more determined. The near-constant drizzle throughout the campaign has not dampened the enthusiasm of hundreds of doughty, sash-wearing parliamentary hopefuls, who have driven aroun...

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