04 Sep '11, 5am

Japan's new leadership wins polls backing

Japan's new leadership wins polls backing

TOKYO: Japan's new prime minister Yoshihiko Noda and his cabinet on Sunday won solid backing in opinion polls, with respondents expressing confidence in his ability to lead the post-quake recovery. Noda on Friday unveiled a youthful cabinet lacking the usual political heavyweights, after he became Japan's sixth new leader in five years, charged with uniting a divided party and guiding reconstruction. The Nikkei business daily said its survey showed 67 percent approval for Noda's cabinet -- a significant recovery from the dismal 19 percent rating his unpopular predecessor Naoto Kan recorded in late July. Respondents said Noda was "reliable" and had a "clean" image, and "offers a sense of stability" as the nation recovers from the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis, the Nikkei said. The survey of more than 1,400 households also showed 63 percent support for temp...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/vi...

Tweets

perpendicular

perpendicular

fashiontoast.com 05 Sep '11, 12am

(Isabel Marant shirt, Zara silk trousers, vintage hat, Proenza Schouler PS11 bag, Elizabeth and James knuckle ring) Only t...

New Japan PM gets approval rating of 63%

straitstimes.com 03 Sep '11, 10am

An initial public opinion poll has given new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his Cabinet a support rating of 63...

New generation Toyota Camry Hybrid launched in Japan!:

New generation Toyota Camry Hybrid launched in ...

paultan.org 05 Sep '11, 3pm

The new Toyota Camry has been launched in Japan today. You don’t have to look too closely to realize this is yet another ‘...

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author Of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part I)

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author Of “No Fe...

youngupstarts.com 05 Sep '11, 2am

Leading business information architect and IT entrepreneur Pekka A. Viljakainen’s was recently in town to give a talk and ...

De-Salting Northern Japan

De-Salting Northern Japan

cleantechnica.com 04 Sep '11, 5pm

NEC and NTT DoCoMo are both installing sensors on the properties supported by My Farm. Sensors provided by NEC measure und...

New Outfit Post!

New Outfit Post!

songofstyle.blogspot.com 06 Sep '11, 11am

Started out this year's Labor Day by waking up super early to go surfing with Wesley Mason despite the gloomy weather at t...

Boxing: Japan's Shimizu wins WBA super flyweight title

Boxing: Japan's Shimizu wins WBA super flyweigh...

channelnewsasia.com 31 Aug '11, 12pm

TOKYO: Japan's Tomonobu Shimizu pounded out a split decision over Hugo Cazares of Mexico to become the new World Boxing As...

Najib mulls scrapping the ISA for polls momentum

malaysianbar.org.my 12 Sep '11, 1am

“His choice is limited and the ISA is a low-hanging fruit to harvest,” a government source told The Malaysian Insider. “Th...

England's Gary Christian wins the Mylan Classic

pgatour.com 04 Sep '11, 10pm

England's Gary Christian wins the Mylan Classic text size Dykes/Getty Images Gary Christian's victory at the Mylan Classic...

Gary Christian won the Mylan Classic and moved ...

pgatour.com 04 Sep '11, 10pm

England's Gary Christian wins the Mylan Classic text size Dykes/Getty Images Gary Christian's victory at the Mylan Classic...

Japan to focus on clean energy exports

channelnewsasia.com 05 Sep '11, 4pm

TOKYO: Japan will develop and promote new clean energy technologies after the nuclear crisis, new foreign minister Koichir...

Japan to focus on clean energy exports: ministe...

solardaily.com 06 Sep '11, 9am

Japan will develop and promote new clean energy technologies after the nuclear crisis, new foreign minister Koichiro Gemba...

Japan's parliament elects Noda as new PM

Japan's parliament elects Noda as new PM

channelnewsasia.com 30 Aug '11, 5am

TOKYO: Japan's lower house of parliament on Tuesday elected former finance minister Yoshihiko Noda as the sixth new prime ...