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|LDP Reassumes Power in Japan|
In the wake of the global economic slowdown, the series of disasters that hit Japan, mounting public debts and decades of crippling deflation, the ouster of novice Democratic Party of Japan(DPJ) and the resurgence of the Liberal Democratic Party(LDP) to power was seen by pundits here as a foregone conclusion.
|Abe 'Must Change' to Build Ties|
The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan's won an emphatic election victory, but tension with China will continue if party chief Shinzo Abe ditches pragmatism and follows his hawkish campaign rhetoric, experts said.
|LDP Sweeps to Power amid Domestic, Diplomatic Woes|
After the three-year experience of being Japan's main opposition party, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) finally returned to power as it grabbed a majority to win the House of Representatives election that ended on Sunday.
|One-third of Japanese Welcome LDP Poll Victory|
About 33.3 percent of 1,019 Japanese surveyed said they welcome the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) returning to power with a landslide victory in Sunday's general election, according to a poll released Tuesday.
|Region Watches Japan's Power Shift|
Japan moved to the right and unsettled the region, observers said, after the country's conservative opposition swept to victory in national polls on Sunday.