TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top opposition leader said on Monday, May 11, that he was resigning to keep a political funding scandal from pulling down his party in upcoming parliamentary elections.
Communist party surges as Japan’s economy withers
By Eric Talmadge The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Under a big red flag, the headquarters of the Communist Party of Japan are at the center of the most vibrant grassroots movement in the country. The party’s ranks are swelling. It has 24,000 branch offices, and more than a million people read its newspaper. As […]