Japan PM dissolves Parliament, fresh polls on Dec 16

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda dissolved Parliament on Friday, and the elections will be held next month.

Japan`s ruling party heads to polls as underdog

Japan`s ruling Conservative Party was expected to suffer an overwhelming defeat tomorrow in hotly contested elections.

Japan election campaign kicks off

Japan`s poll campaign kicked off Tuesday, less than two weeks before polls in which the centre-left opposition party is widely tipped to take power.