Japanese PM Yukio Hatoyama will visit Okinawa Prefecture on Tuesday to hold talks with Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima over the issue on where to relocate a US Marine base, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirofumi Hirano said today.
A Japanese judicial panel ruled on Monday that prosecutors` decision not to charge Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama over suspected falsification of his political funding records was "appropriate", TV broadcasters said.
Embattled Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama said on Wednesday he would stick to an end of May deadline to resolve a row over a US airbase ahead of an election, and vowed to stake his job on achieving his policies.
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on Friday instructed his Cabinet to work out by the end of May specific plans for his idea of forming an East Asian community for broad regional cooperation, a top government spokesman said.
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, his party flagging in polls ahead of a mid-year election, promised on Monday to find a way to regain public backing but said he was not considering a cabinet reshuffle now.