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Old 2011-06-01, 23:39   Link #13968
Claies
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Japanese PM Naoto Kan is currently going through a vote of no confidence from the Japanese parliament. There are conflicting reports alleging that he intends to resign. Specifically, Kan's chief cabinet secretary, Yukio Edano, denies that Kan is giving up on the earthquake recovery effort.

Alleging his intention to resign: http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20...000549-san-pol
Edano's denial: http://www.asahi.com/politics/update...106020162.html

The Americans go "impeach Bush" and then "impeach Obama" without anything close to successfully acting on it, and the Japanese actually follow through with alarming frequency. >_>;;

In related interest, there's an unconfirmed IAmA from an intern who works for a Japanese Diet member: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comment...or_a_japanese/
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