Japanese new prime minister faces challenge of winning back public trust

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#Japan has formally elected its new prime minister, Fumio Kishida, who had served as foreign minister in Shinzo Abe’s administration. He is known as a moderate politician and a consensus-builder. But the influence of heavyweights within the Liberal Democratic Party may continue to sway policy direction. And, as Ben Ascione, a professor of Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies Waseda University, has said that Kishida has been very vocal on issues related to Taiwan, which could lead tensions between Japan and China.

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