Japan scandals drag Abe’s support down toward danger zone

  • Economy
  • Monday, 16 Apr 2018

TOKYO: Shinzo Abe’s approval rating fell again amid allegations of cronyism and government cover-ups, placing new pressure on the Japanese prime minister to stage yet another comeback or risk losing his grip over the ruling party.

Abe’s popularity fell to a record low of 26.7% in a survey by Nippon TV published Sunday, as a steady drip of new details on a series of scandals threatens his agenda. 

Economy , Shinzo Abe