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Japan election: Comfortable win for the ruling coalition

last modified Dec 16, 2014 11:19 AM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has won a decisive victory in Sunday's elections to the lower house of the Japanese parliament.

Dr John Swenson-Wright, University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations and Head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House, writes about this for BBC News Asia.

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