Noda Japan's new prime minister

Noda Japan's new prime minister

Noda : Japan | Sep 04, 2011 at 8:09 PM PDT
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apan's Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda will become Japan's prime minister since he won the battle for the party leadeoda came second in the first round, but received 215 votes against his opponent, Trade Banri Kaiedas, 177 in others.

Noda faces some challenges, including the reconstruction after the devastating quake and tsunami on March 11 and the nuclear crisis which arose thereafter.r of the Democratic Party (DJP).The former Prime Minister Naoto Kan resigned last Friday after 14 months in office.

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    Hosokawa decided to set up the meeting at a hotel room after he was told by Noda and Ozawa that they hadn't talked to each other much, he said in an interview Saturday. In the meeting, which lasted 30 to 40 minutes, Noda did not ask for Ozawa's...
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