JAPAN: New Cabinet

Following the recent attempt on the life of Prince Regent Hirohito and the resignation of the Yamamoto Cabinet (TIME, Jan. 7), Viscount Kiego Kiyoura consented, after some hesitation, to form a new cabinet. Said he: "It is because I am a loyal subject of the Emperor of Japan that I cannot refuse to make an attempt to form a Cabinet in these most difficult times for the Empire."

According to the Nichi Nichi, Tokyo journal, the Cabinet included:

Premier: Viscount Kiego Kiyoura, aged 73, who started his career as a school teacher, accepted...