JAPAN: New Party

A storm was brewing in Japan and, as its result, the fall of the Coalition Government of Viscount Kato was prophesied.

The Government is supported by the Kenseikai, Seiyukai and Kakushin Club Parties, having among them 295 seats out of 464 in the House of Representatives.

A short time ago, Minister of Commerce Takahashi, President of the Seiyukai Party, resigned. Shortly after, General Baron Tunaka resigned from the Army, became President of the Seiyukai in succession to Takahashi, resigned. Naturally, Premier Kato offered him the vacant Ministry of Commerce, but his offer was...

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