World Ch. Schedule : WED 20:00 KST
* Date : 2020-08-26
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s health concerns are emerging in Japan. As Abe had once stepped down during his first term due to a chronic abdominal illness in 2007, the possibility of his resignation and talks about figures that can replace his role are being mentioned in Japanese politics. Abe has recently become the longest-serving prime minister of Japan, but due to inadequate response and preparation amid COVID-19 and Japan’s economic slowdown, his approval rating among the Japanese public is plummeting. We bring in experts to discuss how the Japanese political landscape would change moving forward, and how South Korea should prepare for its neighboting country’s changing political dynamics.