If Abe gained support from members of another conservative party and independents, he would reach 76, still short of the 85, NHK said. There are seats in the upper house — which does not choose the prime minister — about half of which are elected every three years. Two-thirds of both houses must approve a constitutional revision before the revision can be decided in a national referendum. His goal was already a challenge because voters are more concerned about their jobs, economy and social security. Abe said he plans to start from deepening discussion at parliamentary constitutional review board. He said he aims to propose a revision during his current leadership, and that he is not considering running for another term, denying growing speculation he might.
Abe’s coalition still short of votes to change constitution
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To Belong. Akiko Kitamura was born in in Tokyo. Learning ballet and street dance in her youth, she studied dance theory at Waseda University and stayed in Germany for one year as a research fellow through the Agency for Cultural Affairs Overseas Study Program. Also in , she was invited to the Bates Dance Festival to create two short pieces: a group piece and a solo work, Face-Mix, which attracted great attention and won her recognition in the U. In , she was invited to the American Dance Festival ADF to create a short piece titled Enact Oneself, which was chosen as one of the best dance pieces of the year in North Carolina. She began an international collaboration, To Belong, with Indonesian artists in To Belong-cyclonicream- was premiered in Japan and Singapore in and