[NEWSIS] According to a poll on China's international security conducted by the Center for Strategic and Security Studies at Tsinghua University in China, 17.4% of respondents answered "very antipathetic" and 21.0% "somewhat antipathetic" to a question asking Chinese people about their impression of Korea. This means that 38% of respondents have negative feelings toward China.
On May 10, immediately after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida returned from the Japan-Korea summit meeting, a member of the Kishida faction of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) said, "There is no doubt in the Kantei that this visit to Korea will boost his approval rating.
An opinion poll by NHK shows that the approval rate for Prime Minister Kishida Fumio's Cabinet has risen to 36 percent, up 3 points from last month. The disapproval rate has dropped 2 points to 44 percent.
Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has dismissed another Cabinet minister. Internal affairs minister Terada Minoru has been under fire over a series of allegations of inaccurate political funding reports. Kishida has now lost three ministers in just one month.
Japan's Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has decided to dismiss Justice Minister Hanashi Yasuhiro, who has been under fire for controversial remarks. Kishida conveyed his decision to senior officials of the Liberal Democratic Party.