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Japan needs a reformer, not stabilizer, in next PM Kishida

He must remember rank-and-file members voted for change

Outgoing Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, receives a bouquet from new Liberal Democratic Party President Fumio Kishida on Sept. 29. (Photo by Uichiro Kasai)

TOKYO -- In the end, the Liberal Democratic Party chose stability.

Fumio Kishida, who was elected leader of the ruling party, is widely considered a man of no surprises who will continue with the policies of his predecessors.

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