New PM has Kan-do at­ti­tude

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & World Update -

JA­PAn’S lower house elected naoto Kan as the new prime min­is­ter, hand­ing the out­spo­ken, grass-roots pop­ulist the task of quickly re­claim­ing pub­lic sup­port lost by his pre­de­ces­sor ahead of July elec­tions. “My task is to re­build this nation,” Mr Kan said af­ter he was cho­sen rul­ing party chief.

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