Koizumi


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Koi·zu·mi

 (koi-zo͞o′mē), Junichiro Born 1942.
Japanese politician who served as prime minister (2001-2006). He worked to revitalize the economy and strengthened Japan's ties with the United States.

Koizumi

(ˌkɔɪˈzuːmɪ)
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(Biography) Junichiro (ˌjunɪˈkiro). born 1941, Japanese politician; prime minister (2001–06)
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Former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi still ranks high in public opinion polls as the most suitable lawmaker to become prime minister, but his political clout no longer seems to be what it once was.
August -- Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visits Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, becoming the first prime minister to visit there in five years.
In 2005, Koizumi led the LDP to win one of the largest parliamentary majorities in modern Japanese history.
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Passage of the bills will be claimed as a step forward by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, who has long pursued such reforms in the face of strong opposition from within his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and South Korean President Kim Dae Jung plan to sign a treaty to boost mutual direct investments next Friday in Seoul, Japanese Foreign Ministry officials said Friday.
Terrorism removed a barrier to government spending in general, says Kei Koizumi of AAAS, and that allowed Congress to support some science projects not directly related to national security.
Last April, Koizumi became Japan's eighth prime minister in 10 years.
Sales of a book of photographs of Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi remain steady and many of those buying it are female.
Since the victory of Jun'ichiro Koizumi in the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) presidential election in March 2001, which subsequently led him to the position of Prime Minister, reform has become the buzz-word in Japanese politics.
Koizumi is bringing pride back to the Japanese people," he said.