News Headline Summary

Japan's LDP extends lead in election battlegrounds, according to Nikkei

- The LDP will probably win seven more seats in 70 battleground districts than a previous survey showed.
- The LDP and New Komeito may win 300 seats at the December 16 elections, with the LDP alone seen securing more than a majority of the 480-seat lower house of parliament.

Update details:

- Please note, the Japanese election will be held on Sunday, 16th December.

Print 22:22, 13 Dec 2012 - Asian News - Source: Nikkei