Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also ruling Liberal Democratic Party leader, attends an election campaign rally in Fukushima

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also ruling Liberal Democratic Party leader, attends an election campaign rally in Fukushima

Is Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about to be thumped by the Kobe Steel scandal ahead of the Oct. 22 general election? Reuters/Toru Hanai

October 12, 2017 9:09 AM (UTC+8)