Japan’s Suga likely to call snap election after Tokyo Olympics: report

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to call a snap election after the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, a media report said, showing his resolve to push ahead with the Games despite the country’s struggle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.The government is considering crafting a new economic stimulus package before the expected snap election, the Asahi newspaper said on Thursday, citing several anonymous ruling party executives.Suga agreed on Wednesday with the head of his ruling…