Yoshihide Suga, a candidate for the next leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), presents his policy ideas to party members at LDP's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 8, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, was chosen as the new prime minister to succeed Shinzo Abe in an extraordinary parliamentary session on Wednesday.