Japan PM dissolves parliament; vote set for Dec 16 - Article Photos 9/11

ADDS WHAT PEOPLE DO - Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda stands still as Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura, second left, and Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba, right, raise hands and shout banzai, or long live, after he dissolved the lower house of parliament in Tokyo Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Noda dissolved the lower house of parliament Friday, paving the way for elections in which his ruling party will likely give way to a weak coalition government divided over how to solve Japan's myriad problems. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)