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Japan's Suga to formally take up PM...

Japan's Suga to formally take up PM...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 16 2020

He faces numerous challenges, including tackling Covid-19 while reviving a battered economy and dealing...

Japan ruling party elects Yoshihide...

Yoshihide Suga set to replace Abe

East Asia

Mon, Sep 14 2020

Given the LDP's legislative majority, Suga is expected to handily win a parliamentary vote Wednesday...

Japan party vote to replace PM Abe set...

Japan party vote to replace PM Abe set...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 1 2020

The LDP has opted for a constrained format, polling only its MPs and three representatives from each...

Japan's Suga hopes to succeed PM Abe,...

Japan's Suga hopes to succeed PM Abe,...

East Asia

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Abe's announcement on Friday, citing a worsening of a chronic illness, set the stage for a leadership...

Race for new Japan PM starts after shock...

Race for new Japan PM starts after shock...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 29 2020

Experts predict Abe's successor would not produce any surprises but would face 'big...

Japan, eyeing Olympics, lines up half...

Japan, eyeing Olympics, lines up half...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 28 2020

The country is working with Olympic organizers on how to go ahead with the games, tying the effort to...

Shinzo Abe, on WW2 anniversary, vows...

Shinzo Abe, on WW2 anniversary, vows...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 15 2020

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose ties with Japan have been chilled by the legacy of the past,...

Rouhani concludes Japan visit, seeks...

Rouhani concludes Japan visit, seeks...

Middle East

Sat, Dec 21 2019

The American sanctions were re-imposed last year after President Donald Trump pulled the United States...

South Korea, Japan seek summit after...

South Korea, Japan seek summit after...

East Asia

Sat, Nov 23 2019

Ties began a downward spiral after a series of South Korean court rulings ordering Japanese firms to...

Infographic: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s...

Infographic: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s...

East Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Shinzo Abe surpasses Katsura Tarō as the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Japan’s...

Japan's Abe on course to retain majority...

Japan's Abe on course to retain majority...

East Asia

Sun, Jul 21 2019

The 64-year-old Abe, is also hoping to shore up his mandate ahead of a crucial consumption tax hike later...

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe offers Saudi crown...

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe offers Saudi crown...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 30 2019

'Saudi Arabia's 'Vision 2030' is an unprecedented major reform aimed at shifting away...

Hasina at Abe’s office; guard of honour...

Hasina at Abe’s office; guard of honour...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, May 29 2019

Dhaka to sign US$ 2.5bn ODA deal with Tokyo

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce...

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce...

North America

Tue, May 28 2019

Trump is winding up a four-day state visit meant to underscore the US-Japan alliance, but shadowed by...

Dovish Trump says not looking for regime...

Dovish Trump says not looking for regime...

World

Mon, May 27 2019

Washington has decided to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East amid growing friction with...

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan...

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan...

World

Wed, May 1 2019

Naruhito, 59, technically succeeded his father just as Tuesday became Wednesday but his ascension to...

Putin, Abe hold summit to break island...

Putin, Abe hold summit to break island...

World

Tue, Jan 22 2019

Soviet Army seized four islands, between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean, in the last days of...

Pompeo pledges coordination with Japan...

Pompeo pledges coordination with Japan...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 6 2018

Pompeo will travel to Seoul after leaving Pyongyang and will head to Beijing before returning to the...

Japan's PM Abe heads for extended term...

Japan's PM Abe heads for extended term...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The win effectively hands Abe three more years as prime minister, giving him the chance of breaking the...

Trump hosts Japan PM, five days before...

Trump hosts Japan PM, five days before...

North America

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Before leaving Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe emphasized that during his lightning visit to...

China, Japan vow new starting point...

China, Japan vow new starting point...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Apr 17 2018

'We hope to develop a strategic, mutually beneficial Japan-China relationship in various fields'