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21 de marzo de 2018, 00:18Tokyo, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia at the end of May on a visit that seeks to accelerate bilateral relations, the Japanese ambassador in Moscow, Toyohisa Kozuki, told the Sputnik news agency. Japan will attend the next edition of ...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his popularity plunging amid a cronyism scandal, took responsibility on Monday for a loss of trust in his government but denied he or his wife had intervened in a land sale to a school operator with ties to his wife. The finance ministry's announcement last week that ...

While Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reacted to the news positively, his government has scrambled to save face. South Korean officials standing in front of the White House briefed the media on the breakthrough and before the fallout had even settled, the Japanese government had offered to donate hundreds ...
It is no exaggeration to say that the bolt out of the blue commitment by US President Donald Trump to sit down for talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has had a severe impact on Japan's government. A carefully crafted, US-Japan co-ordinated strategy - of unremitting political and economic ...
TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan offered to resign a year ago if evidence emerged linking him to a sweetheart land deal. No such evidence ever surfaced, allowing him to ride out the scandal and hang on to power. But a government report released on Monday suggests that some crucial ...
At a memorial ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and members of the imperial family honoured the roughly 16,000 people left dead as a result of the 2011 disaster. "When I think of the despair of those who lost beloved members of their families and friends in the disaster, I am ...

The finance ministry admitted this week that it had altered 14 documents surrounding the sale of public land at an 85% discount to a nationalistic school operator with links to prime minister Shinzo Abe's wife Akie. The revisions, made early last year, included removing references to Abe and the first lady ...
Ahead of the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, Pence, Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a reception for about 200 dignitaries hosted by the South Korean president. According to the vice president's office, Pence stopped by many tables at the reception, "but did not come across ...
PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in affirmed their stance of raising pressure on North Korea in talks Friday ahead of the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. While preparations for the Pyeongchang Games have ...
Shinzo Abe says US, Japan, S.Korea cooperation on N.Korea is firm ... Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking before leaving for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, said on Friday he wanted to convey to the world that cooperation among the United States, Japan and South Korea on the North ...
Feb. 7, 2018 (EIRNS)—According to TASS, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated his commitment to completing a peace treaty with Russia, ending World War II between them. “The situation when Russia and Japan have had no peace treaty for 72 years since the war was over is abnormal. Me and President ...
The Japan NewsPrime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence confirmed on Wednesday that their two countries will continue to apply “maximum pressure” on North Korea, in cooperation with South Korea, to foil Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. “We confirmed the necessity of using every ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Tuesday with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to seek to implement a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union as soon as possible. “Japan and Germany will continue to hold the flag of free trade high,” Abe said in a joint news conference ...
Pence, who is set to lead the U.S. delegation to the opening ceremonies Friday, made the announcement in Japan Wednesday, following meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Pence says the purpose of his trip is to ensure the North can't "hijack" the games, and his schedule includes symbolic events ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and predecessor Naoto Kan had a rare face-to-face showdown at a Lower House Budget Committee session over their nuclear energy policies on Feb. 6. Abe admitted that his Liberal Democratic Party shares partial responsibility for failing to prevent the Fukushima nuclear ...
The bloc could throw its weight behind a candidate challenging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the race, media outlets have speculated. A key Upper House member of Nukaga's faction, who has called for his resignation, didn't deny that possibility. “How many members have left the faction (under Nukaga's ...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hopes to secure the country's claim over islands seized by the Soviet Union during the second world war appear to be in tatters after Moscow approved the deployment of Russian combat jets to the disputed region. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a ...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed on Monday the victory of a ruling party-backed candidate in a mayoral election on Okinawa, vowing to press ahead with a controversial plan to move a US Marines air base on the southern island. The candidate, Taketoyo Toguchi, backed by Abe's ruling ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is determined to improve Japan's fiscal health and is insistent that the government will set a new target for achieving a primary budget surplus. “We will never back down on the aim of restoring fiscal health and are unwaveringly determined to push ahead with fiscal reform,” Abe ...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will make a three-day visit to Japan before attending the opening of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, the Japanese government said. Pence will arrive on Tuesday and hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday. The Winter Games begin on ...
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday (Feb 2) discussed an expanded missile defence system and other efforts to boost Japan's defences, the White House said in a statement amid ongoing tensions over North ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced his intention to attend the Opening Ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea on Feb. 9 as there is no good reason for him to skip the event. The next three Olympics will all be held in cities in East Asia, starting with Pyeongchang before the ...
Yukio Edano, leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party, questions Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, rear right, during the plenary session of the House of Representatives in Tokyo on Jan. 24, 2018. (Mainichi). TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged all political parties Wednesday to deepen ...
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — For the first time, Japan has defended U.S. military aircraft under security legislation passed in 2016 allowing its Self-Defense Forces to aid American military units. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirmed the mission this week during a policy speech before the Diet, but ...
The person in charge of PR of the Japanese Prime Minister's office repeated the same answers for three weeks. When asked in April last year as to why the office had changed the chair that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe uses for interviews, the office failed to provide a plausible answer, after merely saying, “Many ...
Shinzo Abe offers a half smile and the briefest of handshakes before settling himself into a green armchair at his official residence in Tokyo. The Japanese Prime Minister has just returned from a six-nation swing through Eastern Europe and acknowledges his testing schedule with a weary laugh. "Yes, just ...
Tokyo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has outlined an ambitious agenda for a reconvened regional security grouping that includes Australia, envisaging it will provide aid, infrastructure and maritime security across South East Asia and the Pacific Islands. In an exclusive interview with AFR Weekend ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is eager to pass the legislation to achieve what he calls a historic reform of the country's labor-related legal system. But opposition parties gave criticized the legislation for allowing employers to avoid overtime payments. The parliamentary session will also cover Civil Code ...
As news outlets in Japan summed up the year that was and the year ahead, Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan's most widely read (and notably pro-government) newspaper featured its top 10 stories for 2017, domestic and international, according to its readers. Domestically, the story was Sota Fujii, a 14-year-old ...
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe, right, with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius. (Petras Malukas/AFP/Getty). KAUNAS — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a museum last week in Lithuania commemorating Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis ...
The prime minister is in Tokyo for annual leaders' talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday and North Korea was set to be a key focus. The pair visited a Japanese military base at Narashino, where they inspected the Patriot missile defence system which Japan uses to protect the Tokyo ...
Visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe agreed Thursday in Tokyo to bolster cooperation to ensure a “free, open, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific region” built on a “rule-based order,” effectively endorsing Japan's strategy to keep China's growing ...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made the first visit by a Japanese leader to Belgrade since the breakup of Yugoslavia. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic welcomed Abe, who was accompanied by a delegation of Japanese business leaders, at a ceremonial reception on January 15. Abe is also ...
Shinzo Abe became the first-ever Japanese head of government to make an official trip to Bucharest when he arrived on Tuesday (January 16). But his timing was unfortunate: it came after Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigned on Monday evening because he lost the support of his party.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Japan's former consulate in Lithuania on Sunday to honor Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who defied orders and helped save an estimated 6,000 Jewish refugees during the Second World War. "The courageous humanitarian act of Mr. Sugihara is highly ...
2017 was quite the roller coaster ride for Japan and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. In the light of a series of scandals (and some gaffe-prone statements from ministers) dogging his government, Abe decided to call snap general elections to for lower house in Japan. In these elections, held in October last year, ...
North Korean leaders could “make their country richer” if they dropped the country's nuclear program and missile tests, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said during a New Year's speech. “North Korea does have diligent people and rich resources. They could make their country richer, only if they adopted ...
When he returned to Japan's premiership in December 2012, Shinzo Abe seemed a new man. He looked physically fit and was confident in articulating his goals for Japan. In the fall of 2012, Japan was on edge as tensions rose with China over the Senkaku Islands; Japan was also still grappling with its ...
Figures released by Japan's government came on the fifth anniversary of Shinzo Abe's return to power in his second stint as premier. “Since the launch of the government, we have cited economic recovery as the top priority,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a press conference. Abe said the ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday reiterated calls for rebooting long-stalled parliamentary debate on the revision of Japan's post-war Constitution, saying he wants to see a “significant rebirth” of the nation in 2020. Speaking at a Tokyo event, Abe touched on his self-imposed goal of amending the ...
In a private dining room overlooking Sydney Harbour, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat as the junior party in a room full of ego and experience. Elected just a year earlier in 2006 as Japan's youngest postwar leader, Abe should have been upbeat and energised as he sketched out his regional ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reportedly decided to attend the 2018 Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea. That is the right decision. It is also reported that he did so because of concern that North Korea's overture to Seoul risks a rupture in the united front toward ...
"Daddy, are you unconstitutional?" the young son of a Self-Defence Force (SDF) personnel asks in an anecdote oft-told by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on why he has been zealously pushing plans to revise the war-renouncing law of the land. The Japanese Constitution, drafted by American ...
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely discuss how Japan can work with China to meet Asia's infrastructure needs in a policy speech in Parliament on Monday. His speech to open this year's Parliament session also looks set to cover the government's labour reform plans to tackle such ...
Mr Turnbull confirmed he would make a flying one-day visit for annual talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday, with regional security, trade and the economy the major focus. "This will be my first international engagement of the year and it reflects the importance of the bilateral relationship, ...
Japan's golf-mad prime minister has finally revealed the “national secret” of his best score – in a good-natured brag to his country's Miss Universe representative. A relaxed and beaming Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at his office from Momoko Abe, 23, who told the prime minister that her best round ...
Despite a recent cooling of tensions in the run-up to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Shinzo Abe has insisted on "maximising pressure" on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes. In the Estonian capital Tallinn, Abe met with President Kersti Kaljulaid and Prime Minister Juri Ratas and ...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's expressed intention to cooperate is welcome. The United States and India would also do well to follow his lead. Japanese business leaders and corporations have always been eager to join the scheme, but were disadvantaged by their government's refusal to get on ...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has set up an Instagram account, promising to start posting in earnest in the new year on the photo-sharing social media platform, which is especially popular among young people. “I will finally start doing Instagram in 2018,” said the initial post uploaded Friday under ...
The dialogue followed a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his British counterpart, Theresa May, in August, during which they committed to elevating their partnership to the “next level through comprehensively enhancing security cooperation.” In Thursday's statement, the ministers said they ...


 

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