Abe pressures North Korea at rally for abductees' families

Sep 13, 2014

Abe pressures North Korea at rally for abductees' families

With North Korea’s report approaching on its second probe into the fate of the Japanese it abducted, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday vowed in front of their families that his administration is committed to bringing them home. “Our mission won’t be completed until ...

Abe recommits to 'womenomics'

Sep 12, 2014

Abe recommits to 'womenomics'

At an international conference focusing on women, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday renewed his pledge to promote the status of women in society. Speaking to an audience of about 1,000 people attending the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo, Abe vowed to address ...

Sep 2, 2014

Modi touts India as vast market for Japanese firms

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Tuesday on Japanese companies to tap into Indian markets, stressing the South Asian nation has three important elements when it comes to business: democracy, human resources and vast demand. Speaking in front of more than 1,500 people ...