Glass ceiling yet to be broken in Japan politics

| Feb 8, 2016

Glass ceiling yet to be broken in Japan politics

Japan will this year mark 70 years since the nation saw women win Lower House seats for the first time in April 1946. Since then, however, the country has failed to make much progress in increasing female ranks in the Diet and lags far ...

Japan slams North Korean 'H-bomb' test

Jan 6, 2016

Japan slams North Korean 'H-bomb' test

The government slammed North Korea on Wednesday after it apparently conducted another nuclear test, its fourth, which involved what Pyongyang described as a powerful hydrogen bomb. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denounced the action as “a grave threat to the safety of our country.” There ...