Speculation is swirling among the politically well-connected that Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto may have agreed to help Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pass contentious security legislation when the two met in Tokyo on Sunday.
Two former leaders who issued historic apologies for the nation's past lambast revisionist attempts to rewrite history, urging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to stand by the statements they delivered when they were in office.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday next year’s Group of Seven summit will take place in the picturesque but isolated city of Shima, situated at the end of a peninsula in Mie Prefecture. Abe made the announcement at Haneda airport in Tokyo before departing ...
Hoping to minimize the political damage from the latest pension system scandal, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga admonishes the Japan Pension Service and announces that a team will be set up to probe the massive theft of pension data.