GOP takeover could mean trouble for Japan

Nov 10, 2014

GOP takeover could mean trouble for Japan

Perhaps no one in Asia is happier than Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party to see Republicans take over control of the U.S. Congress. In fact, Japan's plummeting currency and the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal put Abe in a tough ...

Oct 31, 2014

Six ways to give 'Abenomics' a boost

While Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies and proposed tax cuts favor companies that employ tens of thousands, they offer little for young Japanese with a laptop and a dream.

Oct 21, 2014

Abe's 'womenomics' is little more than skin deep

The sudden resignations of two female Cabinet ministers over separate spending scandals suggest that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prefers to appoint warm, telegenic figures to help him sell unpopular policies rather than strong, independent-minded women.