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Abe departs for G-7 summit in Italy, trip to Malta

/ May 25, 2017

Abe departs for G-7 summit in Italy, trip to Malta

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Italy on Thursday to participate in the summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders before heading to Malta. Abe has said he wants to make ...

/ May 22, 2017

Shimizu cruises to third term in Saitama mayoral race

Saitama Mayor Hayato Shimizu was re-elected to a third term over the weekend, decisively defeating his two rivals. Shimizu, 55, ran on his accomplishments in administrative and fiscal reform in Sunday’s election. Running as an independent, he was backed by Democratic Party members of ...