National Topics

Oct 18, 2014

Abe keen to establish new Japanese Constitution

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his strong wish to draft a new Constitution during a radio interview aired Saturday. Pointing out that the current charter was drafted under the supervision of the Allied Powers during their occupation of Japan after World War II, Abe ...

METI chief Obuchi to resign over funds scandal

Oct 18, 2014

METI chief Obuchi to resign over funds scandal

Economy, Trade and Industry minister Yuko Obuchi intends to resign over shady irregularities in the political funds reports of her support groups, a government source said. The loss of Obuchi, a rising star in the LDP who was being groomed as a possible future ...