Jun 5, 2013

Abe to make pitch in City of London

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to give an economic policy speech in the City of London later this month, government officials said Monday. Abe plans to give the speech on his “Abenomics” economic policy after attending a Group of Eight summit in Britain slated ...

Jun 5, 2013

Abe's economic revival runs into Japan's reality

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Is the Bank of Japan creating the biggest pyramid scheme in history? In recent weeks Haruhiko Kuroda has been the toast of the financial world, winning plaudits from Nobel laureates Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz. The move by the BOJ governor to end deflation ...

NATO chief, Abe pledge closer security cooperation

Apr 16, 2013

NATO chief, Abe pledge closer security cooperation

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Visiting NATO Secretary General Anders Rasmussen signed a joint declaration Monday in Tokyo pledging expanded bilateral cooperation in disaster relief, counterterrorism, nonproliferation and maritime security, particularly measures against piracy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Rasmussen inked the four-page statement during a ceremony at the ...