Oct 29, 2016

Majority against constitutional changes while Abe in office: poll

While nearly 60 percent of Japanese people think the country’s Constitution needs be revised, 55 percent are opposed to constitutional revisions while Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in office, a Kyodo News survey showed Friday. On war-renouncing Article 9 of the supreme law, 49 ...

Expect greater dangers abroad, Abe warns SDF at troop review

Oct 23, 2016

Expect greater dangers abroad, Abe warns SDF at troop review

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday warned the Self-Defense Forces that they would soon face greater dangers overseas under his administration’s divisive security laws. “You will be assigned new duties under the legislation. They are duties to protect the precious peace,” Abe said in ...