Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike tops list of up-and-coming celebrities in 2017

Jan 7, 2017

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike tops list of up-and-coming celebrities in 2017

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike topped a list of up-and-coming celebrities in 2017, a Nippon Life Insurance Co. survey showed Friday. Pitcher-batter Shohei Otani of the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters ranked second, followed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump came in fourth. Pikotaro, ...

Jan 2, 2017

Abenomics four years on

With economic growth remaining fragile and uneven, it's time for the Abe administration to pursue structural reforms more vigorously.

Dec 30, 2016

Inada's visit to war-linked shrine draws U.S. criticism

U.S. officials have reacted negatively to Defense Minister Tomomi Inada’s visit Thursday to a controversial war-linked shrine just after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama. “We continue to emphasize the importance of approaching historical legacy issues in ...