Mar 21, 2014

Japan to unveil $1 billion aid to Ukraine at G-7 summit: NHK

Japan plans to provide nearly $1 billion in financial aid to Ukraine, NHK said Friday, as relations with Russia cool over the Crimea crisis. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to announce the support when he attends a Group of Seven meeting in the Netherlands ...

Mar 21, 2014

On TV, Abe asks Tamori for longevity tips

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, set to become the 10th-longest-serving postwar prime minister, made a rare appearance on a live TV variety show Friday and asked its host for the secret of long service. On the nationally televised lunchtime show “Waratte Iitomo!” (“It’s OK to ...