Two of Abe's new picks deny neo-Nazi links

Sep 8, 2014

Two of Abe's new picks deny neo-Nazi links

Two newly promoted politicians moved Monday to distance themselves from allegations of extremism after pictures emerged of them posing alongside the leader of a neo-Nazi party. Internal affairs minister Sanae Takaichi and Liberal Democratic Party policy chief Tomomi Inada can be seen in separate ...

Sep 4, 2014

Abe mum ahead of second stage of tax hike

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is keeping quiet about whether to he will raise the consumption tax in October 2015 as scheduled, saying only that he will make a final decision while “comprehensively” analyzing the economic situation. Hiking the tax to 10 percent next year ...