Most Japanese feel unfriendly toward Russia: survey

Dec 24, 2016

Most Japanese feel unfriendly toward Russia: survey

Roughly eight out of 10 Japanese feel unfriendly toward Russia, according to results of a government survey conducted after Tokyo’s unsuccessful bid to settle a 70-year-old territorial row blocking the signing a peace treaty to end the war. According to the results released Saturday ...

Dec 19, 2016

Ailing Emperor's year-end luncheon with Abe canceled

The Imperial Household Agency said Monday that Emperor Akihito’s annual year-end luncheon with the prime minister, slated for the afternoon, has been canceled because the Emperor is still suffering from symptoms of a cold. The Emperor has been resting at his residence in the ...

Dec 18, 2016

Four years of Abe in power

Four years on, Abe's grip on power seems as strong as ever. The question remains how and where he will use his ample political resources.