Newspapers take sides on 'Abenomics'

| Nov 29, 2014

Newspapers take sides on 'Abenomics'

by Philip Brasor

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s dissolution of the Diet has become another point of contention between right- and left-leaning entities in Japan. One of the more revealing responses involved a website set up by a member of a nonprofit organization called Bokura no Ippo ga ...

German leader Merkel mulls March visit to Japan

Nov 29, 2014

German leader Merkel mulls March visit to Japan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering visiting Japan in early March in what would be her first trip to the country in seven years, according to sources familiar with bilateral relations. Merkel and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to affirm closer cooperation on ...