Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary

Dec 5, 2016

Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary

ashington President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key administration posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Trump’s decision, announced by his transition office, comes ...

Aug 5, 2016

Abe keeps key state ministers amid security challenges

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet on Friday approved a new lineup of state ministers and parliamentary vice ministers, retaining those overseeing diplomacy and defense in the face of regional security challenges. In Japan, government offices each have between one and three state ministers, and ...

Aug 4, 2016

Japan Inc. hopeful new Cabinet can revive economy

Business circles sent out supportive messages to the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said they expect the new team to revitalize Japan’s tepid economy. “We hope that the new Cabinet will exercise leadership to revitalize the Japanese economy and help realize ...