Jan 11, 2016

Abe goes home to meet with supporters

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went home Monday to Yamaguchi Prefecture to whip up support from his base, telling them he plans to win the Upper House election this summer and underscored the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. “In order to achieve results, we need ...

Dec 15, 2015

Regular Diet session to convene Jan. 4

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a plan to convene the Diet on Jan. 4 for a 150-day regular session. “To appropriately respond to challenges (facing the nation), we will compile a fiscal 2015 supplementary budget and a fiscal 2016 budget and ...