Most importantly, for the first time, the two governments explicitly identified China as the preeminent challenge facing their alliance.
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The speed with which Suga secured the support of the LDP’s secretary-general and leaders of other major factions suggests that he should not be underestimated.
In part two of this two part look at the end of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s time in office, we look at Abe's legacy as Japan's longest-serving prime minister.
This is part one of a two part look at the end of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's time in office.
Shinzo Abe, already Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, is set to pass another milestone on Monday, when he surpasses a half-century-old record set by his great-uncle Eisaku Sato for the longest consecutive tenure.
Japan is at the heart of virtually every effort to write new rules for the global trading system.
When the Lower House of the Diet passed the antiterror special measures law on Jan. 11, it became clear that the Democratic Party of Japan is not in control of the political situation. After briefly setting the agenda in the aftermath of the July ...