Abe praised the steps ancestors took toward reinventing Japan and likened their “brave” fight against the rise of the West to current challenges, including a rapidly shrinking population.
At the upcoming summit in Beijing, President Shinzo Abe and Chinese leader Xi Jinping may form a united front in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist moves.
A weekly magazine alleged that Katayama was paid to use her bureaucratic standing to get a tax break for a business owner in 2015.
In a world increasingly fragmented by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda, Japan should take on the role as the world's new "stabilizer" by committing to the landmark Paris accord on climate change and keeping a multilateral trade regime from falling apart in ...
Yoshihide Suga responded tersely to an investigative report during a regular press briefing, referring to Abe’s past denial in the Diet of the allegation.
Yoshihide Suga rebutted the reports by repeating the prime minister’s official stance, saying LDP lawmakers will seek to put together a unified formal party proposal.
While the prime minister has declared boosting the profile of professional women a top policy priority, Tuesday’s reshuffle reduced the number of female ministers to just one.
Abe retained what he called the “foundation” of his administration but the 19-member Cabinet also has 12 lawmakers who have never held any portfolio before.
Former Olympics minister Toshiaki Endo said Thursday it would be difficult to introduce daylight saving time ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, a move that has been discussed as a way to mitigate the problem of scorching heat during the ...
The government is mulling an update to the nation's visa system in order to accept more foreign workers in a growing number of professions facing manpower shortages, including those that serve the labor-hungry restaurant and fisheries industries, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday. As ...