As the government's new point man on the abduction of Japanese citizens by North Korean agents, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said he will do all in his power to bring the issue to a close and secure the safe return of all who ...
The newly installed minister of state for Okinawa affairs says the prefecture's residents deserve a full breakdown of the government's rationale for relocating a contentious U.S. military base from the crowded city of Ginowan to the coastal district of Henoko in Nago. "I believe we ...
The government’s top spokesman attributed Yasuda’s release to efforts by an anti-terrorism intelligence unit in Tokyo, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe thanking Qatar and Turkey “for their great cooperation.”
The prime minister emphasized his determination to ensure the return of citizens abducted by North Korean agents and the signing of a peace treaty with Russia.
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.