How Abe works, or doesn't work, with the media

National / Politics Dec 31, 2019

How Abe works, or doesn't work, with the media

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers questions in brief, on-the-spot interviews with beat reporters far less frequently than before, according to journalists who have intensively covered the country's longest-serving prime minister. Abe markedly changed the way he presents himself to the media from his first to ...

Japan's foreign press club to return to Tokyo's Marunouchi district

National Oct 18, 2018

Japan's foreign press club to return to Tokyo's Marunouchi district

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan will relocate on Oct. 29 to Tokyo's Marunouchi business district, where former war correspondents and photographers established the club following World War II. The FCCJ's departure from its current premises in the Yurakucho Denki Building marks its fourth relocation ...

Two reporters and driver kidnapped near Colombian border: Ecuador

World Mar 28, 2018

Two reporters and driver kidnapped near Colombian border: Ecuador

Two journalists and their driver were kidnapped in a troubled area near Ecuador's border with Colombia, which Quito has said is rife with dissidents of the former FARC guerrilla group, Interior Minister Cesar Navas said on Tuesday. The three Ecuadoreans, working for the leading local ...