/ Sep 9, 2016

Abe reluctant to consider concept of a female Emperor

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday sounded negative about the idea of starting a discussion about Japan having a female Emperor, as he hopes to prioritize the handling of Emperor Akihito's desire to abdicate. "We'd like to give our thoughts to the Emperor's anxieties and ...

Abe, Modi discuss boosting economic, counterterrorism cooperation

/ Sep 8, 2016

Abe, Modi discuss boosting economic, counterterrorism cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, have discussed potential avenues for economic cooperation, coordination in counterterrorism efforts and other regional issues in their meeting on the sidelines of multilateral gatherings in Laos. In their roughly 45-minute talks on Wednesday, Abe said ...