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Economy minister Yoshitaka Shindo said the government was currently not thinking about calling an end to deflation.
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 5, 2024
Japan ministers deny report government thinking of calling end to deflation
Policymakers are focused on ensuring the economy doesn't revert to a protracted period of falling prices, they said.
Newly appointed economy minister Yoshitaka Shindo arrives at the Cabinet Office on Thursday
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 14, 2023
New economy minister sees positive signs for end of deflation
Little is known about Yoshitaka Shindo's views on monetary and fiscal policies as he served in an intraparty post for the past eight years.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 9, 2023
Bill to promote LGBTQ understanding passes key step in Japan's Lower House
Discussions took place at an unusual speed, with the committee approving the proposal after only a few hours of debate.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 18, 2019
Murder probe launched after missing Saitama boy found dead, apparently strangled
The body of Ryosuke Shindo, 9, was found near stairs in his apartment building hours after his mother informed the police he had failed to return home from his English conversation school.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
May 12, 2019
Swinging swords and drumsticks: Personal fitness draws on tradition
Shindo and taikobics give personal fitness regimes a Japanese twist with kendo moves and taiko drumming.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2019
Three novelists picked for Japan's Akutagawa and Naoki literary awards
Three novelists were selected Wednesday to receive the country's prestigious Akutagawa and Naoki literary awards for their works that covered a range of contemporary and historical topics.
Japan Times
Apr 21, 2016
Shindo: Japan's earthquake intensity scale
On April 15, the day after the first earthquake struck Kyushu, all of the nation's major newspapers carried the same headline: "Shindo 7 in Kumamoto." No further explanation was needed.
Japan Times
Aug 15, 2014
Three ministers visit Yasukuni on surrender day anniversary; Abe refrains
Three Cabinet ministers visit war-related Yasukuni Shrine as Japan marks the 69th anniversary of its surrender in World War II.
Jul 26, 2014
Outgoing JET teachers get pat on back from minister
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications on Friday thanked this year's outgoing participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program and designated the 1,450 young adults as "honorary ambassadors," asking them to continue fostering good relations between Japan and their home countries after...
Apr 12, 2014
Yasukuni frequent flyer Shindo enrages China, South Korea
Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Yoshitaka Shindo paid his latest visit to war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, but described it as "a private matter."
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 16, 2014
Vice President Shindo to take helm of world's No. 2 steel maker NSSMC
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. will name Vice President Kosei Shindo as president on April 1, replacing Hiroshi Tomono, the company said on Thursday.
Jan 1, 2014
Cabinet minister Shindo pays a visit to Yasukuni
Japanese Cabinet minister Yoshitaka Shindo visited the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday, in a move that is certain to fuel anger in China and South Korea, both of which suffered from Japanese war-time aggression.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 21, 2013
Abe weighing big picture on Yasukuni trip
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will decide "from a broad perspective" whether to visit war-linked Yasukuni Shrine by the end of the year, the government's top spokesman said Monday.


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