Spouses of G-7 leaders soak up Mie's scenic beauty

National / Politics May 26, 2016

Spouses of G-7 leaders soak up Mie's scenic beauty

As the leaders of the Group of Seven nations grappled Thursday with global economic issues, first lady Akie Abe introduced some of their spouses to the natural beauty and traditions of Japan's spiritual heart. In tandem with the start of the two-day summit in the ...

National Sep 26, 2014

Government to overhaul income tax breaks for taxpayers with spouses

The government began considering on Thursday an overhaul of income tax breaks for taxpayers with spouses to encourage more women to take up jobs, government officials said. The move is in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy of promoting women's participation in the workforce ...