Suga attends memorial for father of North Korea abductee

National Oct 24, 2020

Suga attends memorial for father of North Korea abductee

A memorial was held Saturday for Shigeru Yokota, a prominent figure due to his tireless campaigning for the return of his daughter, Megumi, and her compatriots who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga attended the central Tokyo ...

IMF backs Suga’s reform plan but urges BOJ to review inflation goal

Business Oct 22, 2020

IMF backs Suga’s reform plan but urges BOJ to review inflation goal

The International Monetary Fund gave a thumbs-up Wednesday to plans by new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to maintain the thrust of his predecessor's Abenomics stimulus programs, while pushing through reforms to revitalize the economy. Odd Per Brekk, deputy director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific ...