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Japan PM's party suffers historic defeat in Tokyo poll, popular governor wins big

The LDP has been hit by a scandal over suspicions - denied by the premier - that Abe helped a friend's business get favored treatment.

Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

Trump made clear that 'the United States stands with its allies Japan and South Korea in the face of the serious threat that North Korea continues to pose.'
April 06, 2017 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Japan, Australia to strengthen defence ties, stress importance of TPP

Both countries' leaders spoke of their desire to see the TPP ratified, despite opposition from Trump.
January 15, 2017 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Japan logs ninth monthly price fall in November

Core consumer prices declined 0.4 percent on-year.
December 27, 2016 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Japan election key to world's biggest nuclear plant and Abe's energy policy

A prefectural election result will decide the fate of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station - the biggest nuclear plant in the world.
October 14, 2016 | 08:34 pm GMT+7

Yen slips as Tokyo stocks soar after Japan elections

Landslide win for Japan's Abe feeds stimulus hopes.
July 11, 2016 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Japan: Re-drafting would shatter the glass-like TPP trade deal

American presidential candidates are turning their backs on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and pushing to rewrite the deal. Japan has become the first country member to make a firm ...
July 02, 2016 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Obama to make history, stirs debate with Hiroshima visit

Barack Obama will on Friday becomes the first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, a gesture Washington and Tokyo hope will showcase their ...
May 27, 2016 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Japan PM Abe to meet with Obama, Cameron ahead of G7 summit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold bilateral meetings on Wednesday evening with U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of a summit of ...
May 25, 2016 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Japan eyes more foreign workers, stealthily challenging immigration taboo

Desperately seeking an antidote to a rapidly aging population, Japanese policymakers are exploring ways to bring in more foreign workers without calling it an "immigration policy".
April 26, 2016 | 04:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s new PM to participate at G7 Summit in Japan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc confirmed he will attend the G7 Summit in Japan late this May during a reception hosted by Japanese Ambassador Fukuda Hiroshi, according to Vietnam ...
April 11, 2016 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Japan business mood sours to 3-year low, adds to doubt over 'Abenomics'

TOKYO - Business sentiment among Japan's big manufacturers deteriorated to the lowest in nearly three years and is expected to worsen in the coming quarter, a closely watched ...
April 01, 2016 | 10:19 am GMT+7

North Korea in focus as Washington nuclear summit kicks off

North Korea's nuclear defiance will feature prominently during the first day of a major security summit hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington Thursday.
March 31, 2016 | 02:59 pm GMT+7