• Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:34
    Japan's sterilised 'eugenics' victims to get payout
    Tokyo - Thousands of Japanese people -- some as young as nine -- forcibly sterilised under now-defunct eugenics laws, will receive government compensation after lawmakers passed historic legislation on Wednesday.
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  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:14
    Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni war shrine
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, seen by Asian neighbours as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Abe to propose global rules on data flow in Davos
    JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to propose creating international rules on the movement of personal and corporate data in a speech tomorrow to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, it has been learned.
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Russia shouldn’t distort historical facts on isles
    The foreign ministerial talks between Japan and Russia were held in Moscow. It has marked the first meeting since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe named Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Russian President Vladimir Putin named his Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to be in charge of peace treaty negotiations.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Japan and Britain must build strategic relations
    During a visit to London, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May in which they agreed the two nations would closely cooperate in working to maintain the free trade system.
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 12:15
    Abe, Macron discuss Nissan-Renault alliance
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires on Friday, apparently to discuss the alliance between Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp.
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:41
    Japan, U.S. to invest ¥8 tril. in Indo-Pacific development
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence agreed Tuesday that Japan and the United States will work together to provide up to $70 billion (about ¥7.98 trillion) for infrastructure development primarily in the Indo-Pacific region.
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  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:24
    Japan, China strike deals during Abe visit as ties improve
    Japan and China signed $2.6 billion in business deals and touted their warmer ties on Friday during a rare visit to Beijing by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as both face trade challenges from US President Donald Trump.
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  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:47
    ‘Stability’ aim of Abe’s China visit
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay an official visit to China from Thursday to Saturday — the first official visit to China by a Japanese prime minister in seven years — to mark the historic milestone of the 40th anniversary of the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty, signaling a turning point in the tortuous bilateral relationship.
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:36
    Japan PM Abe to make rare China visit on October 25-27
    Shinzo Abe will pay the first visit by a Japanese prime minister to China since 2011 later this month, Beijing announced Friday, in the latest sign of warming ties between the rivals.
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  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:48
    Trump arrives in NY ahead of UN assembly, to meet Japan PM
    Donald Trump on Sunday flew to New York ahead of this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, and announced he would meet with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the evening.
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  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:15
    Urgent : Japan's Abe cruises to party vote win, to stay as PM
    Tokyo - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realise his dream of reforming the constitution.
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:22
    Abe, Xi positive over October meeting / Confirm cooperation on N Korea
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during their meeting in Vladivostok, Russia, on Wednesday morning.
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  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:29
    Abe: Domestic flights will resume services at Kansai Airport Friday
    Domestic airline services are expected to resume at Kansai Airport on Friday after the major transport and cargo hub in the Kansai region was closed due to powerful Typhoon No. 21, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday morning.
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  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 15:07
    Abe may visit China on Oct. 23 to meet Xi
    The Japanese and Chinese governments are considering realizing a visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to China on Oct. 23, exactly 40 years after the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty entered into force, it has been learned.
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