Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s announcement on Friday that he will step down as the country’s leader because of health issues has sent shudders through Japanese politics.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a press conference at 5 pm local time Friday, his office said on Thursday, with calls mounting from both public and political spheres for him to comprehensively explain the details of his health condition.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had undergone more medical tests but declined to provide details, a week after a first hospital visit that fuelled growing speculation about his health.
Shinzo Abe extended a state of emergency over the Coronavirus until the end of May, warning it was too soon to begin relaxing restrictions.
Abe is likely to extend a nationwide state of emergency imposed over the coronavirus.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday vowed the outbreak of a new virus that has killed more than 360 people in neighbouring China will not have any impact on the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has tried to carve out a role mediating between Washington and Tehran, said Monday he was “deeply worried” by tensions in the Middle East.
Expectations are high as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in met in Chengdu, China, on Tuesday for the eighth leaders’ meeting of China, Japan and the ROK (South Korea).
North Korea warns Abe that he could soon see a “real ballistic missile”.
Shinzo Abe entered the history books as Japan’s longest-serving premier.
Abe pledges to support Asean in its efforts to strengthen regional cooperation.
Shinzo Abe vows to continue supporting the Kingdom’s development.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met his South Korean counterpart Thursday and warned frayed relations should be mended, but appeared to suggest it was Seoul’s responsibility to make that happen.
Japanese PM to continue support for Cambodia after meeting King Norodom Sihamoni.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine here on Thursday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s reshuffle of senior cabinet and ruling party posts on 11 September 2019 was guided by several priorities.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drafted the popular son of charismatic ex-premier Junichiro Koizumi in a broad cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday that kept allies in key posts, as Abe faces a tax rise and aims to amend the pacifist constitution.
On 20 November 2019, Shinzo Abe will become Japan’s longest serving prime minister since the inception of Japanese parliamentary politics.
Japan’s ruling coalition has retained its grip on the country’s upper house, but failed to secure a “supermajority” that would ease the path to constitutional reform, results showed Monday.
Abe’s ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election.
Members of the House of Councillors, Japan’s upper house, serve six-year terms — and half of those seats are up for election every three years. 124 seats will be contested on 21 July, 74 from the 47 prefectural districts and 50 using proportional representation (PR).
US President Donald Trump’s criticism of security arrangements with Japan may push Prime Minister Shinto Abe to revise the country’s pacifist stand.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urges Tehran to play a “constructive role” for Middle East peace.
Japan’s economy grew slightly faster than initially thought in the first quarter, due partly to better-than-expected corporate investment.
US President Donald Trump’s state visit to Tokyo ended without either concrete agreement or public pronouncement of specific disagreements on trade.
Cambodian and Japanese PMs discuss bilateral, regional and international issues.
PM goes to Japan to attend Future of Asia conference and meet Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.
Trump presses Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to even out a trade imbalance with the United States.
Trump kicks off the second day of a Japan visit with a round of golf with Shinzo Abe.
Rather than entirely bow to demands to ‘buy American’ in defence equipment, Japan is searching for new ways to maintain the centrality of techno-nationalism in its security strategy.