North Korean media insults Shinzo Abe

North Korean state media criticized on Saturday Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the…

Government cancels pension cap increase after criticism

The government will abandon a plan to raise the pension limit for older workers from…

Government will actively hire “ice generation” workers, says Shinzo Abe

The government will actively hire people from the so-called “ice age generation” for national servant positions…

Officers avoid questions about 'suspect' guest at event created by Shinzo Abe

Opposition lawmakers are pressuring the government to explain as “antisocial elements,” a vague term…

Agreement with South Korea seen positively by Japanese

About 66% of Japanese voters reacted positively to a…

Russia condemns US military presence in Japan

The presence of US soldiers on Japanese soil is hampering ties between Tokyo and Russia…

Government calls for 10 trillion yen extra budget to support growth in Japan

Japan's ruling coalition has called for an extra budget, including 10 trillion yen

South Korea renews intelligence deal with Japan

On Friday, South Korea made the last-minute decision to stick to its deal…

Japan hosts first gun show, government seeks technological advantage

Japan's first full-fledged gun show opened on Monday, creating a…

Abe approval falls after opposition allegations

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's approval rating fell last month, showing a…

Abe cancels event at Gyoen Garden after opposition criticism

Cabinet chief secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference on 13 afternoon in November…

Shinzo Abe Discusses Security Agreement with US General

US General Mark Milley, the highest ranking US military officer, has expressed…

Abe plans to create first stimulus package in 3 years

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed his cabinet on Friday to draw up a package of measures to…

Abe promises to resolve inequalities in English tests in new entrance exam system

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that the government will consider measures to address inequalities…

Abe and Moon hold first meeting in over a year

In their first discussion in over a year, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President…

Abe urges quick introduction of “limited” driver's license

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed relevant cabinet ministers on Tuesday to speed up work…

Typhoon n.19 designated as “extraordinary disaster”

The Cabinet, on 29 October, approved a special designation for the widespread damage caused by…

Abe seeks stronger bond with China

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan agreed on Wednesday to increase…

Korean president sends personal letter to Japanese emperor

South Korean President Moon Jae In sent a personal letter to the Japanese emperor Naruhito, said a…

Japan's premier vows to act after homeless are barred from shelter

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to act after two homeless people have been prevented from…

Abe considers lower house dissolution in November

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be considering dissolving the House as early as November for a…