Stories tagged: Shinzo Abe
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
Trump heads to golf with Abe after downplaying down North Korean missile tests, changes of trade deal on trip
Fri., May 24, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe remains mum on reports he nominated President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his chief spokesman declined Monday to say if Abe had nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, though they praised Trump for …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
America’s top diplomat said Saturday the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
A Finance Ministry official linked to a scandal involving the wife of Japan’s prime minister has been found dead, the ministry confirmed Friday, and a second official resigned.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Donald Trump vowed a more “unpredictable” foreign policy when he campaigned for president. Mission accomplished, if the mood in Asia ahead of his first presidential trip to the region is …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Japan’s leader has scored a major victory in national elections that returned his ruling coalition to power in decisive fashion.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Japanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition a majority in parliament.
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that his government fully supports the U.S. stance on pressuring North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, with all options on the table.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
Japan’s House of Representatives was dissolved at the beginning of the extraordinary Diet session convened Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of parliament Thursday, paving the way for a snap election that is expected to be held Oct. 22.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he’ll dissolve the lower house of parliament on Sept. 28 for a general election as he announced an $18 billion economic package.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
Theresa May got a taste of Japanese restraint and formality during a tea ceremony with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. What might be lost in translation is how unimpressed a key …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Kim Jong Un might have done Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a little favor. The North Korean leader’s move to fire a ballistic missile over Japan’s northern Hokkaido island on …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Japan’s beleaguered defense minister, a protege of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, will step down in connection with an alleged cover-up of military documents from U.N. peacekeeping operations, media reports said …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party suffered a historic defeat in Sunday’s Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to quickly get the Cabinet and the LDP back on …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
North Korea put on a huge military spectacle Saturday to celebrate its founder’s birthday, parading its series of new and technologically advanced missiles in front of Kim Jong Un and, …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
A policy research group in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party will propose that Japan arm itself with offensive weapons for the first time since World War II, according …
Sun., March 5, 2017, 6 a.m.
Japan’s ruling party approved a change in party rules Sunday that could pave the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to become the country’s longest-serving leader in the post-World War …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe disappeared from public view for more than three hours here Saturday at one of Trump’s signature golf courses for what was …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
While trade and security were expected to be among the first items Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would broach with President Donald Trump when the two met Friday, another sensitive …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
Their long weekend mini-summit began with what can only be described as a “bro hug” – initiated by the new U.S. president. Donald Trump greeted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
The visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the Trump-family-owned Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., this weekend is fraught with ethical problems. Will U.S. taxpayers pay for Abe? …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with Donald Trump after the new American president’s inauguration.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Hawaii on Monday to recognize the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin spent much of their first round of talks at a hot springs resort in western Japan on Thursday …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump is getting acquainted with the traditions of the presidency, and he’s doing OK by one of them: the diplomatic gift exchange.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser as he began to build out his national security team Thursday, according to a …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Japan’s Cabinet approved a fresh economic stimulus package on Tuesday worth more than $275 billion, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s latest effort to get the stalling recovery back on track.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
In a moment seven decades in the making, President Barack Obama this month will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb …