The normally popular premier takes a ten-point tumble
Japan’s Prime Minister insists an attack-ready defense force is necessary for the country’s future
TEPCO apologizes for using the wrong character in emblazoning Shinzo Abe’s name on his radiation suit.
Rival territorial claims see worrying rise in antagonistic air and sea maneuvers
Japan’s employment rate for women is one of the lowest in developed countries
Leaders in Africa refuse to recognize a rebel leader as the new president of Central African Republic and Japan’s central bank is set to announce a new billion-dollar plan
Japan’s Prime Minister looks to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for inspiration in the territorial conflict with China over the islets in the East China Sea
With a decisive win in the Dec. 16 general elections, the conservative LDP has returned to power
The Japanese, alas, aren’t expected to be shaken out of their muddling ways. They do have strong feelings about politicians and China (they don’t like all of them). But no one seems to know which direction to really take.
With the Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda completing his state visit to India this week, the relationship between these two Asian countries bears a close look. Their recent moves toward greater economic and political …