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Reality Check: Has Shinzo Abe's 'womenomics' worked in Japan?
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:17

PM Shinzo Abe claims narrowing the gender gap is a political priority. But how much progress has actually been made during his time in office? BBC Ne...

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to attend Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony, eyes ‘comfort women’ talks with President Moon
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:10

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he will attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month despite the ong...

Donald Trump’s best quotes in Asia: warm feelings for Xi Jinping and admiration for Shinzo Abe’s gymnast skills
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:18

Donald Trump wrapped up a 12-day tour of Asia on Tuesday that has been dominated by North Korea’s nuclear weapons drive, alleged Russian electio...

Japan lower house of parliament dissolved, launching election race between PM Shinzo Abe and newly formed opposition
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:12

Japan’s lower house was dissolved on Thursday ahead of an expected snap October 22 election being called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as he see...

Shinzo Abe's snap election call amid North Korea crisis angers Japanese
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 01:18

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call for a snap election on Oct. 22 is not being viewed positively in or near Hokkaido. Top News -

Japan's Shinzo Abe calls snap election
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:25

A snap Japanese election has been called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Parliament is to be dissolved on Thursday for the poll on October 22. Abe is to...

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe calls snap election
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:02

Japan's Shinzo Abe calls an election a year early, as support for him rises amid a weak opposition. BBC News - Asia

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expected to reiterate hard line on North Korea at UN General Assembly
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:10

Japanese Prime Minister was expected to add his voice to the chorus of voices condemning North Korea when he addressed the United Nations General Asse...

Former Japanese foreign minister Yohei Kono criticises Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over North Korea
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:10

Yohei Kono, a former lower house speaker and the father of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, criticised Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday for ...

Japan PM Shinzo Abe greeted by Modi with a bearhug, visits Sabarmati Ashram
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:26

Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke protocols and visited the Sardar Patel Airport in Ahmedabad today to welcome the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo A...

Shinzo Abe Gujarat visit LIVE updates: PM Modi, Japanese PM to arrive in Ahmedabad shortly
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:32

The Japanese PM will inaugurate his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's ambitious bullet train project in Ahmedabad on Thursday. India Today| Top St...

Shinzo Abe's approval rating recovers after North Korea test
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:19

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is enjoying a surge in approval ratings. World News -

Trump’s Phone Buddy in North Korea Crisis: Shinzo Abe
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 20:30

The two leaders have chatted by telephone 13 times, golfed together and met in person three times, with the crisis over North Korea cementing their re...

Kim Jong-un’s latest provocation may strengthen Shinzo Abe’s hand at home because ‘it looks like he’s doing something’
  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:08

Kim Jong-un might have done Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a little favour. The North Korean leader’s move to fire a ballistic missile over ...

Ex-Prime Minister Fukuda: 'Incompetent' Shinzo Abe ruining Japan
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:28

A former Japanese prime minister slammed current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and his administration, in the aftermath of school-related scandals. Worl...

Shinzo Abe’s ratings are tumbling amid allegations of wrongdoing
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017 06:13

AFTER winning election for Japan’s premiership four times in a row, Shinzo Abe has a reputation for arrogance. Before parliament broke up in June fo...

‘It looks like desperation’: Japanese defence minister quits as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s approval rating plummets
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:16

Embattled Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada on Friday said she was resigning, after a series of gaffes, missteps and a cover-up at her ministry t...

Why is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe so unpopular?
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:36

As Japan's PM faces accusations of personal favouritism, his approval ratings have plummeted. BBC News - World

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denies influence-peddling scandal as his approval rating plummets
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:19

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings sinking over a suspected cronyism scandal, on Monday said he had never instructed officials to give pr...

‘It stinks’: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe embroiled in fresh scandal over his use of influence to benefit friends
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 21:23

After apparently seeing off one scandal about inappropriate use of his influence, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe finds himself embroiled in anothe...

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