Abe's New Cabinet Lineup

Abe's new Cabinet lineup

Here is the lineup of the new Abe Cabinet.

Taro Aso remains as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister.

Looking Back At Pm Abe's Years In Office

Looking back at PM Abe's years in office

Let's take a look at the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's political history.

At the start of a winning streak that's spanned six and a half years, Abe had a clear focus.

Former Aide Denies Abe's Instruction

Former aide denies Abe's instruction

A former secretary to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Abe did not instruct him to convey concerns to the labor ministry about a key monthly survey.

Motoya Nakae testified as an unsworn witness at a Lower House Budget Committee meeting on Monday.

Political Enemies Clash Over Kagoike Letter To Akie Abe's Aide

Political adversaries encounter over Kagoike letter to Akie Abe's aide

A letter that beset Yasunori Kagoike sent to an administration associate doled out to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's significant other is the most recent confirmation the decision and resistance gatherings are jousting over in the Moritomo Gakuen scandal.

Ruling coalition legislators guarantee that Kagoike, the head of the Osaka-based non-public school administrator, got nothing as an end-result of the solicitations illustrated in the letter.

Shiga Poll Outcome Deals Heavy Blow To Abe’s Nuclear Agenda

Shiga poll outcome deals heavy blow to Abe’s nuclear agendaVoters in Shiga Prefecture gave a sharp “no” to the Abe administration’s rush to restart idled nuclear reactors.
Taizo Mikazuki, 43, who was anointed as the successor to outgoing Shiga Governor Yukiko Kada, won the prefecture’s gubernatorial election on July 13, edging out the ruling coalition-backed Takashi Koyari, a 47-year-old former industry ministry official and adviser to the Abe Cabinet, and the other contenders. Mikazuki ran on a promise to adopt Kada’s policy of breaking away from Japan's dependence on nuclear energy.

Akihiko Reizei: Abe's Thoughtless Actions Damaging Japan's Own Interests

Akihiko Reizei: Abe's thoughtless actions damaging Japan's own interestsWashington was not sure how to react to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration when it was formed yet again on December 2012. Since then, the U.S. government has gained a better understanding of Abe’s directions, and it doesn’t bode well for international relations and the future of Japan, according to Akihiko Reizei, writer and journalist residing in United States.

American Eyes On Abe's Yasukuni Shrine Visit

American eyes on Abe's Yasukuni Shrine visitAfter Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s December visit to Yasukuni Shrine, Washington expressed its “disappointment,” and criticism of Abe swept through the U.S. media. American reactions to the visit have been overwhelmingly negative: some people are baffled, some are exasperated and some are downright angry.

Abe's Japan Faces Uncertain Future After Yasukuni Visit

Abe's Japan faces uncertain future after Yasukuni visitJapan faces an uncertain future in its relations with other countries in 2014 after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's surprise visit to war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in late December drew a cold response from key global players, such as China and the United States, and risked Japan's isolation.

U.s. 'disappointed' At Abe's Yasukuni Visit

U.S. 'disappointed' at Abe's Yasukuni visitThe United States said Thursday it is "disappointed" that Abe has taken action that will "exacerbate tensions with Japan's neighbors," following the premier's visit to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine earlier in the day.