Abe To Give 11 Cabinet Posts To Newcomers

Abe to give 11 Cabinet posts to newcomers

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will bring in 11 newcomers when he reshuffles his Cabinet on Tuesday.

Abe is set to appoint executives of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Tuesday morning and reshuffle the Cabinet in the afternoon.

Abe To Retain At Least 4 More Cabinet Ministers

Abe to retain at least 4 more Cabinet Ministers

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reshuffle his cabinet and governing party executives on Tuesday.
He appears set to retain at least 4 more ministers from his current Cabinet.

They are Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko, Economic Revitalization Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, and Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii. Ishii is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party's junior coalition partner Komeito.

Abe Set To Retain Aso, Suga In New Cabinet

Abe set to retain Aso, Suga in new Cabinet

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reshuffle his Cabinet and key posts in the main governing Liberal Democratic Party as early as October 1st. He appears set to retain Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga.

Aso and Suga have been with the prime minister since the start of his second Cabinet.

Abe To Reshuffle Cabinet After Visiting Us

Abe to reshuffle Cabinet after visiting US

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to reshuffle his Cabinet and ruling party executives after his upcoming visit to New York.

Abe disclosed the plan after being reelected for a third term as president of the Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday.

Cabinet Support, Disapproval Rates Tie At 41%

Cabinet support, disapproval rates tie at 41%

An NHK opinion poll shows that the support and the disapproval rate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet were tied at 41 percent.

NHK conducted the telephone survey over the weekend of 2,162 randomly chosen people aged 18 and over. 1,205 of them, or 56 percent, responded.

Cabinet Approves Basic Economic, Fiscal Policies

Cabinet approves basic economic, fiscal policies

Japan's Cabinet has approved basic economic and fiscal policies that include measures to reconstruct state finances and address labor shortages.

The guidelines endorsed on Friday put off the goal for achieving a primary balance surplus by 5 years to fiscal 2025. A surplus means that the government can finance policy-related expenditure without incurring new debt.

Cabinet Approval Rate Unchanged At 38%

Cabinet approval rate unchanged at 38%

An NHK poll shows the support rate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet remains unchanged at 38 percent. The disapproval rate is also unchanged at 44 percent.

Disapproval surpassed support for the third straight month.

9 First-time Ministers Included In Reshuffled Abe Cabinet

Tamayo Marukawa (Minister of the Environment)Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his Cabinet on Oct. 7, retaining nine members of his previous Cabinet and appointing nine first-time ministers.
The third Abe Cabinet was officially launched on the evening of the same day after an attestation ceremony at the Imperial Palace.