Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe scores major victory in national elections
Mr Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and a small coalition partner had together secured at least 312 seats in the 465-seat lower house of parliament, Japanese media said, passing the 310-barrier for a two-thirds majority. Four seats remained undecided.
Abe vows to 'firmly deal' with North Korea after landslide Japan election victory
Japanese Prime Minister Abe Wins Big In National Elections
The Election Win of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Puts the Nikkei on Track for a Record Rise
Deadly Typhoon Lan barrels toward Japan, with tens of thousands told to evacuate
A hefty win raises the likelihood that Abe, who took office in December 2012, will have a third three-year term as LDP leader next September and go on to become Japan's longest-serving premier. It also means his “Abenomics” growth strategy centred on ...
Two die as Typhoon Lan hits Japan
Typhoon rips through Japan, killing at least 2
Two dead as typhoon slams into Japan after election day
Packer hedges his bets on Japan casino - The Australian
James Packer has played down the prospects of Crown Resorts pushing for a casino licence in Japan, and warned there is risk the company is overcapitalising ...
Australian gaming mogul James Packer retreats from Japan plans
Shinzo Abe just moved closer to becoming Japan's longest-serving leader
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's party look set to win parliamentary elections held Sunday (Oct. 22), exit polls showed, bringing him one step closer to becoming the country's longest-serving leader. Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) was heading ...
Abe Placed to Lead Japan Through 2021 After Poll Win
One major decision for Abe over the next few months will be whether to retain Haruhiko Kuroda as Bank of Japan governor when his term expires in April. Some LDP members have expressed concern about the central bank's unprecedented easing, which ...
Jikka, the fairy tale dwarf home for Japan's seniors
Viewed from afar it looks like something magical: A fairy tale village, a group of dwarf houses, or a tiny music festival. But in reality, this cluster of five hilltop teepees in Japan's eastern Shizuoka prefecture, 115 miles (185 kilometers) from the ...
Qld exporters should be able to weather Japan tax hike, trade seminar hears
Japan, whose overall economic growth is weak, is Queensland's second-largest export market, worth $10 billion in the year to May 2017. Mr Adachi's comments come as the Japanese Government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans another 2 per cent hike in ...
World War 3: North Korea labels Japan a 'STOOGE' and launches threats of 'bitter doom'
The publication said: “During recent talks with the foreign minister of Denmark, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono let loose a string of rubbish that 'it is important for the whole international community to step up pressure upon the DPRK so as to ...
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Catalonia, Japan, Robert Mugabe: Your Monday Briefing
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The Senate could grant him the authority under Article 155 of the Constitution, a broad but ill-defined tool that has never before been used, by Friday. Mr. Puigdemont could still ask lawmakers to vote for a unilateral declaration of independence or ...
David Hayes set to accept Japan Cup invite for Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time
David Hayes is eyeing the Melbourne Cup with Boom Time before a possible Japan Cup start where the Caulfield Cup winner would run for a $US2 million ($2.55 million) bonus. Boom Time was invited to Tokyo after his shock win at Caulfield on Saturday ...