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Japan Cabinet Star Set to Make History With Paternity Leave

Japan Cabinet Star Set to Make History With Paternity Leave

Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi, a public favorite to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is set to be the country’s first sitting cabinet member to take paternity leave, a decision
The Tokyo Job: Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Beirut

The Tokyo Job: Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Beirut

An elite extraction team spirited the former CEO out of Japan by studying hotel layouts and airport security.
Japan’s Abe Says He’s ‘Not Thinking’ of Staying on Beyond 2021

Japan’s Abe Says He’s ‘Not Thinking’ of Staying on Beyond 2021

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, said he’s “not thinking” of staying on as ruling party leader beyond the end of his current term in September 2021.
Unlike Xi, India’s Modi Avoids U.S. Wrath Over Protest Crackdown

Unlike Xi, India’s Modi Avoids U.S. Wrath Over Protest Crackdown

The U.S. has repeatedly blasted China’s efforts to quell Hong Kong’s unrest, passing legislation and issuing regular statements. By comparison, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is getting off easy.
Japan Fires Back at Ghosn, Stoking War of Words Over Trial

Japan Fires Back at Ghosn, Stoking War of Words Over Trial

Japan battled to restore its image on Thursday after former auto executive Carlos Ghosn blasted the country’s legal system in a marathon press conference following his escape to Lebanon.
Report: Japan Blocked Chinese Takeover of Port in El Salvador

Report: Japan Blocked Chinese Takeover of Port in El Salvador

Japanese media reported on Monday that Prime Minister Abe Shinzo intervened to convince Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele not to give control of a key port in the country to the Chinese Communist
Japón: ‘déjà vu’, pero peor

Japón: ‘déjà vu’, pero peor

Es difícil imaginar como el país asiático pueda acometer ninguna reforma de calado si ha tardado cinco años en aumentar el impuesto al consumo y ha necesitado dos contundentes paquetes fiscales
Japón lanza un programa de estímulos por valor de 110.000 millones de euros

Japón lanza un programa de estímulos por valor de 110.000 millones de euros

Abe busca proteger a la economía nipona en un momento de inestabilidad financiera tanto dentro como fuera de sus fronteras
Kim Jong Un Kicked Off Thanksgiving by Testing Two More Missiles

Kim Jong Un Kicked Off Thanksgiving by Testing Two More Missiles

North Korea has now launched more missiles in 2019 than in any year on record.
Support for Japan Cabinet in Nov. Falls to 48.7%: Kyodo Poll

Support for Japan Cabinet in Nov. Falls to 48.7%: Kyodo Poll

Support for Japan’s cabinet fell to 48.7% in November, from 54.1% last month, according to a Kyodo News poll.
Corea del Sur y Japón dan pasos para destensar su relación

Corea del Sur y Japón dan pasos para destensar su relación

Seúl prorroga condicionalmente el acuerdo para compartir inteligencia militar con Tokio sobre Corea del Norte, tras anunciar que no lo renovaría
Japan’s Lower House Passes U.S. Trade Deal Sought by Trump

Japan’s Lower House Passes U.S. Trade Deal Sought by Trump

Japan’s powerful lower house of parliament approved Tuesday a trade pact with the U.S. that opens the country’s markets to American beef and other agricultural products, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Japan to Raise Hong Kong Worries With China as Tourist Arrested

Japan to Raise Hong Kong Worries With China as Tourist Arrested

A Japanese tourist in his 20s was arrested near the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University that has become a flashpoint between police and protesters, with Tokyo looking to raise its concerns about
La apertura de Abe a la que se resiste Japón

La apertura de Abe a la que se resiste Japón

Los intentos del primer ministro de abrir el país al exterior política y económicamente chocan con una renuencia social hacia los cambios
La economía de Japón apenas crece

La economía de Japón apenas crece

Los resultados del tercer trimestre publicados hoy reflejan un 0,2%, muy por debajo de lo esperado
Abe, Moon Break Ice After Worst Japan-South Korea Fight in Years

Abe, Moon Break Ice After Worst Japan-South Korea Fight in Years

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed in their first meeting in 14 months to ease tensions, according to the South Korean presidential office.

North Korea Stirs Tension by Firing Two Unidentified Projectiles

North Korea fired at least two projectiles consistent with ballistic missiles that landed off its eastern coast, reminding world leaders of its stalled nuclear talks with the U.S. ahead of a regional
Japan Sees Second Cabinet Member Resignation in a Week

Japan Sees Second Cabinet Member Resignation in a Week

Prospects for an election in Japan before year-end appeared to fade after a series of scandals and gaffes in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new cabinet, with a second minister resigning in the space of a
How Governments Use Immigration to Boost Their Economies

How Governments Use Immigration to Boost Their Economies

People from abroad bring brains and energy, but there’s always the risk of a backlash.
Tradición y polémica en la entronización de Naruhito en Japón

Tradición y polémica en la entronización de Naruhito en Japón

Dignatarios de 174 países, entre ellos los Reyes de España, participarán este martes en el solemne acto oficial en el palacio imperial de Tokio