, then-Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano was sitting in an Upper House committee along with then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan and his Cabinet. Without warning, the room they had gathered in began to shake violently, and looks of concern intensified on ... Japan Times, 1 week ago
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TOKYO — Newly elected Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) leader Katsuya Okada on Monday said he would retain Yukio Edano as secretary-general. Okada said Edano had a balanced viewpoint of crucial issues, experience in the Diet and was someone he ...Japan Today, 1 month ago New DPJ head Okada to retain Edano as secretary-general Japan Times, 1 month ago Japan opposition heavyweight Katsuya Okada back at DPJ's helm Asia News Network, 1 month ago DPJ launches new leadership team The Japan News, 1 month ago
Japan Mar. 3, 2015 - Updated 06:57 UTC Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reiterated his view that Japan should join mine-sweeping operations in the Hormuz Strait of the Persian Gulf under peaceful conditions. Abe said he thinks Japan can engage ...NHK, 1 hour ago Abe says statement on 70th anniversary of surrender will express remorse Japan Times, 1 month ago Roundup: Abe re-elected Japan's PM, vows to revise pacifist Constitution Individual.com, 2 months ago ·Abe re-elected Japan's PM, vows to revise pacifist Constitution Tianshannet, 2 months ago
The nation's largest opposition party has identified a new target for attack: the gaffe-prone, apparently pro-government chairman of NHK, the country's sole public broadcaster. On Wednesday, the Democratic Party of Japan invited NHK Chairman ...Japan Times, 1 week ago
(CNN) - Here's a look at what you need to know about the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March of 2011. March 11, 2011 - At 2:46pm, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake takes place 231 miles northeast of Tokyo, Japan, at a depth of 15.2 miles.Channel4000, 2 weeks ago Debate intensifies on use of force to rescue Japanese citizens overseas Japan Times, 3 weeks ago Second Japanese hostage is beheaded by Islamic State Times of Malta, 4 weeks ago Abe defiant as hostage killed Global Times, 4 weeks ago
Japan may one day be able to mount a rescue attempt for hostages, like the two men captured and held ransom by the Islamic State militants, but its current laws and capabilities leave no room for a homegrown military operation. The wife of ...Stars and Stripes, 4 weeks ago Hostage killings highlight threat, meager options for Japan Miami Herald, 4 weeks ago Hostage killings highlight threat of Islamic State, ... Firstpost.com, 4 weeks ago
Jiji Press Political party leaders reacted angrily Sunday after a video was released that purportedly showed a militant group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), killing hostage Kenji Goto. They condemned the murder as a vicious act ...The Japan News, 4 weeks ago
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday downplayed apparent U.S. concern over an upcoming statement by the Abe administration to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, saying the Cabinet will maintain the historical views ...Stars and Stripes, 1 month ago Experts to help draft Abe's WWII anniversary statement The Japan News, 1 month ago
Jiji Press Democratic Party of Japan President Katsuya Okada plans to appoint former Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Akira Nagatsuma, 54, and former Government Revitalization Minister Renho, 47, as acting presidents to support his leadership team ...The Japan News, 1 month ago Hosono, Nagatsuma, Renho named as DPJ executives Nikkei Asian Review, 1 month ago DPJ presidential candidates vow to increase female ranks in Diet Japan Times, 1 month ago
By Yoichi Shiraishi and Hirofumi Hajiri / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers Katsuya Okada was able to defeat his rival Goshi Hosono in the runoff of the Democratic Party of Japan presidential election on Sunday thanks to votes from supporters of Akira ...The Japan News, 1 month ago Okada, Hosono battle for labor union-related votes The Japan News, 2 months ago
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