Deepening Pak-Japan ties - The Nation
Deepening Pak-Japan tiesThe NationThe last high-level visit by Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to Pakistan was made in 2005. From Pakistan's side, President Asif Ali Zardari visited Japan in 2011. For the past seven years, there is no high-level interaction between the two ...
Posted on 7 October 2017 | 6:48 pm
'Doburoku': Reviving a rustic sake tradition
The Japan Times'Doburoku': Reviving a rustic sake traditionThe Japan TimesIn 2004, then-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi granted the city of Tono an exemption from the licensing laws, declaring the area a “special economic zone” — known as tokku in Japanese — and Egawa became the first individual to gain permission to ...
Posted on 7 October 2017 | 7:02 am
Today in Korean history - Yonhap News
Today in Korean historyYonhap NewsThe agreement was adopted at a summit between South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. They had gathered in Bali for the annual ASEAN-plus-three forum, a meeting of the 10 ...and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 11:43 pm
Japan, and the tried and trusted - The
The Straits TimesJapan, and the tried and trustedThe Straits TimesLike her a protege of elder statesman Junichiro Koizumi, who so riled China with his repeat visits to Yasukuni Shrine, Mr Abe may be boring and the Japanese may be wearying of him. But he is at least broadly predictable and in these challenging times ...Kibo no To puts tax hike insanity in the spotlightThe Japan Timesall 115 news articles »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 2:01 pm
Yuriko Koike hits trouble in Japan election
Financial TimesYuriko Koike hits trouble in Japan election campaignFinancial TimesShinjiro Koizumi, son of former prime minister Junichiro Koizumi, said it would be irresponsible for Ms Koike to stand - abandoning the Tokyo government just a year after her election - and irresponsible if she did not, having got rid of the main ...Run or wait? Tokyo's Koike faces dilemma ahead of October 22 pollReutersWill Yuriko Koike run in Japan polls?The Straits TimesWhat the Best Tankan in a Decade Means for Abe's Election BattleTheStreet.comJapan Today -Times of Oman -Investing.comall 102 news articles »
Posted on 2 October 2017 | 2:43 am
Abe plans to deliver speech at Bandung
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday expressed his intention to attend a summit to mark the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference, also known as the Bandung conference, to be held in Jakarta on April 22 and 23.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:26 pm
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Posted on 13 April 2015 | 6:54 am
Abe plans Central Asia tour, possible Putin
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit Kazakhstan and four other Central Asian countries in late August, hoping to strengthen ties with these resource-rich nations, according to government sources
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 7:32 pm
PM Shinzo Abe refuses to back down on North
Elizabeth Shim TOKYO, April 3 (UPI) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denounced a North Korean threat to suspend bilateral negotiations on the issue of abduction.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 6:51 pm
AP EXPLAINS: Japan's long wait to
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington honors America's closest friends by inviting their leaders to address a joint meeting of Congress. But until Thursday, when House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, no Japanese leaders had been invited. That's striking considering the tight U.S.-Japan alliance in the 70 years since World War II ended. British, South Korean and ...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:31 pm
U.S. chose not focus on lack of new apology
Ten years later, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi expressed in his statement his “feelings of deep remorse and heartfelt apology.” Another U.S. official downplayed the lack of Abe’s own apology in his recent statement calling on people concerned to ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
China Stokes Anti-Japanese Sentiment After
Such visits have traditionally been a major source of Sino-Japanese tension. Previous visits by Abe and other Japanese prime ministers, particularly Junichiro Koizumi, led to massive unrest and destruction of Japanese businesses throughout China in 2005.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 7:40 am
Abe set for uncontested LDP race
Only six incumbent LDP presidents have been reelected unopposed. Abe would be the first since then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi did so in 2001. There is some support in the party for Shigeru Ishiba, minister in charge of vitalizing local economies ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:19 pm
Abe’s Mixed Apology
So it’s a relief that Mr. Abe reiterated past apologies with the same formal word, owabi, used by Prime Ministers Tomiichi Murayama in 1995 and Junichiro Koizumi in 2005. He also...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 3:32 am
Exclusive: Japan Post's $11 billion triple
The privatization of Japan Post was first made into law in 2005 under then-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi but it was a highly divisive issue as postmasters at the nation's more than 20,000 post offices hold considerable political clout with the ruling party.
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 11:08 pm
China's Hu ends 'satisfactory and
Chinese President Hu Jintao toured two ancient Buddhist temples and a leading electronics company Saturday on the last day of what he termed a successful Japan visit.
Posted on 5 May 2008 | 11:19 pm
Japan Candidates Debate Over Policy
The three candidates seeking to become Japan's next leader began all-out campaigning with a policy debate Saturday, and the hawkish front-runner Shinzo Abe won Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's endorsement.
Posted on 9 September 2006 | 6:20 pm
Japanese Leader Visits Hated War Shrine
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi made a pilgrimage Tuesday to a Tokyo war shrine reviled by critics as a symbol of militarism, triggering a further erosion in Japan's ties with its neighbors just a month before he leaves office.
Posted on 14 August 2006 | 3:04 pm
Japan Pulling Its 600 Troops From Iraq
Japan ordered the withdrawal of its ground troops from Iraq on Tuesday, declaring the humanitarian mission a success and ending a groundbreaking dispatch that tested the limits of its pacifist postwar constitution.
Posted on 19 June 2006 | 9:23 pm
Japan PM Announces Iraq Withdrawal Plan
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi announced his plan Tuesday to withdraw troops from Iraq at a ruling party meeting, an official said, moving to end Japan's largest military mission since World War II.
Posted on 18 June 2006 | 8:27 pm
Posted on 18 November 2017 | 1:44 pm
fukushimaexpos2: The Former prime minister
fukushimaexpos2: The Former prime minister backed the use of nuclear power during his years in office but now says he regrets being… https://t.co/qe06LzEyaK
Posted on 18 November 2017 | 1:44 pm
Resolved Question: Why are Shinzo Abe and
Posted on 14 December 2014 | 7:54 am
Open Question: Who is more right-wing Shinzo
Posted on 2 November 2014 | 3:36 pm
Open Question: Why is Shinzo Abe considered
When Junichiro Koizumi was also a regular visitor to the controversial shrine during his term in office? But why have Abe's visits caused widespread notoriety?
Posted on 14 August 2014 | 7:24 am
Resolved Question: Trivia POLL: Who is the
A) Junichiro Koizumi
B) Naoto Kan
C) Yoshihiko Noda
D) Taro Aso
BQ for 10 points: Who was the PM before him
Posted on 29 September 2011 | 12:49 pm
Open Question: Japanese prime minister
hi :) has the japanese prime minister junichiro koizumi ever faught for equality for the gay community in japan? has he done anything at all helpful to the gay community? because i know he is a liberal democrat but it seems he only has faught for gender equality, but i can't find anything relating to the gay community that he has tried to help. also, has he done or said anything that would be anti-gay?
Posted on 10 August 2011 | 1:47 am