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Japanese PM to meet with delegation from South Korean leader
... delegation members may also discuss the possibility of the prime minister attending Yoon's inauguration ceremony next month. Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi will be meeting with the delegation Monday, while former Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe and Yoshihide Suga will also sit down for talks, according to the sources. The lawmakers in the Liberal Democratic Party are divided over whether Kishida should go ahead with meeting the delegation. Bilateral relations remain frosty over issues stemming from Japan's ...
Updated: 04/22/2022
Japan lawmakers with assets up 320,000 yen
... with assets of over 100 million yen increased by one to 26. Seventy-seven lawmakers said they have no assets other than stocks, up seven from the previous survey. A prime minister Fumio Kishida had assets worth 49.83 million yen, while his predecessors Yoshihide Suga and Shinzo Abe had 62.85 million yen and 101.04 million yen in assets. The average value of assets held by 97 new lower house members decreased by 1.72 million yen to 18.64 million yen. Kenta Fujimaki , a member of the Japan Innovation Party ,...
Updated: 04/11/2022
Japan's Suga says additional budget must be written
As part of measures to mitigate the impact of rising prices on the economy, Japan can't avoid writing a supplementary budget for fiscal 2022, according to former Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. As part of measures to mitigate the impact of rising prices on the economy, Japan can't avoid writing a supplementary budget for fiscal 2022, according to former Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga . Suga said on a Fuji TV program that it is important ...
Updated: 04/04/2022
Japan to describe Russia's land grab as illegal occupation
... peace treaty. Abe, who made a lot of the relationship with Russia, met with President Vladimir Putin over 20 times during his tenure from December 2012 to September 2020. He made no breakthrough from his trust-building efforts. Neither Abe's successor Yoshihide Suga nor Kishida were able to make progress. The 2019 bluebook dropped the sentence that the four northern islands belong to Japan in an effort to appease the Kremlin . The report said that Japan had sovereignty over the islands starting in 2020. In ...
Updated: 03/31/2022
Japan to describe Russia's land grab as illegal occupation
... Abe , who made much of the relationship he built with Russia, met with President Vladimir Putin over 20 times during his tenure from December 2012 to September 2020. He did not make a breakthrough from his trust-building efforts. Abe 's successor, Yoshihide Suga, nor Kishida , was unable to make progress. The decision to remove the four northern islands from Japan that were once used in the year 2018 was made by the bluebook, in an attempt to appease the Kremlin. The report said that Japan has sovereignty ...
Updated: 03/31/2022
Japan PM Kishida's support rises for first time in 3 months
... The government won praise for handling the coronaviruses, despite a recent fall in new cases. Some 64% said they approved, a rise of 8 points from a February survey and the highest since the question was introduced in February 2020. The government of Yoshihide Suga , Kishida 's predecessor, was plagued by public perceptions that it had bungled Japan's response to the epidemic.
Updated: 03/28/2022
Japan's Kishida calls for unity ahead of key election
... Kishida revealed his plan just as he announced his candidacy, it caused a stir in the LDP. He was then seen as aiming at Toshihiro Nikai , a kingmaker who became the longest-serving secretary-general after serving over five years under Shinzo Abe and Yoshihide Suga. Kishida said that we need to show that the LDP can change as Japan needs to change.
Updated: 03/13/2022
Japanese PM Kishida calls for unity ahead of key election
... Kishida revealed his plan just as he announced his candidacy, it caused a stir in the LDP . He was then seen as aiming at Toshihiro Nikai, a kingmaker who became the longest-serving secretary general after serving over five years under Shinzo Abe and Yoshihide Suga. Kishida said that we need to show that the LDP can change as Japan needs to change.
Updated: 03/13/2022
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