#Japan

As Japan’s Kishida marks 1st year, ‘new capitalism’ is flailing

Tokyo, Japan – When Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida came to power in October last…

What is the Japanese prime minister’s military strategy?

From: Inside Story Fumio Kishida wants to boost the country’s military capabilities over the next…

North Korea fires ballistic missiles in latest tests amid tension

Japanese official reported that the missiles travelled 400kms (250 miles) and at a maximum altitude…

The church linked to Abe’s killing, Japan’s political turmoil

Shinzo Abe was not his assassin’s preferred target. Investigators say Tetsuya Yamagami, who fatally shot…

Japan warns against speculative yen moves amid sharp declines

Finance minister says government and Bank of Japan are on same page in sharing concerns…

N Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US-S Korea drills

Japan condemns ‘unprecedented pace’ of North Korean missile launches, lodges official protest through Beijing embassy.…

Protesters call for cancellation of state funeral for Japan’s Abe

Some 62 percent of respondents in recent poll by Japanese newspaper said they opposed holding…

Japan to reopen to mass tourism from October

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says rules restricting tourists to package tours will be scrapped…

Bank of Japan keeps ultra-low rates despite US Fed tightening

BOJ sticks to global outlier status as central banks elsewhere hike interest rates to tame…

Japanese man sets himself on fire over Abe’s state funeral

Shinzo Abe was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, but recent polls show more than half of…