Shinzo Abe

Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's office investigated over funding scandal

Abe made the comment in response to reports on Monday that the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors' Office has been interviewing his aides over the scandal.

published on : 24th November 2020

New Japanese Cabinet retains most key ministers

Japan's parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe.

published on : 16th September 2020

Japan parliament elects Yoshihide Suga new prime minister

Suga, 71, won an easy victory, taking 314 votes of 462 valid ballots cast in the lower house of parliament, where his ruling Liberal Democratic Party holds a commanding majority with its coalition par

published on : 16th September 2020

Yoshihide Suga poised to win party vote for Japan PM

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is choosing its new leader in an internal vote to pick a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced last month that he would resign due to health problem

published on : 14th September 2020

Campaign to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as party leader begins in Japan

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yosihide Suga, 71, had formally submitted his candidacy for the Liberal Democratic Party leadership last week.

published on : 8th September 2020

Japan PM Shinzo Abe's assistant Yoshihide Suga seen as favourite successor

Yoshihide Suga earned his own tuition while working several part-time jobs to graduate from a university in Tokyo.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Who's next? Shinzo Abe's party maneuvers to pick Japan's next PM

Executives of Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party met and decided that the September 14 vote for party leader.

published on : 1st September 2020

Japan mulls picking new Prime Minister on September 17

LDP officials are making arrangements to have its members in both houses of the Diet meet to choose the party's president.

published on : 31st August 2020

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary to join race for succeeding Abe

Suga, who has been serving as the government's top spokesperson since Abe assumed power in 2012, is one of the Prime Minister's closest aides.

published on : 30th August 2020

Key dates in tenure of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

After more than seven years in the job, 65-year-old Japan Prime Minsiter Shinzo Abe, announced he would be stepping down owing to his poor health.

published on : 28th August 2020

Shinzo Abe -- aka 'Super Mario' -- loses out on Olympics

Abe's humorous invitation to the next Olympics in Tokyo was a big hit among Brazilian fans, and to a worldwide television audience.

published on : 28th August 2020

'Pained to hear about my dear friend': PM Modi wishes Japan PM Shinzo Abe speedy recovery

Japan's longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, said he intends to step down because his ulcerative colitis problem has resurfaced.

published on : 28th August 2020

Shinzo Abe: political survivor dogged by health issues

A sprightly 52 years old when he first became prime minister in 2006, Abe was the youngest person ever to occupy the job, and was seen as a symbol of change and youth.

published on : 28th August 2020

Who could lead Japan after Shinzo Abe?

Abe has had ulcerative colitis since he was a teenager and has said the condition was controlled with treatment. 

published on : 28th August 2020

What has Abe's signature 'Abenomics' achieved?

On his return to power after a disastrous first term between 2006-2007, Abe cut a deal with the Bank of Japan that saw the central bank implement a policy of unprecedented monetary easing.

published on : 28th August 2020
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