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  1. There are worries that a hike in the sales tax could dampen consumption in the world's

    Will he, won't he? Speculation over Japan's sales tax hike

    After months of speculation that Japan's government could postpone an impending sales tax hike to avoid damaging the economy, it appeared set to ...
  2. Japan's PM Abe meets with EU officials in Brussels

    Warm on North, chilly to South: Japan's Korea strategy could pose risks

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reaching out to North Korea in the hope of arranging a summit, a strategy critics say poses risks given ...
  3. Shinzo Abe

    Abe ready to meet North Korea's Kim 'unconditionally'

  4. At a joint press conference in Ottawa, visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his host

    Abe, Trudeau extol Pacific trade pact without US

    Canadian and Japanese leaders on Sunday jointly trumpeted a rebooted Pacific trade pact that came into effect at the start of the year, without ...
  5. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Oval Office at

    Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the US

    US President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, ...
  6. U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House in W

    Trump says sees possibility of US-Japan trade deal by May

    President Donald Trump, speaking at the start of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said on Friday the United States is having ...
  7. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to media after phone talks with U.S. President Donald

    Trade, North Korea on agenda for Abe-Trump White House meeting

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on April 26 to discuss trade and efforts to ...
  8. FILE PHOTO : Japan's Olympic Minister Yoshitaka Sakurada attends a news conference in Tokyo

    Japan Olympic minister resigns after offending remarks

    Japan's Olympic Minister, Yoshitaka Sakurada, resigned on Wednesday after he made remarks that offended people affected by the massive earthquake ...
  9. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will abdicate at the end of April

    Commentary: What’s behind Japan’s announcement of a new era and a new emperor

    Emperor Akihito, who steps down at the end of April, is much loved. The University of Sheffield’s Nicolas Tranter discusses the meaning of Reiwa, ...
  10. An employee of Todan Co. Ltd. produces calendars with the new era name 'Reiwa' in Yoshiwa

    What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era

    Japanese printers rushed to make calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning ...