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  1. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga speaks at a news conference after the reshuffling of the

    South Korean statue showing Japan PM Abe bowing to 'comfort woman' draws Tokyo's ire

    The Japanese government reacted angrily on Tuesday to a statue in South Korea that appears to depict Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kneeling ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe enters a venue for his news conference in Tokyo

    Japan government persists with 'Abenomask' giveaway, reignites social media outcry

    Japan's government is pushing ahead with the distribution of its much derided masks even though commercially made masks are now readily available, ...
  3. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a news conference in Tokyo

    Japan stirs controversy with huge COVID-19 aid contract for ad giant Dentsu

    Off a narrow corridor above a store selling Persian rugs in central Tokyo, a small office houses a private operation which won a tender in April ...
  4. Tokyo has seen a fresh surge of virus cases, particularly in its major commercial and entertainment

    Tokyo to pay nightclubs to close as COVID-19 cases surge

    Tokyo unveiled plans Thursday to offer nightclubs subsidies to close as new coronavirus infections in the capital hit a single-day record, with ...
  5. Female office workers wearing high heels, clothes and bags of the same colour make their way at a b

    Japan to delay 'womenomics' target for female leaders by up to a decade: Media

    Japan will delay by up to a decade its target to raise the percentage of women in leadership posts to 30per cent - part of Prime Minister Shinzo ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Japan's Justice Minister Kawai attends a news conference at PM's official res

    Former Japanese justice minister, lawmaker wife arrested for suspected vote-buying: Report

    A former Japanese justice minister and his lawmaker wife were arrested on Thursday on suspicion of vote-buying, public broadcaster NHK reported, ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Japan

    Governor of Tokyo and rival to Abe will seek new term

    Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, whose support has surged with her efforts against the coronavirus, said on Friday she would run for a second term as ...