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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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, ...
  3. Japan's military has long been restricted to self-defence and the country relies heavily on the

    Japan 'can't move ahead' with US missile defence system: PM

    Japan "can't move ahead" with a costly US missile defence system, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday, throwing his support behind a decision ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. The stimulus pacakge aims to pep up Japan's recession-hit economy

    Japan MPs pass record COVID-19 budget

    Japan's powerful lower house of parliament approved an emergency budget worth nearly $300 billion Wednesday, doubling the scale of measures to pep ...
  6. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference in Tokyo

    Japan parliament to debate second extra budget for COVID-19 relief next week

    Japan's government will submit to parliament early next week a second extra budget to fund a new US$1.1 trillion stimulus package to cushion the ...
  7. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference in Tokyo

    Abe's 'own goals' slash support rates even as Japan's rate of COVID-19 infections declines

    A string of controversial missteps has slashed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support to levels that could threaten to end his term early, ...