Abe's 'Womenomics' push falls short in parliament

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the promotion of women one of his key slogans when he came to power, but nearly three years later, progress is slow at best. Bloomberg's Isabel Reynolds reports on "First Up."

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China critical of Japan PM's 'sincerity' in WW2 statement

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his "utmost grief" while marking the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, but made no fresh apology to the countries, like China and South Korea, which sufffered under Japan's colonial rule.

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Japan PM expresses WWII remorse, but says next generation need not apologise

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Japan PM expresses WWII remorse, but says next generation need not apologise

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed deep remorse Friday over World War II and said previous national apologies were unshakeable, but emphasised future generations should not have to keep saying sorry.

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Japan's Abe set to issue WW2 anniversary remarks amid conflicting pressures

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Japan's Abe set to issue WW2 anniversary remarks amid conflicting pressures

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was poised on August 14 to issue a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, remarks that will be closely analyzed abroad to see whether he dilutes past apologies over the conflict.

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Abe renews pledge of nuclear weapons free Japan at Nagasaki memorial

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Abe renews pledge of nuclear weapons free Japan at Nagasaki memorial

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by renewing his commitment to a nuclear weapons free Japan, following criticism for not making the same pledge on the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing last week.

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In its fight for allies, Japan writes big checks

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In its fight for allies, Japan writes big checks

One of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s foreign policy goals is to team up with other Asian countries threatened by the rise of China. He’s expanding Japan’s aid for big infrastructure projects in Asian nations. In some cases the Japanese government finances these ventures through grants and loans; in others the Asian Development Bank, which has assets of $116 billion, counts 67 member countries, and is effectively controlled by Japan, lends the money.

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Political sweetener: Japan PM Abe to get branded honey

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Political sweetener: Japan PM Abe to get branded honey

Step aside Abe-nomics, the Shinzo Abe brandwagon is rolling on... into honey, after the Japanese prime minister's wife decided to establish a beehive at their official residence.

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Japan to promote quality growth in Mekong region

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Japan to promote quality growth in Mekong region

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek support from leaders of five Southeast Asian nations for promoting high-quality growth during the upcoming Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo, sources from the Japanese government said on June 28.

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Japan to promote quality growth in Mekong region

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Japan to promote quality growth in Mekong region

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek support from leaders of five Southeast Asian nations for promoting high-quality growth during the upcoming Mekong-Japan Summit in Tokyo, sources from the Japanese government said on June 28.

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Japan PM Abe's ratings slip amid doubts about his security policy

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Japan PM Abe's ratings slip amid doubts about his security policy

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government is slipping in the face of doubts about his more muscular security policy, a newspaper survey released on Monday showed, amid concerns Abe's ruling party wants to muzzle its media critics.

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Vietnam seeks stronger IT cooperation with Japan

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Vietnam seeks stronger IT cooperation with Japan

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sought support from former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama for cooperation in application of information technology (IT), during a meeting in Hanoi on June 24.

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Japan PM Abe's support lowest since 2012 amid doubts about security bills

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Japan PM Abe's support lowest since 2012 amid doubts about security bills

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet has fallen to the lowest level since he took office in 2012, to just over 40%, with nearly two-thirds of voters opposed to his muscular defense policy that would end a self-imposed ban on the military fighting overseas, a weekend media survey showed.

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Japan PM Abe's support lowest since 2012 amid doubts about security bills

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Japan PM Abe's support lowest since 2012 amid doubts about security bills

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet has fallen to the lowest level since he took office in 2012, to just over 40 percent, with nearly two-thirds of voters opposed to his muscular defence policy that would end a self-imposed ban on the military fighting overseas, a weekend media survey showed.

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Japan, Philippines step up security cooperation

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Japan, Philippines step up security cooperation

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting Philippine President Benigno Aquio have agreed to start negotiations on an accord for the transfer of military equipment and technology, aiming to strengthen security ties.

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Malaysia, Japan agree to lift ties to strategic partnership

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Malaysia, Japan agree to lift ties to strategic partnership

Malaysia and Japan agreed to raise their bilateral ties to strategic partnership following talks between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his visiting Malaysian counterpart, Najib Razak, in Tokyo on May 25.

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