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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe vows to press ahead with painful reforms

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... will press forward with economic policies. They back our position after we said this is the way to go and nothing else Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe The landslide victory means both legislative ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's Abe to change post-war constitution

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 11:02am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... lawmakers, referring to the clause stipulating amendments require a two-thirds majority in parliament. In the run-up to his landslide election victory in December, Abe said he wanted to study ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's next premier Shinzo Abe refers to Obama as 'Bush'

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Blunder as Abe beats about Bush Japan's presumptive premier Shinzo Abe got his US leaders mixed up yesterday, when he told business chiefs he had been speaking to "President Bush" after a phone call from Barack Obama. The blunder came in one of Abe's first speeches since his landslide victory in weekend polls that saw his Liberal ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe claims decisive victory in upper house election

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:20pm by Reuters, Adrian Wan

    ... administration's hard-line stance on relations with China and South Korea would be unlikely to change. Since the party has won in a landslide, "Abe can start making plans for a more long-term stable ...

  5. News - Asia

    Japan may release data proving Chinese radar incident-media

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 10:29am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... maintained regular alerting operations and the ship “did not use fire control radar”. Japan’s position against China has hardened since Abe led his conservative party to a landslide election victory ...

  6. News - Asia - TRADE

    Japan hints at joining Pacific free trade pact

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 03:12pm by AFP

    ... a landslide parliamentary victory. In an apparent move to garner farmers’ votes, the LDP had said during the election campaign it “opposes participation as long as joining the pact requires ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN-US TIES

    Japan's next leader Abe makes Obama-Bush gaffe after call

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 10:10am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Japan’s presumptive premier Shinzo Abe got his US leaders mixed up on Tuesday, when he told business chiefs he had been speaking to “President Bush” after a phone call from Barack Obama. The gaffe came in one of Abe’s first speaking engagements since his landslide victory in weekend polls that saw his Liberal Democratic Party returned ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe says he hopes to meet Xi Jinping

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The 58-year-old Abe became prime minister in December for a second time when his conservative party secured a landslide election victory while Tokyo was locked in disputes with Beijing and Seoul over ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan seeks defence ties with Asean amid China row

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 06:40pm by AFP

    ... The meeting is the first high-ranking defence dialogue of its kind since hawkish Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office late December following a landslide victory in general elections. “Our ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Abe must get past island dispute rhetoric and fix Japan's economy

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial Rhetoric aside, it's the economy Japan's landslide election result is a reminder that the more things change the more they can remain the same. The Liberal Democratic Party returns to power after a rare spell out of office. Recycled prime minister-elect Shinzo Abe re-inherits an economy still mired in deflation and stagnation. And nationalistic tensions ...




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