• Wednesday
  • September 3, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:00am
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 559 for taro aso

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Aso retracts 'hurry up and die' gaffe

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Aso retracts 'hurry up and die' gaffe Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister, was forced to deny that he advocated the elderly should "hurry up and die" to save the government the cost of providing medical care for them. The 72-year-old Aso, who has a reputation for speaking insensitively, was addressing a meeting on social security issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1133350/aso-says-japanese-elderly-should-hurry-and-die
  2. In Brief

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aso may visit Beijing this month Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso is considering visiting Beijing at the end of this month for talks with President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao, sources close to the plan say. The two governments are making final arrangements for the talks, the sources said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671943/brief
  3. In Brief

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aso may visit Beijing this month Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso is considering visiting Beijing at the end of this month for talks with President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao, sources close to the plan say. The two governments are making final arrangements for the talks, the sources said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672037/brief
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's Aso ‘to meet S.Korean leader to mend ties’

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 01:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Former Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso is planning to meet South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak in a bid to mend ties soured by a territorial dispute, ... as the Takeshima islands. Aso, of the opposition Liberal Democratic Party, will visit Seoul from Sunday to attend a two-day conference of the Japan-Korea Cooperation Committee, which includes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1055265/japans-aso-meet-skorean-leader-mend-ties
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A bad week for …, January 27, 2013

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Taro Aso Japan's deputy prime minister has a reputation for speaking his mind. But he would have perhaps been wise to keep his mouth shut at a meeting on social security. Aso, who is also the finance minister, urged the country's ill, elderly people to "hurry up and die" to save on government health spending. He swiftly retracted his remarks.   Ki Chun-kei Ki ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1136848/bad-week-january-27-2013
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese finance minister leads push into Myanmar's market

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Aso leads new Japanese push into 'China's turf' Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso met Myanmar's president and senior officials yesterday in a sign that Tokyo wants to tap a market of 64 million people that has been dominated by neighbouring China. The trip to Myanmar is Aso's first official foreign visit since Prime Minister Shinzo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1119366/japanese-finance-minister-leads-push-myanmars-market
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Japan minister pledges Myanmar debt relief, loans

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 11:26am by AFP

    ... economic ties with the former army-ruled nation. Taro Aso also agreed to consider Japan’s involvement in the planned multi-billion dollar Dawei deep-sea port in a meeting with reformist President ... that it would forgive 300 billion yen (US$3.4 billion) of the 500 billion yen owed by Myanmar, following a string of dramatic political reforms in the one-time pariah state. Aso confirmed on Thursday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1119694/japan-minister-pledges-myanmar-debt-relief-loans
  8. Summit big on promises but short on solutions

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... prefer to tackle their own problems first and would not reach out for help until they felt the full impact of the financial meltdown. Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso said that the world was just ... is, we all realise the severity of the problem and are determined to tackle it,' Mr Aso said. 'Since the world has not seen such a large-scale financial crisis since almost a century ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657774/summit-big-promises-short-solutions
  9. Japan's political road to nowhere

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... resignation. Taro Aso, the LDP secretary general, is the frontrunner to take over. He has the backing of many party provincial chapters, which will be the electorate, along with LDP parliamentary ... be the first to be swept away in any reforming zeal. Her best hope is to squeeze in between the anti-Aso camps. If Mr Aso, grandson of post-war prime minister Shigeru Yoshida, takes over, Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651642/japans-political-road-nowhere
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's Aso rejects calls to quit over Nazi comments

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 01:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... learn from Nazi Germany when it comes to constitutional reform. “It is regrettable that my remarks over the Nazi administration led to a misunderstanding, which was not my intention,” Taro Aso ... learn from their tactics?” The German Weimar constitution changed, without being noticed, to the Nazi German constitution. Why don’t we learn from their tactics? Taro Aso In response, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1293564/japans-deputy-prime-minister-retracts-nazi-remarks

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or