Published: Apr 12, 2020
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed relevant ministries and agencies to ask all businesses in seven prefectures where a state of emergency has been declared, including Tokyo, to take measures to reduce the number of people working in offices by at least 70%. Abe issued the instruction at a meeting of the new coronavirus infection task force at the Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday.
Published: Mar 05, 2020
China and Japan agreed to delay the first state visit by a Chinese president to Tokyo in about a decade due to coronavirus worries, as Japan separately announced it would quarantine travelers from some countries hit by the illness.
Published: Dec 01, 2018
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires on Friday, apparently to discuss the alliance between Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp.
Published: Oct 24, 2018
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay an official visit to China from Thursday to Saturday — the first official visit to China by a Japanese prime minister in seven years — to mark the historic milestone of the 40th anniversary of the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty, signaling a turning point in the tortuous bilateral relationship.
Published: Jun 16, 2018
Donald Trump threatened Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he would ship 25 million Mexicans to his country, one of a series of bizarre missives that jarred fellow leaders at last week's acrimonious G7 meet, according to a report on Friday.