Published: Oct 05, 2021
Fumio Kishida, leader of Japans ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), was elected on Monday as the new prime minister, the 100th in the Asian countrys political history, forming a new cabinet expected to aim to promote economic recovery while keeping COVID-19 infections under control.
Published: Oct 03, 2021
Ruling Liberal Democratic Party President Fumio Kishida intends to dissolve the House of Representatives on Oct. 14 after taking office as prime minister at an extraordinary Diet session to be convened on Monday, according to sources.
Published: Oct 01, 2021
After a monthlong, surprisingly competitive race for Japans new leader, the contest ended predictably: Fumio Kishida, the most experienced, most middle-of-the-road candidate, is set to become Japans 100th prime minister.
Published: Sep 30, 2021
Fumio Kishida secured Japans premiership by showing his strength among ruling party insiders. Now, the ex-banker who has conceded some see him as boring will have to prove he can win over voters frustrated with the governments coronavirus policies.
Published: Apr 29, 2016
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida began a three-day official visit to China yesterday at the invitation of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Given the bleakness of bilateral ties in recent years, his visit will be closely watched as it is the first
Published: Apr 28, 2016
JAPAN’S FOREIGN Minister Fumio Kishida will visit Thailand, other countries in the Mekong region and China to cement ties as well as “set the tone” of the Japanese presence in the region, an official from Tokyo said.