• 16 April, 2024
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Japan to focus on supply chain chokepoints in security push -official

By Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan's economic security strategy will focus on two pillars of "strategic autonomy and indispensability," a top ruling party official said on Saturday, as the nation…

Japanese coalition partner raises doubt about higher defence spending

TOKYO (Reuters) - The junior partner in Japan's ruling coalition raised doubt on Friday about Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's plan to double defence spending, saying the public would not support…

Soft-spoken Kishida to become Japan’s next PM after party vote

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former foreign minister Fumio Kishida won on Wednesday a race to lead Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), virtually ensuring that he will succeed Prime Minister Yoshihide…

Factbox-Possible candidates to become Japan’s next prime minister

-Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, his support ratings in tatters ahead of a general election, said on Friday he would step down https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/japans-ruling-party-execs-meet-pm-suga-struggles-ahead-election-2021-09-03/?taid=61319eef283ded000140adea&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Tren, meaning the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)…

Japan LDP’s Ishiba says he is ready to take on premier’s job if conditions are right

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Japanese Defence Minister Shigeru Ishiba, who regularly comes in high in lists of lawmakers that voters favour as premier, said on Friday he was ready to…

Japanese PM Suga denies reports of dissolving parliament in mid-September

By Yoshifumi Takemoto and Sakura Murakami TOKYO (Reuters) -Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Wednesday that he had no plans to dissolve the country's lower house, in the…