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Shinzo Abe’s Demographic ‘Bonus’

One week ago today, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda announced a shift from quantitative purchases of Government bonds towards an effort to control the yield curve… 534 more words


Japan Highly Concerned Over North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Threat

On September 21, 2016, world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly in New York to discuss matters related to international peace and security. During the assembly, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned that Japan’s nuclear threat has reached a “different dimension.” 269 more words

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North Korea's largest nuclear test

North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on its 68th anniversary, with a blast more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, according to some estimates. 7 more words

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Japan wants more women to work—but what do women get in return?

Japan faces a looming labor crisis—and it’s counting on women to save the day.

The country’s shrinkingrapidly aging population poses a major threat to the future of the Japanese economy. 903 more words

Japan’s opposition party just elected a woman as its leader for the first time

By Japanese measures, it’s been a good year for women in politics. The country now has a female running the massive metropolis of Tokyo, a… 201 more words

Japan reactor restarts in post-Fukushima nuclear push -- eNews Channel Africa

” TOKYO – Japan restarted a nuclear reactor on Friday despite a court challenge by local residents, in a boost for Tokyo’s faltering post-Fukushima push to bring back atomic power. 328 more words

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Alarmed by China, Japan Rattles Its Dusty Katanas

For the fifth straight year, the Japanese government of Shinzo Abe has requested an increase in defense spending. Concerned about Chinese territorial incursions around the Senaku Islands and North Korea’s bellicose rhetoric and weapons testing, the 2.3 percent increase would go toward providing enhanced missile defenses, a submarine, and additional fighter aircraft. 243 more words