Shinzo Abe

Type: Person
Name: Shinzo Abe
Title: Former Prime Minister
Organization: Gove
Date of Birth: 1954-09-21
Place of Birth: Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Nationality: Japan
Fact Sheet: Biography for Shinzo Abe
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

Regardless of Tax, Risks to ‘Abenomics’ Growing

If history is a guide, a string of disappointing economic reports in Japan would seem to argue against raising the country’s sales tax again. But the risks for “Abenomics” are increasing whatever Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decides to do. A recovery in ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Shinzo Abe, Taxes, Risk
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Japan’s Firms Plan Spending Boost as Sentiment Improves

Japanese companies indicated they may boost investment by the most since 2007 as sentiment among big manufacturers unexpectedly improved, providing encouragement for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s revitalization effort.Large companies see capital expenditure ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Japan-Egypt Summit Meeting

/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On September 23, commencing at 5:00 p.m. (6:00 a.m., on September 24, JST) for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, who was on his visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly, held a summit ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

What's Abe been crowing about?

Regarding the Sept. 25 article “ 20% of college dropouts cite financial difficulties as reason “: It’s a sad state of affairs when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has fun globe-trotting and lauding himself over what he claims are his great economic achievements ... [Published Japan Times - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Shinzo Abe, Hyperopia, Japan
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 4 reports

Japan business confidence up in second quarter

Japanese business confidence improved in the three months to September after it sagged following a sales tax hike in April, a quarterly study from the Bank of Japan showed Wednesday. The Tankan survey showed confidence among large manufacturers stood ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Japan’s output falls but retail sales strengthen

Japan’s output unexpectedly fell while stronger retail sales and an improving job market showed resilience in the world’s third-biggest economy as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe weighs another sales-tax increase.Industrial production declined 1.5 percent in ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Japan envoy invited to N. Korea over cold war kidnappings: Abe

TOKYO:North Korea has invited a Japanese envoy to Pyongyang to hear details of its investigation into the Cold War kidnappings of Japanese citizens, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.Tokyo announced in July it was easing sanctions against Pyongyang, ... [Published Africa News Network7 - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Abe stresses revitalization, soft-pedals security issues

The Yomiuri Shimbun In his policy speech delivered Monday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spent nearly a quarter of the time speaking on his key policy of local revitalization, while more sparsely covering his ideas on issues that could antagonize opposition ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

DPJ chief assails Abe over rise in far-right hate speech

Democratic Party of Japan leader Banri Kaieda lashed out Tuesday at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, demanding that he publicly denounce the rise in racist rallies in Japan, especially amid concern overseas of possible ties between some Cabinet members and ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Abe likely to visit Yasukuni Shrine again while in office, aide says

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to visit war-linked Yasukuni Shrine again while in office, although he may wait until after a visit to China in November to avoid jeopardizing the chances of a summit with President Xi Jinping, according to one of his ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 5 reports

Japan's Economy Remains Fragile Ahead of Tax Decisions

TOKYO—Japan's economy continued to stagnate in August after a pullback induced by a sales tax increase earlier in the year, raising difficult questions for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who needs to decide whether to raise the tax again. Government data released ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Shinzo Abe Bows to the Farm Lobby - WSJ

The U.S.-Japan cabinet-level talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact broke down on Wednesday largely because of Tokyo's refusal to sufficiently lower farm tariffs and other associated import barriers. The irony is that Japan, not America, has ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]

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Economists Lower Japan Growth Estimates [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 6 hours ago]
At least two private economists are marking down their growth estimates for a quarter that is set to shape the government’s decision on whether to raise the national sales tax next year. A number of projections now put Japan’s growth in the third quarter ...
Regardless of Tax, Risks to ‘Abenomics’ Growing [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 9 hours ago]
If history is a guide, a string of disappointing economic reports in Japan would seem to argue against raising the country’s sales tax again. But the risks for “Abenomics” are increasing whatever Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decides to do. A recovery in ...
Does the Rally In the Dollar Have Long Legs? [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - 17 hours ago]
The value of the dollar in foreign exchange markets has been rising for several weeks, and is now at its highest level in 4 years. This flies in the face of many Fed critics who have been predicting its policies during this period would destroy the ...
Japan-Egypt Summit Meeting [Published SocioLingo Africa - 19 hours ago]
TOKYO, Japan, October 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On September 23, commencing at 5:00 p.m. (6:00 a.m., on September 24, JST) for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, who was on...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
Big Win for Japanese Banks in Myanmar [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - 23 hours ago]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to strengthen ties with Southeast Asia appears to be paying off, at least in the banking industry. ...
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