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 7 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 3 reports

Abe rejects idea of replacing Yasukuni Shrine

Despite growing tensions generated by his controversial visit last year, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday dismissed the idea of building a new memorial to replace war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, saying the Shinto facility is too well known as ... [Published Japan Times - 32 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 4 reports

Tokyo downgrades economy as consumer confidence slumps

Consumer confidence fell in March to the lowest level since August 2011, and the government cut its economic assessment for the first time in 17 months, as the April 1 consumption tax hike sapped the public’s spending power.The reading of 37.5, down from ... [Published Japan Times - 32 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Obama, Abe To Battle Negative Images At U.S.-Japan Summit

When President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a summit next week, they will be battling negative undercurrents that could undermine their message that Asia's most important security alliance is firm. ... [Published Masress.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Shinzo Abe: The Patriot

Japans most powerful leader in Years, Shinzo Abe aims to reclaim his countrys place on the world stage. That makes many Asiansincluding some Japaneseuncomfortable Takashi Osato for TIME Japan’s most powerful leader in years aims to reclaim his country’s ... [Published Time - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a rare electoral mandate in a nation that has churned through six premiers in just as many years. Called a brazen nationalist by some and a brave change agent by others, the 59-year-old Prime Minister—whose first ... [Published Time - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Japan PM offers sympathy to S. Korea ferry victims

cture: AFP Tokyo. Japan's prime minister offered "heartfelt sympathy" on Thursday to those affected by the ferry disaster in South Korea, in a rare moment of detente between the feuding neighbours.Divers were searching for nearly 300 people still missing ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 9 hours ago]
Entities: South Korea, Ferry, Japan, Tokyo
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 8 reports

Roundup: S. Korea, Japan confirm gaps on comfort women issue in first talks

South Korea and Japan confirmed differences on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women after holding the first director general-level talks on the " comfort women" issue.Lee Sang-deok, director general of the South Korean Foreign Ministry's ... [Published China.org.cn - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

Boost for Japanese firms

TOKYO: Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country’s firms are not known for – high returns.Overseas long-term investors were already hunting for stocks ... [Published thestar.com.my - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Despite doubts, Japan prepares end to ban on defending allies

America’s allies in the Pacific are building their own amphibious forces and training them to fight alongside American troops even as the U.S. Marine Corps prepares to cut thousands of Marines from its rolls.The Navy and Marines do not have enough assets ... [Published Stars and Stripes - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 11 reports

POLL-Consensus grows for BOJ July easing, April priced out

* For poll data see* No economist predicts BOJ to ease in April* Pace of price rise expected to peak out around May data* BOJ seen to wait for more econ data after tax hikeTOKYO, April 16 (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will probably not ease monetary policy ... [Published CNBC - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Abe met son of late Chinese official

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met earlier this month with the eldest son of the late Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Hu Yaobang, sources said Tuesday, in a development that signals efforts by Tokyo to mend ties with Beijing.Abe apparently explored ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 25 reports

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, BOJ Governor Meet

TOKYO—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a lunch meeting with Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda at his office Tuesday, a government official said. Mr. Kuroda said Tuesday he renewed his pledge to take further policy action if needed, but that Mr. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]

Quotes

...watching what happened to Ukraine is that changes to the status quo by force should not be tolerated," Abe told a symposium earlier on Thursday. "countries all over the world need to securely maintain the order that respects laws. therefore, what happened in ukraine does not only concern ukraine, or only europe, but is an issue for the world" he said. Despite G7 unity over imposing sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Crimea, it did not go unnoticed in the White House that Japan's sanctions...
"on the other hand, it is true that china is challenging the status quo with force in the east china sea and south china sea" Abe said, referring to Beijing's territorial rows with several Southeast Asian countries as well

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Sunken ferry once plied Japan’s seas [Published Japan Times - 32 mins ago]
Tokyo downgrades economy as consumer confidence... [Published Japan Times - 32 mins ago]
U.S. agrees to let Japanese tariffs stand on ri... [Published Japan Times - 32 mins ago]
Abe rejects idea of replacing Yasukuni Shrine [Published Japan Times - 32 mins ago]
Dollar Down As Ukraine Crisis Weighs On Forex M... [Published Forbes.com - 51 mins ago]
Park: Lose no time in rescue operation [Published NHK - 1 hour ago]
Morning Must Reads: April 17 [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
Morning Must Reads: April 17 [Published Swampland - 1 hour ago]
Tread carefully on corporate tax cut [Published Japan Times - 1 hour ago]
Rice, wheat tariffs seen likely to stay [Published The Japan News - 1 hour ago]
Roundup: Nikkei closes marginally lower on prof... [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
U.S. offers to cut tariffs on 99.5% of goods un... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 1 hour ago]
Japan Foreign Minister Postpones Russia Visit [Published Naharnet - 1 hour ago]
Obama, Abe To Battle Negative Images At U.S.-Ja... [Published Masress.com - 2 hours ago]
Shinzo Abe: The Patriot [Published Time - 2 hours ago]
The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME [Published Time - 2 hours ago]
The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME [Published The China Blog - 2 hours ago]
Obama Abe to battle negative images at U.S.-Jap... [Published Big News Network - 2 hours ago]
Shinzo Abe: The Patriot [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
Shinzo Abe: The Patriot [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
Shinzo Abe: The Patriot [Published The China Blog - 2 hours ago]
Consumer Confidence Implodes In Japan [Published Seeking Alpha - 2 hours ago]
Options market points to uncertainty for Japan ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 2 hours ago]
S. Korea Ferry Incident: Japan PM offers sympat... [Published New Straits Times - 2 hours ago]
Japan Consumer Confidence Drops as Economic Ass... [Published Washington Post - 3 hours ago]
Countries Offer Assistance for Rescue Operations [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
Ethan Devine: Yes, Abenomics Is Working [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Japan's Abe dubs China vital partner amid terri... [Published India Everyday - 3 hours ago]
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Morning Must Reads: April 17 [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
“Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he hoped not to send Russian troops into Ukraine but didn’t rule it out, accusing the Kiev government of committing ‘a serious crime’ by using the military to quell unrest.” [ WSJ ]“Ukrainian forces engaged ...
Morning Must Reads: April 17 [Published Swampland - 1 hour ago]
“Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he hoped not to send Russian troops into Ukraine but didn’t rule it out, accusing the Kiev government of committing ‘a serious crime’ by using the military to quell unrest.” [ WSJ ]“Ukrainian forces engaged ...
The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
MoreShinzo Abe: The Patriot Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a rare electoral mandate in a nation that has churned through six premiers in just as many years. Called a brazen nationalist by some and a brave change agent by others, the 59-year-old ...
The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
MoreShinzo Abe: The Patriot Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a rare electoral mandate in a nation that has churned through six premiers in just as many years. Called a brazen nationalist by some and a brave change agent by others, the 59-year-old ...
The Patriot: Shinzo Abe Speaks To TIME [Published The China Blog - 2 hours ago]
MoreShinzo Abe: The Patriot Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a rare electoral mandate in a nation that has churned through six premiers in just as many years. Called a brazen nationalist by some and a brave change agent by others, the 59-year-old ...
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In Japan, higher grocery bills add to a leader'... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 01 2014]
Abenomics: Will foreign investors keep the faith? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 14 2014]
Breakingviews: Nikkei tumbles, but Abe shouldn'... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 05 2014]
Davos 2014: Empowering women key to Japan’s rec... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 22 2014]
Davos 2014: Empowering women key to Japan’s rec... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jan 22 2014]
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Athabasca Uranium Basin a Bonanza for Early Inv... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 21 2014]
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