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 23 hours ago - Updated 11 mins ago - 12 reports

‘Japan landslides death toll rises to 39’

At least 39 people have been killed and seven others gone missing in massive landslides that struck western Japan, officials say. The landslides, burying dozens of houses, took place in Hiroshima on Wednesday morning.According to local officials, it is ... [Published Press tv - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 2 reports

Japan mulls setting aside 1 trillion yen for stimulus next fiscal year - Nikkei

Reuters  –TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government is considering setting aside 1 trillion yen(5.81 billion pounds)for stimulus spending next fiscal year to help lessen the economic damage from a sales tax hike scheduled for October next year, the Nikkei ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

At least 36 dead after torrential rain triggers landslides in Japan

The government has deployed units of the Self-Defence Forces to the hardest-hit regions, around the city of Hiroshima, and Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, cancelled a round of golf to oversee the response to the disaster. As much as 4 inches of rain an ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Video: Dozens killed in Japan landslide

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who abandoned a golfing holiday to deal with the disaster, said considerable resources were pressed into action. "I have ordered (government officials) to carry out the rescue operation in an integrated manner, aware of the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Japanese exports rebound in boost for Abe’s policies

Tokyo: Japan's exports rose more than forecast in July, bouncing back from two straight declines to support an economy that contracted last quarter by the most since a record earthquake in 2011.Overseas shipments rose 3.9 per cent from a year earlier, ... [Published Times of Oman - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

US experts fault both Japan and South Korea for their tensions over war-time history

WASHINGTON - Sharp differences on historical issues that have strained relations between Japan and South Korea require Tokyo to face up to its abusive wartime past and for Seoul to be less preoccupied with it, U.S. experts and former officials say.The ... [Published Squamish Chief - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 4 reports

Japan troops showcase island invasion tactics

TOKYO: Japanese battle tanks, helicopters and elite troops stormed the foothills of Mount Fuji on Tuesday in a first-of-its-kind display of the tactics and equipment the nation’s military could use to defend or retake islands in and around the East China ... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Skepticism Grows over Abenomics

Traders are growing more skeptical Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will achieve his 2 percent inflation target after a sales tax increase derailed growth. The 10-year break-even rate, a gauge of expectations for consumer-price gains in inflation-linked bonds, ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

PM Abe’s Style may lead to Long Term Service

Shinzo Abe is one of Japan’s most polarizing prime ministers in decades. He may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics – a long-serving leader. Whether that proves to be the case depends on whether Abe, who surged back to ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Japan’s Polarising PM Abe Learns The Long Game

Shinzo Abe is one of Japan’s most polarizing prime ministers in decades. He may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics – a long-serving leader. Whether that proves to be the case depends on whether Abe, who surged back to power ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

#MoDiplomacy meets #Abenomics : New Dawn of Indo-Japan Relationship

By Somindu.S.Ahmedabad, 19 August 2014There is a lot of excitement being built on forthcoming visit of Indian PM Modi to Japan. The article looks into preparations and what to expect.On 20th May, 2014 Shinzo Abe called his Indian counterpart Modi to congratulate ... [Published DeshGujarat - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Japan’s only top female earner is American

TOKYO — Only one female executive made it to the top-earner list of Japan’s Nikkei 225 companies last year.American Nicole Seligman, president of Sony Corporation of America and Sony Entertainment, is the only woman among the 185 executives who earned ... [Published BDlive - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Japan, Kawaguchi, Shinzo Abe

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...(government officials) to carry out the rescue operation in an integrated manner, aware of the possibility of further rain," Abe said, adding, "i also ordered them to raise the number of self-defense force (military) personnel to several hundred in order to strengthen rescue operations."

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‘Japan landslides death toll rises to 39’ [Published Press tv - 3 hours ago]
First Dhaka-Tokyo economic talks today [Published Dhaka Tribune - 3 hours ago]
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Abe to break country-visiting record [Published The Japan News - 5 hours ago]
Japan mulls 1 trillion yen war chest for stimulus [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 6 hours ago]
Japanese exports rebound in boost for Abe’s po... [Published Times of Oman - 6 hours ago]
Why the decrease in consumer spending impacted ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 7 hours ago]
Japan deploys troops as Hiroshima landslide tol... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 7 hours ago]
Japan-BD economic dialogue opens today [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 7 hours ago]
With Racist Slur, Clive Palmer Inflames Austral... [Published BusinessWeek - 7 hours ago]
Seoul, Tokyo talk Middle East policy, concerns [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
Japan mudslides death toll rises to 36, still s... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 9 hours ago]
Crews searching through mud for victims after t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 9 hours ago]
At least 36 dead after torrential rain triggers... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Video: Dozens killed in Japan landslide [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Japan Just Held A First-Of-Its-Kind Live Fire E... [Published Business Insider - 10 hours ago]
Japanese Vice-Minister, Sri Lankan President di... [Published Colombo Page - 10 hours ago]
[Herald Interview] Ex-U.N. rights expert urges ... [Published Korea Herald - 10 hours ago]
Death toll of Japan's flooding rises to 36 [Published Xinhua News Agency - 10 hours ago]
4th LD: Deathtoll of Japan's flooding rises to 36 [Published China.org.cn - 10 hours ago]
Why Japan’s tax increase impacted GDP and consu... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 10 hours ago]
Japan Will Decide Next Year on Nuclear Energy S... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 10 hours ago]
Japan to Permit Logistical Support to US Forces [Published RIA Novosti - 11 hours ago]
Japan landslide kills dozens [Published Channel 4 - 12 hours ago]
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Crews searching through mud for victims after t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 9 hours ago]
JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty ImagesA rescue helicopter surveys the site Wednesday. TOKYO — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese ...
Japan Will Decide Next Year on Nuclear Energy S... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 10 hours ago]
Japan aims to decide the percentage of electricity to be generated by nuclear power by late 2015 when a U.N. climate conference is to be held in Paris, the industry minister said Tuesday. All of Japan’s nuclear reactors are shut down for one reason ...
Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution [Published The Curious Capitalist - 16 hours ago]
No policymaker, anywhere in the world, wants his or her national economy to be compared to Japan’s. That’s because the Japanese economy, though still the world’s third-largest, has become a sad case-study in the long-term damage that can be inflicted ...
Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 16 hours ago]
No policymaker, anywhere in the world, wants his or her national economy to be compared to Japan’s. That’s because the Japanese economy, though still the world’s third-largest, has become a sad case-study in the long-term damage that can be inflicted ...
Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution [Published TIME.com - 16 hours ago]
No policymaker, anywhere in the world, wants his or her national economy to be compared to Japan’s. That’s because the Japanese economy, though still the world’s third-largest, has become a sad case-study in the long-term damage that can be inflicted ...
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Asia Day Ahead: Japan retail sales dip spells t... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 28 2014]
Japan markets: After the 'third arrow,' some ha... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 27 2014]
Breakingviews: Abe's 'third arrow' falls short ... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 25 2014]
Latest arrow of 'Abenomics' takes aim at foreig... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 24 2014]
Japanese Prime Minister meets with Pope Francis... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 06 2014]
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