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Japan’s Inflation Levels Hit 8-year High, Staying Above BOJ’s Target
TOKYO — Japan's core consumer inflation quickened to 2.8 percent in August, hitting its fastest annual pace in nearly eight years and exceeding the central bank's 2 percent target for a fifth straight month as...
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China Calls ‘Emergency Meeting’ With Japanese Envoy After Abe’s Remarks on Defending Taiwan
After former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Dec. 1 that neither his country nor the United States could stand by if Communist China attacked Taiwan, Beijing’s foreign ministry summoned Japan’s ambassador for an...
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Fumio Kishida Set to Become Japan’s 100th Prime Minister
Fumio Kishida, 64, is set to become Japan's 100th prime minister following a leadership vote on Wednesday, Sept. 29, by the incumbent Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Kishida won the runoff 250-170 against rival Taro Kono...
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is resigning.
Japanese Prime Minister Announces Surprise Resignation Ahead of General Elections
On Sept. 3, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga unexpectedly announced his resignation from office. During his one-year tenure, Suga has been blamed for inadequate response strategies to the COVID-19 pandemic. His departure comes amidst rapidly...
Amidst Plummeting Approval Ratings, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to Step Down
Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga announced on Friday, Aug. 3 that he will not be running in his party’s leadership race beginning on Sept. 29, effectively ending his tenure as Japanese prime minister after less...