Japan PM seeks referendum on "Abenomics" in snap election

 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved Parliament`s lower house on Friday for a snap election on Dec. 14, seeking a fresh mandate for his struggling "Abenomics" revival strategy just two years after he returned to power promising that "Japan is Back".

Japan PM Shinzo Abe dissolves lower house of Parliament for snap election

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved Parliament`s lower house for an election on Friday, seeking a fresh mandate for his struggling Abenomics revival strategy just two years after he returned to power promising that "Japan is Back".

One year later, Japanese PM has big `to do` list

A year after a landslide national election, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is riding high as his plan to rescue the economy earns praise at home and abroad, but chinks in his armour are beginning to show. 

Japan household helper plan shows wider immigration dilemma

During the early days of "Abenomics," US businesses were optimistic they could convince Japan`s government to make a small change to the nation`s tight immigration rules to let more household helpers into the country.