Japanese Prime Minister to arrive on Saturday

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives here on Saturday on a significant three-day official visit, reflecting growing bilateral ties amid reports that he will announce low-interest loans worth USD 2 billion to India.

Shinzo Abe heads to Africa to boost Japan`s profile

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is heading to Africa, keeping up a busy overseas travel schedule designed to boost Japan`s global profile in the face of China`s rise.

Japan, France vow to enhance political, economic ties

Visiting French President Francois Hollande and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to enhance bilateral political and economic relations.

Japanese PM reshuffles Cabinet

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Monday reshuffled his Cabinet for the second time, replacing five ministers out of 18 in a move to win support.

Japan PM cancels US visit, under pressure to quit

Chief Cabinet Secretary said that the trip was impossible given “Japan’s current political situation.”

Japan PM determined to stay despite shaky ruling coalition

Japanese Prime Minister is determined to win support for his policies.

Japanese PM grilled at Diet over funding scandals

Hatoyama faced fierce grilling Tuesday by opposition lawmakers over funds scandals involving him and his ruling party`s no. 2, Ichiro Ozawa.