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IMF cuts Japan growth forecast, warns over `Abenomics`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:10

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut its 2014 growth forecast for Japan and warned that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must follow through on promised reforms to cement a turnaround in the world`s number-three economy.

Obama hosts landmark Japan, S.Korea summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 02:20

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged his "unwavering commitment" in the face of nuclear-armed North Korea as he hosted a landmark Japan-South Korea summit.

Japan to turn over nuclear material to US for destruction

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 03:19

Japan will hand over "hundreds of kilograms of sensitive nuclear material" to the US for destruction as part of the efforts to "help prevent unauthorised actors, criminals, or terrorists from acquiring such materials," the White House said Monday.

Japan`s Shinzo Abe faces wartime history at Anne Frank house

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 09:48

At a visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday that nations must face the facts of history.

Seoul set to announce meeting of South Korean, Japanese leaders

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 08:38

South Korea is likely to announce on Friday President Park Geun-hye will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for the first time in a trilateral meeting with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of a global summit next week, officials in Seoul said.

Japan, North Korea move to restart formal talks

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:07

Japan and North Korea are moving to restart formal government-level talks, a foreign ministry official said Thursday, after a shift over the contentious issue of Pyongyang`s past abductions of Japanese citizens.

Japan passes record $937 billion budget

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:26

Japan on Thursday passed its biggest-ever budget, a $937 billion spending package aimed at propping up growth as consumers brace for the country`s first sales tax rise for over 15 years.

Japan passes record $937 billion budget

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 17:06

Japan on Thursday passed its biggest-ever budget, a USD 937 billion spending package aimed at propping up growth as consumers brace for the country`s first sales tax hike in over 15 years.

Vietnam leader warns against use of force in territorial rows

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:33

Vietnam`s President on Tuesday warned against the use of force in territorial disputes as his nation and its neighbours lock horns with an increasingly assertive China over competing claims in the South China Sea.

South Korea expresses relief over Abe`s comments on Japan war apologies

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 13:12

South Korean President Park Geun-hye expressed relief on Saturday over remarks by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that his government would adhere to apologies for wartime behavior made by past cabinets, in 1993 and 1995.

Japan`s Abe says won`t alter 1993 apology on "comfort women"

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 08:36

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that his government would not revise a landmark 1993 apology to women, many Korean, forced to serve in wartime military brothels.

Japan lawmaker urges Abe effort on US, S Korea

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 05:24

An influential Japanese opposition lawmaker has called on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to work for more stable relations with the United States and South Korea after rifts over historical disputes.