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  • Japan inflation edges up as BOJ keeps policy unchanged

    Japan's core inflation rate edged up in March and unemployment eased slightly, according to data released Friday, offering glimmers of promise for the world's No. 3 economy as it struggles to get growth back on track after years of stagnation. Though a...
  • Prime minister wants Japan to learn from Silicon Valley

    Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave California's governor a hint of what it would be like inside a Japanese-made bullet train Thursday, displaying a train simulator for Gov. Jerry Brown during a meeting in San Francisco. The Japanese leader also took...
  • Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese prime minister's office roof

    Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese prime minister's office roof
    A small drone aircraft containing what was believed to be a minute¬†amount of radioactive cesium was discovered Wednesday morning on the heliport above Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s office. No one was injured, and Abe was traveling in...
  • Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030

    Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to...
  • Japan's prime minister announces $1M gift to Smithsonian

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is announcing a $1 million gift to the Smithsonian's Asian art museums during his visit to Washington. During a private reception Wednesday night, Abe said Japan's government will give $1 million to the Freer Gallery of...
  • Japan's Abe Wins U.S. nod on ambitions his country may not share

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama rolled out the red carpet this week for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who touted an "alliance of hope" with the U.S. to foster stronger military and trade ties in Asia and beyond. After the fanfare fades and Abe...
  • Japan PM offers condolences for WWII dead in historic speech

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered condolences Wednesday for Americans killed in World War II in the first address by a Japanese leader to a joint meeting of Congress, but stopped short of apologizing for wartime atrocities. Abe came to Capitol Hill after...
  • Why it's hard for Japanese leader Abe to apologize for WWII

    For some, the "eternal condolences" offered by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for Americans killed in World War II were not enough. In a speech to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, the Japanese leader didn't offer his own apology for Japan's actions in...
  • Japanese PM seeks tech innovation in Silicon Valley visit

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans a swing through Silicon Valley on Thursday, speaking with Stanford University experts about innovation, building relationships with tech firms and investors, and — as head of one of the world's leading car...
  • Japan's Abe honors US deaths in WWII; no apology for sex slaves

    WASHINGTON Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid homage to Americans killed in World War II on Wednesday, but he declined to apologize for his nation's role in forcing up to 200,000 women into sexual slavery during the war. "My dear friends, on...
  • Japanese state dinner surprises with haiku, sake and R&B

    The first White House state dinner in more than a year served up some surprises: a president reciting haiku, toasts using sake instead of champagne and the leader of Japan describing relations between the countries using the words of a popular R&B...