Japan PM to reshuffle cabinet as ratings slump: media

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely reshuffle his cabinet to try to bolster ratings battered by suspicions that he helped a friend get favored treatment for his business, media reported on Monday. The Nikkei business daily, citing …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Tokyo stocks open higher on weak yen, upbeat US da...
views 31
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as...exporters rose on a weaker yen and as energy...stocks followed oil prices upward, with investors...cheered by encouraging US economic data. "We're in...for another bull market today, particularly with...the yen trading ... ( read original story ...)


The Japanese yen is climbing as global markets go ...
views 57
The Japanese yen is climbing. The currency was up...by 0.7% at 112.37 per dollar as of 7:56 a.m. ET....Global markets are in risk-off mode, with the yen,...gold, and US Treasurys rallying. Betting on yen...appreciation is popular during periods of...heightened ... ( read original story ...)


Bank of Japan upgrades economic outlook
views 53
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has upgraded its growth...forecasts for the current fiscal year, which ends...in March, and the following fiscal year by 0.4 and...0.2 per cent. The BoJ announced the new forecasts...on Tuesday at the end of its two-day monthly...meeting ... ( read original story ...)


In testing missile, North Korea challenges South&#...
views 62
The launch, which Tokyo said could be of a new...type of missile ... meaning it could have a far longer range than it...actually flew. Japan's Kyodo News agency said the...missile may be capable of covering a range as far...as 4,000 kilometres (2,500 miles ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo Drift An Important Chapter In Fast & Fur...
views 52
But the screenwriter Chris Morgan feels it is...their third film Tokyo Drift(though tanked at the...box office), which is crucial in the growth and...progression of the Fast & Furious franchise...."Originally, I started as a fan. I went to see the...original film at ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei rises to 10-1/2-month high as weakened yen ...
views 48
TOKYO Nov 18 Japan's Nikkei share average rose to...a 10-1/2-month high on Friday as the yen weakened...further against the surging dollar, raising...prospects for better-than-expected exporters'...earnings. The Nikkei ended 0.6 percent higher at...17,967.41 ... ( read original story ...)


BOJ's Kuroda welcomes expansion of China-led ...
views 70
YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko...Kuroda welcomed the expansion of China-led Asian...Infrastructure Investment Bank as positive for the...regional economy and urged multinational lenders...to cooperate in meeting fast-growing...infrastructure needs ... ( read original story ...)


Japanese minister to quit over Fukushima comments
views 84
A Japanese cabinet minister is set to resign after...saying it was better that the northeast of the...country was hit by the 2011 earthquake and...Fukushima nuclear disaster, and not Tokyo....Masahiro Imamura leads the reconstruction of the...affected Tohoku region. ( read original story ...)


Southern Alberta honey winery toasting to sweet su...
views 55
A small family-owned winery in southern Alberta is...toasting to its growing business — in Japan. On...Rachel Notley's recent trade mission to Asia, she...raised a glass to the growing partnership between...Alberta and Japan. The wine in her glass was ... ( read original story ...)


When it comes to health info, online ‘fake news’ c...
views 56
At the same time, people need to be aware that...more websites these days — whether Japanese or...English — present news content right next to...paid advertisements, she says. “We need more...initiatives to increase the number of people who...can filter out ... ( read original story ...)