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Suga takes the reins from Abe as new PM
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Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan's new PM, eyes continuity
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Cheers and flowers as Abe leaves office
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Suga clears major hurdle to replace Japan's Abe
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Japan's Suga signals chance of snap election: Asahi
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Suga joins race to become Japan's PM
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Japan's ruling party backs Suga as next PM
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Japan PM Abe in hospital again, sparking concern
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Japan's Suga holds 1st phone talks with Trump as leaderTOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first talks with U.S. President Donald Trump since he took office, a diplomatic phone call that was one of his first as the country’s..
New Japanese PM gets word out: He supports Tokyo OlympicsTOKYO : Japan's new prime minister has gotten the word out to the president of the International Olympic Committee that he is behind next year's delayed Tokyo Games. Yoshiro Mori, the head of the local..
How Japan's "quiet" new leader may get along with Trump, or BidenAnalysts say that while Yoshihide Suga may shy away from golf outings with President Trump, he knows what matters, both to his people and his allies.
Japan parliament elects Yoshihide Suga new prime ministerJapan's parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his...
Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Shinzo AbeJapan's Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as Prime Minister today, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man.Suga had been chosen as leader of the ruling party on Monday,..
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Yoshihide Suga: The unexpected rise of Japan’s new prime ministerWhat we know about the new leader who replaces long-time premier Shinzo Abe.
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe resigns, clearing way for successorTOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet resigned, clearing the way for his successor to take over after parliamentary confirmation later Wednesday. Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime..
Yoshihide Suga wins party vote for Japan prime ministerYoshihide Suga was elected as the new head of Japan's ruling party today, virtually guaranteeing him parliamentary election as the country's next prime minister.Suga received 377 votes in the ruling..
Japan spokesman Yoshihide Suga poised to take PM mantleJapan's main ruling Liberal Democratic Party is choosing its new leader today. Yoshihide Suga, the top spokesperson of the current administration of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, is almost certain to...
Yoshihide Suga: the farmer's son set to be Japan's next PMThe favourite may be the Abe continuity candidate but his background could not be more different Nothing short of force majeure will prevent Yoshihide Suga from becoming Japan’s prime minister when..
Japan's governing party chooses Shinzo Abe's successorChief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is widely expected to win the race, and likely become the new PM.
Japan PM hopeful says he may need help from Abe on diplomacyJapanese prime ministerial hopeful Yoshihide Suga said Saturday that he lacks the kind of diplomatic skills that outgoing leader Shinzo Abe has, including Abe's personal friendship with President..
China’s missiles present security dilemma for Japan’s next premierFor eight years, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been looking for ways around Japans pacifist constitution to bolster the country’s military. And in his last full week on the job, he laid the..
Japan ruling party sets Sept 14 vote on PM Abe's successorShares Japan's ruling party will vote on September 14 on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's replacement, an official confirmed Wednesday, as powerful chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga consolidated his..
Japan’s stance on Hong Kong praised by other G7 nationsJapan was among the first nations to express its concern about China imposing a new security law, and its stance has been praised by other Group of Seven nations, chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga..
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Japan says South Korea's WTO move 'extremely regrettable'Japan's top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday called South Korea's decision to restart proceedings against Japan at the World Trade Organization (WTO) "extremely regrettable".
Japan government spokesman: Strongly concerned about situation in Hong KongThe Japanese government is strongly concerned about the situation in Hong Kong, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a regular press conference.
Japan to convene experts meeting about expanding emergencyThe Japanese government will hold a meeting with a panel of experts on Thursday to consult about whether to expand the country's partial state of emergency, chief spokesman Yoshihide Suga told a news..
Japan urges citizens to limit movements to curb virus spreadJapan's citizens should do everything in their power to limit interactions with others by 70% to curb the spread of the coronavirus, government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday.
Japan has no plan to declare state of emergency April 1: SugaJapan's top government spokesman said on Monday there was no truth to rumors the government was planning to declare a state of emergency from April 1 to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan to set up coronavirus HQ, may be step to emergency declarationJapan was preparing a special coronavirus headquarters on Thursday, which could set the stage for a state of emergency over the outbreak, local media reported, after the capital of Tokyo saw a sharp..
Japan to review school closures based on expert meetingThe Japanese government will consider what to do about school closures and public events based on a meeting of coronavirus experts to be held later on Thursday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga..
Japan plans HIV drug trials to fight coronavirus as Diamond Princess cases riseJapan plans to start trials of HIV medications to treat coronavirus patients as an increase in the number of cases poses a growing threat to the economy and public health, the government’s top..
Japan to start trials using HIV treatment for coronavirus: SugaJapan is aiming to start trials soon using an HIV treatment for the coronavirus, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday.
Japan will keep deployment to Middle East to secure shipping lane: governmentJapan will stay with plans to deploy its Self-Defense Forces to the Middle East to ensure the safety of its ships, even amid heightened tensions after the United States' killing of an Iranian military..
Japan reiterates no change in plan to deploy Self-Defense Forces to Middle EastJapan is closely monitoring the situation in the Middle East but there is no change in its plan to deploy the Self-Defense Forces to the region to ensure the safety of its ships, Chief Cabinet..
Russia releases Japan fishing boats detained near disputed islandsRussia on Tuesday released five Japanese fishing boats detained last week near Russian-controlled islands claimed by Japan, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said, adding that all crew..
Japan Suga: Japan, South Korea ties will return to health if Seoul keeps its promisesJapan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday that relations with South Korea were in a "severe situation in various areas" but would return to healthy ties if Seoul kept its promises.
Japanese man detained in China on suspicion of spying, Tokyo confirmsChinese authorities have detained a Japanese man in Beijing, a government spokesman in Tokyo confirmed on Monday, following media reports that a university professor was being held on suspicion of..
Death toll rises to 35 as typhoon Hagibis lashes JapanApart from the 376,000 homes that experienced no electricity, 14,000 had no running water after the typhoon Hagibis hit, said Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga at a press conference on Sunday.
Pope to visit Japan November 23-26Pope Francis will visit Japan from Nov. 23 to 26, during which time he will go to Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as Tokyo, chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Friday.
Profiles of key Japanese cabinet ministers in new postsJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday, keeping allies such as Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso in their posts..
Japan's Aso, Suga to retain posts in cabinet reshuffle - YomiuriJapanese Finance Minister Taro Aso and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga will likely retain their posts at a cabinet reshuffle in September, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Tokyo still seeks Japan-North Korea summit without conditions: SugaJapan would continue to seek a summit with North Korea, without conditions, despite the latest missile launch by Pyongyang, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday.
Japan lodged protest with South Korea, Russia after jet incident: SugaThe Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday, Chief Cabinet..
Japan's top government spokesman Suga, finance minister Aso to retain posts: KyodoJapan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso will likely retain their posts in a cabinet reshuffle expected in September, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday.
Japan PM to Visit Iran in Effort to Mediate Tension With USJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington, Japan's government spokesman said Thursday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said..