Japan's Yoshihide Suga was voted prime minister by parliament on Wednesday to become the country's first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of the familiar faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Emer McCarthy reports.
Yoshihide Suga, a long-time ally of outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, won a ruling Liberal Democratic Party leadership election on Monday, paving the way for him to become prime minister in a parliamentary vote this week. Emer McCarthy reports.
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga signalled he could call a snap election if he became the country's next prime minister, the Asahi newspaper reported on Tuesday, as the ruling party formally kicked off its leadership race. Gloria Tso reports.
The USD/JPY pair pared back gains made yesterday as traders reacted to news of Shinzo Abe’s resignation. The pair had gained yesterday after Jerome Powell... Invezz Also reported by •Newsmax •NYTimes.com •Deutsche Welle •News24
Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, plans to return home later on Monday after the examination at Tokyo's Keio University Hospital, the source familiar... WorldNews Also reported by •Deutsche Welle •BBC News