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Super Mario, Trump buddy: remembering the Abe era

Apo - Shinzo Abe resigned Wednesday as Japan's longest-serving prime minister, ending a tenure studded with headline-grabbing moments, from a turn as Super Mario to a controversial shrine visit that sparked regional anger.

Japan's Suga announces PM run with strong party backing

Apo - Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga formally announced his bid to become the country's next prime minister on Wednesday, with growing party support making him the race's clear favourite.

Japan's Suga cements frontrunner status in PM race

Apo - Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday cemented his status as the clear frontrunner in the race to become the country's next prime minister, ahead of a vote expected on September 14.

Japan's Suga cements frontrunner status in PM race

Apo - Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday cemented his status as the clear frontrunner in the race to become the country's next prime minister, ahead of a vote expected on September 14.

Race for new Japan PM starts after shock resignation

Apo - The race to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kicked off informally on Saturday, with several contenders announcing their plans to stand, a day after Japan's longest-serving leader announced his resignation.

Japan's PM Abe resigning for health reasons

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in the world's third-largest economy.

Japan's PM Abe resigning for health reasons

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in the world's third-largest economy.

More medical checks for Japan PM as health speculation grows

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had undergone more medical tests but declined to provide details, a week after a first hospital visit that fuelled growing speculation about his health.

Japan PM in hospital for more checks as health speculation grows

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to hospital on Monday for more medical checks, a government spokesman said, a week after a first visit that fuelled growing speculation about his health.

Japan PM's hospital trip sparks health speculation

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose first term in office ended in part for health reasons, sparked fresh speculation Monday about his well-being with an unexpected, hours-long hospital visit.

Tokyo Olympics 'difficult' if pandemic not contained: Abe

Apo - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday it would be "difficult" to hold the postponed Tokyo Olympics if the coronavirus pandemic is not contained.

For Japan's Abe, Olympic delay may be no sweat

Apo - In 2016, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe broke with his staid public image to pop up in Rio dressed as Super Mario for the official handover of the Olympic Games to Tokyo.

Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japan says delay may be 'inevitable'

Apo - Canada pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics over coronavirus fears as Japan's prime minister Monday admitted a delay may be "inevitable" and the International Olympic Committee said a decision should come within weeks.

Cherry blossoms prompt full-blown scandal for Japan's PM

Apo - It might be the most Japanese of political scandals: a furore over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's guest list at a party to mark the annual cherry blossom season.

Shinzo Abe: political survivor dogged by health issues

Apo - Shinzo Abe has smashed records as Japan's longest-serving prime minister, championing ambitious economic reform while weathering scandals. But he has once again been undone by his health.

2,887 days: Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving premier

Apo - Shinzo Abe entered the history books as Japan's longest-serving premier on Wednesday, but many of his ambitious goals, including a constitutional revision to strengthen the military, appear far from reach.

Ghosn casts shadow as Macron lands in Japan for talks before G20

Apo - French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Japan Wednesday for bilateral talks after a testing time for the longstanding alliance between Paris and Tokyo following the arrest of former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn.

Man on a mediation mission: Japan's Abe heads to Iran

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Iran this week on a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic Republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington.

Japanese sumo vs Trump's WWE: big differences in clash of big men

Apo - President Donald Trump will be ringside Sunday for Tokyo's big sumo tournament, but if he hopes his longtime love of US-style professional wrestling will give him special insight into the action, he better think again.

Trump urges fairer trade with Japan at start of state visit

Apo - President Donald Trump Saturday vowed to make the US trade relationship with Japan a "little bit more fair", as he kicked off a four-day visit to Tokyo aimed at cementing ties between the two close allies.

Trump, Abe to burnish ties over golf, sumo and steak

Apo - US President Donald Trump arrives in Japan on Saturday for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but light on substantive progress over trade.

Japan's Abe to visit US, France on pre-G20 tour

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday plans to visit the United States, Canada and France this month before his country hosts the G20 later this year.

Japan's Abe backs Trump after Kim summit ends with no deal

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe backed Donald Trump Thursday after the US president's talks with North Korea's leader ended without a deal.

Japan's Abe seeks fresh term as party head, record tenure as PM

Apo - Shinzo Abe confirmed Sunday he would run in his ruling party's leadership election, putting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier and bolstering his dream of reforming the constitution.

Japan ex-defence minister to challenge Abe as party chief

Apo - Former Japanese defence minister Shigeru Ishiba on Friday announced a long-shot bid to unseat Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as leader of the country's ruling party in elections next month.

Trump, Abe say 'imperative' to dismantle N. Korean weapons

Washington - President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday that it is "imperative" to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program, the White House said.

Japan's Abe 'not involved' in doctoring documents: key official

Apo - A Japanese official at the heart of a cronyism and cover-up scandal that has dented Shinzo Abe's popularity said Tuesday the prime minister's office was not involved in falsifying documents.

Abe 'not involved' in doctoring documents: key official

Apo - A Japanese official at the heart of a cronyism and cover-up scandal that has dented Shinzo Abe's popularity said Tuesday that the prime minister's office was not involved in falsifying documents.

Japan minister admits files altered in scandal dogging Abe

Apo - Japan's finance minister admitted Monday that official papers related to a favouritism scandal dogging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had been altered, but denied any plans to step down over the row.

Abe duels with 'long hitter' Trump on golf course

Kawagoe - Golfing buddies Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe relaxed with a hamburger lunch and a quick nine holes on the course Sunday, ahead of a high-stakes summit on the North Korea crisis.
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