Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 | Last Update : 04:05 AM IST


Super-majority vs popularity: Post-win, voters still suspicious of Abe

Abe won polls as the oppn 'couldn't put up a united front' against him, said a prof at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies.

23 Oct 2017 12:04 PM

Yuriko Koike shocks Japan with her ‘Party of Hope,’ may become 1st woman PM

The charismatic former television anchorwoman has a ruthless stomach for the fight, observers say.

22 Oct 2017 3:14 PM

Typhoon approaching Japan, delays voting on national election Day

Voters in the capital were already forced to brave torrential rain and driving winds on election day.

22 Oct 2017 1:07 PM

Japan snap election: Voters to deliver verdict on Shinzo Abe today

Forecasts show Abe’s gamble on the snap poll is likely to pay off.

22 Oct 2017 11:28 AM

Asian shares, dollar gain after US Senate passes budget plan

Japan's Nikkei erased its earlier losses and eked out a 0.04 per cent gain, and a robust weekly rise of 1.4 per cent.

20 Oct 2017 12:15 PM

Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago: NHK

The automaker produced roughly 79,300 passenger and commercial vehicles in Japan in August.

20 Oct 2017 10:44 AM

Shinzo Abe headed for landslide win in Japan's upcoming election: poll

Democratic Party, appears to be declining, with surveys predicting it might win up to 54 seats.

16 Oct 2017 11:17 AM

Shinzo Abe likely to get two-thirds majority in Japan's upcoming election: surveys

The 12-day election campaign, which kicked off Tuesday, will focus on reviving Japan's once world-beating economy.

12 Oct 2017 12:32 PM

Japanese reporter died after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013.

06 Oct 2017 4:15 PM

Japan PM Abe dissolves lower house, calls for early election amid North Korea tension

Abe’s personal ratings have risen to around 50 percent from around 30 percent in July, partly to back his leadership amid N Korea crisis.

28 Sep 2017 11:01 AM