Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants Japan as Asian power
February 26th, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has set out his vision of Japan as a force to be reckoned with and pledged to revive the nation’s clout amid China’s rising influence in Asia. Abe declared that “Japan is back” following his first meeting with President Barack Obama in Washington at a time when China’s new leadership is …
Japanese PM Noda calls for "stronger rule of law"
September 27th, 2012
The escalating territorial disputes in another corner of the world sent a ripple in the UN general debate, no matter how carefully nations tread around it. In his address to the General Assembly, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda touched on the tug-of-war for territories that have embroiled the Asian region in the brink of a …