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Antoni Slodkowski

Japan ruling party head Suga preparing cabinet, continuity in foreground

Sep 15 2020

TOKYO Japanese ruling party head Yoshihide Suga, in line to become the next prime minister, appeared set on Tuesday to continue his predecessor's policies by keeping key cabinet ministers and party officials in their posts, as he had promised.

〔焦点〕「たたき上げ」から頂点へ、菅氏に問われる宰相の力量

Sep 03 2020

[東京 4日 ロイター] - 安倍晋三首相(65)の右腕として戦後最長の政権を支えてきた菅義偉官房長官(71)が、次期総理の座を手にする最短距離に浮上してきた。

How Abe's right-hand man made his play for Japan's top job

Sep 03 2020

TOKYO In the days leading up to Shinzo Abe's surprise resignation last month as rumors of his ill health swirled in Japan, the prime minister's right-hand man, Yoshihide Suga, was courting a ruling party boss whose backing could make him king.

BOJ may have bigger role to play in helping firms hit by COVID-19: Suga ally

Sep 03 2020

TOKYO The Bank of Japan may have a bigger role to play in helping firms suffering from the hit by the coronavirus pandemic, said a former economy minister with close ties to Yoshihide Suga - the front-runner to become next prime minister.

Popular favorite for Japan PM, Ishiba, urges closer ties with Asia

Aug 31 2020

By Tetsushi Kajimoto, Antoni Slodkowski and Yoshifumi Takemoto

Popular favourite for Japan PM, Ishiba, urges closer ties with Asia

Aug 31 2020

By Tetsushi Kajimoto, Antoni Slodkowski and Yoshifumi Takemoto

INTERVIEW-Popular favourite for Japan PM, Ishiba urges closer ties with Asia

Aug 31 2020

By Tetsushi Kajimoto, Antoni Slodkowski and Yoshifumi Takemoto

Ex-Japan defence chief mum on whether he'll join PM race

Aug 31 2020

TOKYO Japan's former defence minister, Shigeru Ishiba, on Monday declined to say if would run in the ruling party leadership race to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, though opinion polls show he would be the public's choice to become the next premier.

INTERVIEW-Ex-Japan defence chief mum on whether he'll join PM race

Aug 31 2020

TOKYO, Aug 31 Japan's former defence minister, Shigeru Ishiba, on Monday declined to say if would run in the ruling party leadership race to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, though opinion polls show he would be the public's choice to become the next premier.

Japan's Abe, on WW2 anniversary, vows not to repeat war, sends offering to shrine

Aug 15 2020

TOKYO/SEOUL Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking on the 75th anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, pledged never to repeat the tragedy of war and Emperor Naruhito expressed "deep remorse" over the wartime past, which still haunts East Asia.

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