Shinzō Abe http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23943/all en Reuters World News Highlights at 0415 GMT, Jan 08 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0415-gmt-jan-08 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>GUANGZHOU, China - Hundreds of supporters of one of China's<br /> most liberal newspapers demonstrated outside its headquarters on<br /> Monday, backing a strike by journalists against interference by<br /> the provincial propaganda chief.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0415-gmt-jan-08" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arms Purchase Sale Asia Bashar al-Assad Business Candidate Position CDATA Chuck Hagel Employment Relation Hospitality Human Interest International Republican Institute Law Natural Disaster Nouri al-Maliki Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics Shinzō Abe Syria Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731502 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's Abe to visit Southeast Asia to boost economic ties http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/japans-abe-visit-southeast-asia-boost-economic-ties <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Antoni Slodkowski</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's first overseas trip will see him visit Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand in January, aiming to bolster ties with the growing Asian economies as relations with Beijing stay tense.</p> <p>Abe had hoped to first visit Washington in order to strengthen Japan's alliance with the United States, but the visit was postponed due to President Barack Obama's tight schedule, Japan's top government spokesman said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/japans-abe-visit-southeast-asia-boost-economic-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Japan Politics Politics of Japan Shinzō Abe Shinzo Abe Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732490 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Japan's Abe to visit Southeast Asia to boost economic ties http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-japans-abe-visit-southeast-asia-boost-economic-ties <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Japan to supply coastguard vessels to the Philippines)</p> <p>By Antoni Slodkowski</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will this month make his first overseas trip since winning office to Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, aiming to strengthen ties with the growing Asian economies as relations with China stay tense.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-japans-abe-visit-southeast-asia-boost-economic-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Japan Politics Politics of Japan Shinzō Abe Shinzo Abe Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:00:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732522 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 ** WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets Afghan President Hamid Karzai (2200). ** ROME - Libyan president meets Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Mario Monti.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hamid Karzai Pashtun people Shinzō Abe Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732523 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Glimmer of Japan reform hope among clouds of scepticism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/analysis-glimmer-japan-reform-hope-among-clouds-scepticism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Linda Sieg</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Doubting politicians' commitment to economic reform is a tough habit for Japan experts to kick, so the air of cautious optimism around the appointments of dynamic CEOs to advise on boosting industrial competitiveness comes as a bit of a surprise.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/analysis-glimmer-japan-reform-hope-among-clouds-scepticism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Human Interest Japan Junichiro Koizumi Shinzō Abe Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:16:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732859 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan sets defence budget rise amid ugly islands dispute with China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/japan-sets-defence-budget-rise-amid-ugly-islands-dispute-china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Japan is planning to increase its defence budget this year for the first time in 11 years, the Defence Ministry's revised budget request showed on Friday, amid a bitter territorial dispute with China.</p> <p>Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led his Liberal Democratic Party to a landslide victory last month, promising to beef up the military and stand tough in a row with China over East China Sea islets claimed by both sides.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/japan-sets-defence-budget-rise-amid-ugly-islands-dispute-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Japan Japanese yen Shinzō Abe Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 10:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733047 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Japan's Abe rolls out strategic PR, policy campaign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/analysis-japans-abe-rolls-out-strategic-pr-policy-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Linda Sieg</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Buoyed by a December election landslide, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is rolling out a comprehensive PR strategy mixing Facebook, public appearances and policy announcements to prop up voter ratings ahead of a crucial July poll in an effort to avoid becoming just the latest of the country's short-term leaders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/analysis-japans-abe-rolls-out-strategic-pr-policy-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Japan Liberal Democratic Party Religion Shinzō Abe Shinzo Abe Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:00:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733930 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>TUESDAY, JANUARY 15</p> <p>VIENNA - Euromoney conference on central and eastern Europe (to Jan. 16). ** WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. ** MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Javanese people Shinzō Abe Social Issues Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734581 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Japan's Abe turns to SE Asia to counter China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/preview-japans-abe-turns-se-asia-counter-china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Linda Sieg and Jonathan Thatcher</p> <p>TOKYO/JAKARTA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The last time he was prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe's inaugural foreign trip was to China. In the job again 7 years later and relations with Beijing now chilly, Abe is turning first this time to the rising economic stars of Southeast Asia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/preview-japans-abe-turns-se-asia-counter-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Shinzō Abe Shinzo Abe Socialism Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:15:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735029 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Japan PM cuts short Asia trip due to hostage crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-japan-pm-may-cut-short-asia-trip-due-hostage-crisis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled part of his trip in Southeast Asia, his first overseas trip since taking office, and will fly home early due to the hostage crisis in Algeria, Japan's senior government spokesman said on Friday.</p> <p>Algerian forces stormed a desert gas complex to free hundreds of hostages, including Japanese, but 30 were killed in the assault along with at least 11 of their Islamist captors, an Algerian security source told Reuters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-japan-pm-may-cut-short-asia-trip-due-hostage-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abe Chief Cabinet Secretary Disaster Japan Politics Shinzō Abe Yoshihide Suga Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 04:15:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735944 at http://www.globalpost.com INTERVIEW-Japan, China need "rules of game" to avoid clash-Abe adviser http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/interview-japan-china-need-rules-game-avoid-clash-abe-adviser <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Linda Sieg</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Japan and China need "rules of the game" to keep a feud over tiny islands from escalating into a military clash, an adviser to Japan's prime minister said on Friday, as a ruling coalition partner prepared to visit Beijing in search of better ties.</p> <p>Sino-Japanese ties chilled sharply after Japan bought the disputed islands in the East China Sea from a private Japanese citizen last September.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/interview-japan-china-need-rules-game-avoid-clash-abe-adviser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Japan Political geography Politics Shinzō Abe Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:15:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736036 at http://www.globalpost.com Clinton assures Japan on islands, invites Abe to U.S. in February http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/clinton-assures-japan-islands-invites-abe-us-february <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Abe-Obama meeting set for third week of February</p> <p>* U.S. urges Japan, China to resolve island dispute peacefully</p> <p>* Military realignment, trade pact also in focus</p> <p>By Andrew Quinn</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton assured Japan on Friday of U.S. support in Tokyo's dispute with Beijing over a string of islands and invited new Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Washington in late February for a meeting with President Barack Obama.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/clinton-assures-japan-islands-invites-abe-us-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Political geography Politics Shinzō Abe War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 22:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736420 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's Abe treads warily around military shift after Algeria deaths http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/japans-abe-treads-warily-around-military-shift-after-algeria-de <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Linda Sieg</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Algeria hostage crisis has given ammunition to Japanese conservatives keen to ease limits on military actions abroad, but Japan's post-World War Two pacifist legacy is forcing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to tread carefully.</p> <p>Abe, already labelled a right-wing nationalist, seems wary of upsetting volatile voters - whose top priority is reviving a stagnant economy - by appearing to use the deaths of seven Japanese to push his broader, hawkish security agenda.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/japans-abe-treads-warily-around-military-shift-after-algeria-de" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Japan Labor Law Politics Politics of Japan Shinzō Abe Shinzo Abe War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:45:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738213 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan envoy says new PM wants to improve China ties http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/japan-envoy-says-new-pm-wants-improve-china-ties <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ties strained by dispute over East China Sea islands</p> <p>* Japan's new PM sends envoy with letter to Beijing</p> <p>* Envoy says China wants better ties, win-win relationship</p> <p>By Terril Yue Jones</p> <p>BEIJING, Jan 23 (Reuters) - A Japanese envoy carrying a letter from new prime minister Shinzo Abe told his Chinese hosts on Wednesday that Japan wants to improve bilateral ties, strained by a dispute over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/japan-envoy-says-new-pm-wants-improve-china-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Political geography Shinzō Abe Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738416 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan to boost military headcount amid china island row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/japan-boost-military-headcount-amid-china-island-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Japan is set to boost the number of military personnel, Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said on Sunday, as the new government led by the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) tackles a territorial spat with China over East China Sea islets.</p> <p>Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led the LDP to a landslide election victory last month, promising to beef up the military and stand tough in the dispute over tiny, uninhabited islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/japan-boost-military-headcount-amid-china-island-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Japan Liberal Democratic Party Shinzō Abe Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 13:30:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740071 at http://www.globalpost.com