[TOKYO] Japan's government is pushing ahead with the distribution of its much derided masks even though commercially made masks are now readily available, prompting a renewed outcry on social...

[TOKYO] The Japanese government is facing potentially damaging blowback after excluding Tokyo residents from a multi-billion dollar campaign aimed at reviving domestic tourism, even as the capital...

[TOKYO] Public support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet rose by nine percentage points to 36 per cent despite the recent arrest of his former justice minister on suspicion of vote-...

[TOKYO] Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has long made creating jobs for women central to his economic policy, but now women are suffering a bigger share of the pain as the country heads for its...

[TOKYO] Japan wants to take the lead among Group of Seven nations on issuing a statement about the situation in Hong Kong, where China has imposed a new security law, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

[TOKYO] The approval rating for Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government slipped to the lowest in two years in a Kyodo news agency poll, as an overwhelming number of Japanese expressed concern...

[TOKYO] Support for the Cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plunged in a Mainichi poll, dropping by 13 percentage points as public dissatisfaction builds over the handling of a scandal...

[TOKYO] Japan may lift the state of emergency in Tokyo as early as next week if new coronavirus infections remain low, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, raising hopes that the world's...

[TOKYO] The support rate for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slipped to its lowest level in two years with respondents displeased over his virus management and for pushing a bill that critics...

JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency in large parts of the country on Thursday but said it would remain in place in Tokyo until Covid-19 is contained.