[TOKYO] Japan unveiled on Tuesday a second package of measures worth about US$4 billion in spending to cope with the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, focusing on support to small and mid-sized...

[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday he saw no change in the view that the economy remains in moderate recovery as its fundamentals supporting domestic demand were firm.

[TOKYO] Japan's finance minister Taro Aso warned on Friday against recent yen gains and highlighted the importance of exchange rate stability, after a surge in the Japanese currency threatened to...

JAPANESE Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be...

JAPANESE Finance Minister Taro Aso on Saturday pledged to global finance leaders that Tokyo will forge ahead with a scheduled sales tax hike in October, even as weakening global growth darkened...

[WASHINGTON] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday he has called on his Group of 20 counterparts to strengthen global coordination to address potential risks to the world economy....

[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that the economy was in a moderate recovery and that there was no change in the government's plan to raise the national sales tax in...

[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the government had taken sufficient measures to raise the nationwide sales tax as scheduled this year in October.

[TOKYO] Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was expected to keep key ministers in their posts in a cabinet reshuffle in Tuesday, including finance, foreign affairs and the economy minister who has...