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Japan's First Lady offers critics a household hotline to Abe

Japan-sourced ingredients and organic rice produced by Mrs Abe herself are used in the central Tokyo restaurant owned by the First Lady.


WITH high approval ratings stoking speculation that Shinzo Abe could become Japan's longest-serving prime minister in recent history, he faces the risk of becoming complacent.

Enter Akie Abe, his wife of 29 years. The 54-year-old daughter of a confectionery magnate is known...

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