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Japan PM contender Kishida targets income disparity; rival Takaichi launches bid

TOKYO, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Japan should strive for a new form of capitalism to reduce income disparity that has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, Fumio Kishida, who hopes to become the next prime ...

Countering China top priority for Japan: Leading PM contender

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Countering Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific will remain a core priority for a post-Suga Japan, says Fumio Kishida, the country’s former foreign minister and le...

Japan's COVID-19 vaccine minister has public support in PM race

TOKYO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Japanese voters strongly support Taro Kono, minister in charge of fighting COVID-19, as the next prime minister according to a second opinion poll, as potential candidates pr...

Japan's Abe vows not to repeat war on WWII anniversary

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday his country would never "repeat the tragedy of war" as he paid tribute to the sacrifices of the fallen on the 75th anniversary of Japan's...

Abe sends offering to shrine honoring Japan's war dead

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine that honors Japan's war dead, including convicted war criminals. The l...