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Japan’s Shinzo` Abe: A Dominant Politician

Japan’s Shinzo` Abe: A Dominant Politician

Japan has voted to retain Shinzo` Abe as Prime Minister for another term. Together with the Buddhist-backed Komeito party, Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will continue to govern the country after wining 325 of the 475 lower house seats. The resounding win has given Abe the potential of remaining in power for more than the […]

Shinzo Abe and Party Dominate Japan Snap Elections

Shinzo Abe and Party Dominate Japan Snap Elections

Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) dominated the Japan Snap Elections on Sunday, as reported by media exit polls. The Japanese prime minister has another term to start afresh with his strategy for economic revival called Abenomics. The LDP and New Komeito won 317 seats at least, out of 475 seats in the […]

Japan Launched Space Explorer to Blow Hole in Asteroid

Japan Launched Space Explorer to Blow Hole in Asteroid

On Wednesday, Japan took a step towards learning more about the origins of earth by launching a space explorer designed to blow a hole in an asteroid. The round-trip is planned to last six years and land on the distant asteroid in 2018. There, after it blows a hole in the asteroid, it will collect […]

Police in Japan Arrest Alleged ‘Black Widow’ Who Outlived Seven Partners

Police in Japan Arrest Alleged ‘Black Widow’ Who Outlived Seven Partners

Police in Kyoto, Japan, arrested a woman Wednesday on suspicion of poisoning her husband and it may turn out that this wealthy 67-year-old is another ‘black widow,’ who has dispatched up to six previous partners, getting rich from insurance money and other assets passed on to her by the deceased men. Although nothing has been […]

Japan Strengthening Military Despite Lingering Controversies

Japan Strengthening Military Despite Lingering Controversies

Japan is looking to strengthen its military despite some lingering controversies largely stemming from the island nation’s history of aggression during World War II. It invaded numerous nations during that time, and many felt that it was responsible for committing atrocities that amounted to war crimes. To the present day, Japan is accused, by many of these same countries […]

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