Thursday, June 17, 2021

Yoshihide Suga

North Korea launches missiles as Tokyo Olympics torch relay begins

Pyongyang helps fund its nuclear and missile programmes with about 'US$300 million stolen through cyber hacks'.

Tokyo MPs rave it up in nightclubs while electorate stays in, obeying emergency laws

PM Suga apologises after lawmakers visit restaurants and night clubs in defiance of their own rulings.

Japan ramping up its military in an increasingly perilous neighbourhood

The Japanese navy needs modern warships which require fewer sailors as it struggles to find recruits in an aging population.

Victory in party race brings Japan’s Suga a step closer to PM post

Yoshihide Suga says his top priorities will be fighting Covid-19 and turning around a Japanese economy battered by the pandemic.

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