Fumio Kishida replaced Yoshihide Suga as prime minister after PM Suga’s resignation

Japan’s Cabinet and leader Yoshihide Suga resigned on October 4, making it ready for Parliament to elect Fumio Kishida as the new Prime Minister, who will be entrusted with rapidly handling the pandemic and security challenges before an inescapable national election. Mr. Kishida supplanted Mr. Suga as leader of the decision Liberal Democratic Party last… Continue reading Fumio Kishida replaced Yoshihide Suga as prime minister after PM Suga’s resignation

President Joe Biden and PM Yoshihide Suga agree US and Japan will work together on 5G to compete with China

U.S. President Joe Biden Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga promised Friday for his first in-person summit to work together on the quick development of 5G communications technologies to keep one of China’s leading organizations from dominating the global market, a symbolic first move at supporting an alliance that shriveled during the Trump… Continue reading President Joe Biden and PM Yoshihide Suga agree US and Japan will work together on 5G to compete with China

Golfer Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese golf player to win the Masters 2021 and get Japan’s first-ever green jacket

Led by Japan’s prime minister Yoshihide Suga, the country celebrated golfer Hideki Matsuyama’s triumph in the 85th Masters Tournament — the first Japanese player to succeed at a major golf championship Augusta National and pull on the popular green jacket. The onetime No. 2 in the world currently has a handful of worldwide successes, eight… Continue reading Golfer Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese golf player to win the Masters 2021 and get Japan’s first-ever green jacket

Tokyo Olympics 2021: North Korea becomes the first country to exit the Tokyo Games

North Korea became the first country to exit the Tokyo Olympics in light of Covid fears, a decision that underscores the difficulties confronting Japan as it battles to organize a global sporting event in the midst of a seething pandemic. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had recently communicated an eagerness to send the country’s… Continue reading Tokyo Olympics 2021: North Korea becomes the first country to exit the Tokyo Games

Yoshihide Suga and Joe Biden to insist Senkaku Islands fall under Japan-U.S. security agreement

Japan and the United States intend to attest the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea fall under the extent of their security deal in a joint articulation to be issued by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and US President Joe Biden at their summit one month from now, a government source said Friday. The… Continue reading Yoshihide Suga and Joe Biden to insist Senkaku Islands fall under Japan-U.S. security agreement

North Korea launches two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, U.S. official and Japan PM Yoshihide Suga say

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles which fell outside the Japanese exclusive economic zone into the Sea of Japan on Thursday- – the second such launch in under a week, a U.S. official and Japan’s PM Yoshihide Suga said. South Korea likewise affirmed the launch. South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said in an explanation… Continue reading North Korea launches two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, U.S. official and Japan PM Yoshihide Suga say

Japan and US governments are planning for Yoshihide Suga-Joe Biden summit in Washington as soon as April

The governments of Japan and the United States are looking to orchestrate a meeting between Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and President Joe Biden in Washington as ahead of schedule as April, Japanese government sources said Monday. While the Covid circumstance in the United States will be a key factor in whether the summit can go… Continue reading Japan and US governments are planning for Yoshihide Suga-Joe Biden summit in Washington as soon as April

Yoshihide Suga to replace Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe as the country’s next prime minister

Chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga (菅 義偉) won the leadership race of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Monday and more than likely is set to win a parliamentary vote later this week and replace active PM Shinzo Abe (安倍 晋三) as the country’s next prime minister. Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving premier, said a… Continue reading Yoshihide Suga to replace Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe as the country’s next prime minister