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Japan Prime Minister Shakes Up Government In Hopes To Preserve Power

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, paving the way for a general election next month. Th...

Natural Disasters Shake Public Confidence In Japan Government

AP | By MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

TOKYO -- This year's tsunami and nuclear disasters have severely shaken the Japanese public's confidence in their government, and many are pessimistic...

Children's Safety: A Global Parental Concern

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.02.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

With Japanese government guidelines permitting youngsters to be exposed to "radiation doses that exceed twenty times the previously allowable level," parents have become proactive about the nuclear crisis.

Japan Prime Minister Says He Will Consider Resigning

Posted 08.02.2011 | World

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Thursday, although he did so in part because he suggested he might resig...