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Taro Aso


Japan's Aso repeats explicit threat of yen-selling intervention

May 10, 2016 1:35 pm

The jawboning pushed the dollar up nearly 1 percent to around 108 yen on Tuesday, off the 18-month low of 105.55 yen hit last week.

Nikkei rises more than 2% after Japan govt's yen intervention warning

May 10, 2016 10:21 am

The broader Topix gained 2.2 percent to 1,335.06 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 added 2.2 percent to 12,072.01.

Ruling party concedes defeat in Japan election

August 30, 2009 9:25 pm

Japan's Prime Minister Taro Aso conceded defeat in elections as media exit polls indicated the Opposition had won by a landslide.

Time’s up for the LDP

July 22, 2009 3:51 am

At his back Taro Aso had some disastrous results from Tokyo’s metropolitan elections on July 12th,in which control of the capital passed from the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) after 40 years.

Japan PM dissolves parliament,calls elections

July 21, 2009 11:01 am

Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday dissolved the powerful lower house of parliament,setting the stage for national elections next month that could transform the country's political power structure.

Japan PM Aso defeats no-confidence motion

July 14, 2009 2:18 pm

Democratic Party of Japan and other opposing parties submitted the no-confidence motion to create a forum to criticize Taro Aso's govt.

New-flu infections hit 130 in Japan,PM seeks calm

May 18, 2009 2:45 pm

The number of new-flu cases in Japan has reached 130 after 34 more infections were confirmed in Osaka and Hyogo prefectures.

Japanese FM quits over 'drunk' allegation

February 17, 2009 3:47 pm

Nakagawa has been under fire over allegations he appeared to be drunk at a news conference following G-7 finance ministers meeting in Rome.