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                    [Title] => Japan's Abe airs Abenomics 2.0 plan for $5 trillion economy
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, fresh from a bruising battle over unpopular military legislation, announced on Thursday an updated plan for reviving the world's third-largest economy, setting a GDP target of 600 trillion yen ($5 trillion).

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-24 06:50:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302367 [AuthorName] => Elaine Kurtenbach [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1427123 [Title] => Japan's farm minister resigns amid political funds questions [Summary] =>

Japan's agriculture minister stepped down yesterday following questions over political funding contributions, the latest in a series of such resignations.

[DatePublished] => 2015-02-24 01:26:47 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302367 [AuthorName] => Elaine Kurtenbach [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1421518 [Title] => Majority says Japan's Middle East aid should be non-military: poll [Summary] =>

A latest poll result showed that 57.9 percent of respondents in Japan think the country's aid for the Middle East countries should be limited to non-military, local media reported.

[DatePublished] => 2015-02-08 12:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1406433 [Title] => Abe takes office for 3rd term as Japan's leader [Summary] =>

Shinzo Abe took office yesterday for a third term as Japan's prime minister, appointing a former military officer as his defense minister but keeping the other members of his previous Cabinet.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-25 04:09:43 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1488726 [AuthorName] => Mari Yamaguchi [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1402913 [Title] => Japan's ruling party heads for election landslide [Summary] =>

Japan's ruling coalition was headed for a resounding victory in lower house elections yesterday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hold on power as he prepares to push forward on several politically difficult fronts.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-15 04:45:14 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1440305 [AuthorName] => Ken Moritsugu [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1393133 [Title] => What Japan's recession means for country, world [Summary] =>

In a surprise, Japan said its economy, the world's 3rd-biggest following the US and China, contracted 1.6 percent at an annual pace in the July-September quarter as consumer and corporate spending failed to regain momentum after a sales tax increase in April.

[DatePublished] => 2014-11-18 03:11:02 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1385755 [Title] => Chinese VP meets with Japanese governor delegation [Summary] =>

China's vice president met yesterday with a delegation of governors from Japan amid strained bilateral ties, a rare high-level meeting that points to Japan's hopes of a summit between the two countries' leaders at a regional conference next month.

[DatePublished] => 2014-10-29 07:05:19 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1342402 [Title] => Pacifist no more? Experts discuss Japan's military [Summary] =>

In one of modern Japan's biggest changes to security policy, its government decided this week to reinterpret Article 9 of its constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries. The move sparked street protests amid fears it marks a reversal of Japan's post-World War II pacifist principles.

[DatePublished] => 2014-07-04 08:23:40 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1488734 [AuthorName] => Mari Yamaguchi and Miki Toda [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1339262 [Title] => China tells Phl, Japan: Let's move towards same direction [Summary] =>

After President Benigno Aquino III expressed his support for a larger Japanese military role, China said the Philippines and Japan should not escalate tensions in disputed waters.

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-26 09:26:10 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20140625/japan-philippines.jpg ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1338839 [Title] => Philippine leader backs larger Japan military role [Summary] =>

The leader of the Philippines on yesterday endorsed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ongoing push to expand Japan's military role.

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-25 03:44:09 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) ) )
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