All posts tagged "Abe"

  • In this March 10, 2015 file photo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo. Abe will become the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint meeting of Congress in late April, the House speaker has announced. Foreign leaders have been accorded the honor 111 times since World War II, but not Japan, despite the tight alliance forged with the U.S. in the 70 years since 1945. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
    AP EXPLAINS: Japan’s long wait to address US Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington honors America’s closest friends by inviting their leaders to address a joint meeting of Congress. But until Thursday, when House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, no Japanese leaders...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during a trilateral summit with President Barack Obama at the U.S. embassy in The Hague. (Yonhap)
    Abe’s charm fails to win over Park

    By Kim Tae-gyu THE HAGUE ― Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s charm offensive obviously failed to win over President Park Geun-hye. In a trilateral summit, mediated by U.S. President Barack Obama, the two met for the first...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye was one of the 20 million victims of identity theft in South Korea. (Courtesy of Cheong Wa Dae)
    Park: “no handshake with Abe”

    President calls Japan prime minister ‘hypocrite’ ahead of Davos By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye has pulled no punches against Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, pressing him to stop being a hypocrite. It may not look out...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye speaks during her first New Year press conference at Cheong Wa Dae, Monday. (Yonhap)
    `I am willing to meet Abe, Kim’

    President lays out 3-year-plan for $30,000 era, 70% employment By Kim Tae-gyu President Park Geun-hye said Monday that she is prepared to meet with North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. However, she...

    • Posted January 6, 2014
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    President Park Geun-hye denounces Abe’s controversial visit

    By Kim Tae-gyu, Chung Min-uck President Park Geun-hye on Monday denounced Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s controversial visit to the Yasukuni Shrine last week, sending a message that her government will deal sternly with Japan’s nationalist moves. Abe,...

    • Posted December 30, 2013
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