Jun 17, 2021 02:17 PM IST
But in its place the government will implement so-called "quasi-emergency" measures in the capital and several other areas until July 11, limiting alcohol sales and opening hours for bars and restaurants.
- Jun 14, 2021 10:27 AM IST
Yoshihide Suga said he had been "reassured" by this support and promised to renew his determination "to properly open" the Games and make them a success.
- Jun 09, 2021 04:32 PM IST
The blueprint was presented at the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, the premier's top advisory panel comprised of ministers, ruling party lawmakers, central bank governor and private-sector advisers.
- Jun 02, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Suga also announced plans to provide 30 million doses of a vaccine manufactured under license in Japan to other countries in need.
- Apr 26, 2021 02:45 PM IST
In a telephonic conversation, the two leaders reviewed the progress in various ongoing bilateral initiatives.
- Apr 21, 2021 09:10 AM IST
Suga will instead focus on handling a recent surge in coronavirus cases, broadcaster FNN and other media said.
- Apr 17, 2021 11:03 AM IST
Bach will attend a torch relay ceremony in the western city of Hiroshima on May 17 and meet with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga the next day.
- Mar 14, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The world leaders pointed out that the collaboration which began with relief efforts post the devastating tsunami in 2004, evolved into a ‘democratic cooperation’ called the “Quad”
- Mar 12, 2021 09:51 PM IST
The virtual summit was attended by US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
- Jan 29, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Amid speculation the event might be cancelled again due to the coronavirus pandemic, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday the IOC was fully committed to it going ahead.
- Jan 10, 2021 06:04 PM IST
The survey found 35.3 percent want the Games to be cancelled and 44.8 percent favoured another delay.
- Jan 06, 2021 12:45 PM IST
Rising infections have driven the Tokyo and surrounding areas to the highest level of a four-stage alert, prompting regional governors to urge for a declaration of emergency that Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is expected to announce on Thursday.
- Jan 03, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Japan's economy minister told reporters on Saturday the government needed to consult with health experts before deciding on a new declaration.
- Dec 04, 2020 09:26 PM IST
Suga pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 in a policy speech in October, though it will be a major challenge given Japan’s significant reliance on fossil fuel.
- Oct 26, 2020 11:55 AM IST
Japan is the world's fifth-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, and while moves are being made to increase renewable energy, the country also plans to roll out new coal stations.
- Sep 23, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Yoshihide Suga said that setting up the digital agency would be a reform which would lead to a change in the nation's economy and the society.
- Sep 17, 2020 03:17 PM IST
Suga, who was chief Cabinet secretary and the top government spokesman under Abe, selected a Cabinet with a mix of fresh faces and current or former ministers, a lineup that suggests a continuation of Abe's influence while reflecting Suga's pledge of administrative reforms
- Sep 14, 2020 12:51 PM IST
This expected victory for Yoshihide Suga, currently the chief Cabinet Secretary in Shinzo Abe’s government, virtually guarantees his election as Japan's next prime minister in a parliamentary vote on September 16.
- Sep 14, 2020 12:04 PM IST
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is choosing its new leader in an internal vote to pick a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced last month that he would resign due to health problems.
- Sep 07, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Suga, who is widely seen as the top contender to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, told the Yomiuri newspaper the "the coronavirus pandemic is a huge problem that could not be handled by the health ministry alone."
- Aug 29, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Abe, Japan's longest-serving premier, said on Friday he was stepping down due to a worsening of a chronic illness, setting the stage for a leadership election within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).
- Sep 10, 2018 12:17 PM IST
Around 40,000 police, fire fighters, troops and maritime safety officials were providing assistance, with more than 2,700 people still forced to stay in shelters after the killer quake struck the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week.
- Dec 13, 2017 10:00 AM IST
Suga, Japan's top government spokesman, said this was a stance they had previously affirmed.