Fukuda Elected Japanese PM



Japan's new PM plans diplomacy with Asia

Japan's new PM Yasuo Fukuda said he will focus on friendly ties with Asian neighbors while keeping active in international peacekeeping efforts. Full Coverage

Japan's parliament elects Fukuda prime minister

TOKYO: Japan's parliament elected Yasuo Fukuda as prime minister yesterday and the political veteran immediately named a Cabinet that overlapped considerably with the lineup of his predecessor in an apparent bid to limit disruption following Shinzo Abe's shock resignation earlier this month.


Abe apologizes to nation for sudden resignation

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that ailing health prompted him to suddenly announce his resignation. Abe Resigns


Abe treated for exhaustion

Japan's prime minister was treated at a hospital for exhaustion Thursday, a day after he announced he would quit.


Fukuda faces loads of challenges

Moderate Yasuo Fukuda easily won the vote for president of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party.


Mixed feelings of Japanese about Fukuda win

Many Japanese people have mixed feelings about Yasuo Fukuda's victory.