The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.
By United Press International

New nuclear reactors for Japan?

TOKYO, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Japan's new Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has indicated he would approve the construction of more nuclear reactors.

Japan P.M.: New nuclear plants possible

TOKYO, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- New reactors can be built with people's consent, Japan's new prime minister said, which would alter the previous regime's policy to phase out nuclear power.

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Abe returns to become Japanese PM

TOKYO, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A slowing economy hobbled by deflation poses the biggest challenge to Shinzo Abe as he prepared Wednesday to become Japan's next prime minister.

Report: Kishida set to be become new FM

TOKYO, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Japanese Prime Minister-to-be Shinzo Abe plans to appoint veteran party lawmaker Fumio Kishida as foreign minister, sources told Kyodo News Tuesday.

Japan's Abe voices security concerns

TOKYO, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Pacific maritime security will be high on the agenda of Shinzo Abe, Japan's next prime minister, when he meets President Barack Obama likely in January.

New Japanese PM might tweek constitution

TOKYO, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Japan's new prime minister – for the second time -- could try to revise the war-renouncing Article 9 of the country's constitution.

Japanese party victory a boost for nuclear

TOKYO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The Liberal Democratic Party's victory in Japan's elections is seen as a boost for nuclear energy, experts say.

China makes U.N. appeal for maritime claim

BEIJING, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- China has submitted to the United Nations what it calls geological evidence that would mean

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LDP, ally win landslide victory

TOKYO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Shinzo Abe was poised Monday to come back as Japan's next prime minister after his party and an ally won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.

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Liberal Dems poised to win Japan election

TOKYO, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Final polls in Japan suggest Shinzo Abe and the Liberal Democrat Party are the favorites in Sunday's general elections, analysts say.
Japan: Chinese plane enters airspace

Japan: Chinese plane enters airspace

TOKYO, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- China, saying it sent a plane over Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands, blasted Japan for scrambling its F-15 jets in response as the island dispute worsened.
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