Taro Aso

Japan's embattled finance minister mulling skipping G20 gathering

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 03:50 GMT

Japan's finance minister is considering skipping a Group of 20 finance leaders' gathering in Buenos Aires next week.

Bitcoin not yet proven as credible currency: Japan finance minister

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 08:06 GMT

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that bitcoin has not been proven to be a credible currency.

Japan to deal with North Korean evacuees in case of crisis

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 09:11 GMT

Japan is studying plans to cope with an influx of perhaps tens of thousands of North Korean evacuees if a military or other crisis breaks out on the peninsula.

Japan deputy PM Aso in hot water over Hitler remarks

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 08:46 GMT

Japan's gaffe-prone deputy prime minister Taro Aso on Wednesday retracted comments in which he cited Adolf Hitler.