Aug.17 — There have been questions about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s health after he visited a Tokyo hospital. He’s been largely absent from the public eye recently, but his economy minister denies any health scares. Bloomberg’s Isabel Reynolds reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
In This Story: Japan
Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.
Japan is a great power and a member of numerous international organizations, including the United Nations (since 1956), the OECD, and the G7. Japan is a leader in the automotive and electronics industries.