Shinzo Abe
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wearing a face mask arrives at the prime minister’s office in Tokyo on August 28, 2020. Abe is expected to hold a press conference on August 28 to discuss his health after two recent sets of medical checks that fuelled growing speculation about his wellbeing. Kazuhiro Nogi, AFP

Japan Prime Minister Abe to resign over health problems: local media

JAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to announce his resignation over health issues, local media reported Friday hours before he is due to address a press conference. “Abe intends to