Asia Pacific Japan's Abe adds women, China-friendly lawmakers to Cabinet (+video)

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing for more women in the workforce, and wants to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in November. The first cabinet reshuffle since his election comes as his popularity dips.

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Gender equality and relations with China topped Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's priorities on Wednesday, as he reshuffled his cabinet for the first time since taking office in December 2012.