Itsunori Onodera

India-Japan discuss enhancing defence ties

India-Japan discuss enhancing defence ties

This comes after a bilateral dialogue between the Defence Ministers of India and Japan on September 5-6, that took place as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in China for the BRICS summit from September 3-5.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

Japan's foreign minister set to take party post in Cabinet reshuffle: Report

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will appoint Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to a senior party post, while former defence minister Itsunori Onodera will take up the position again in a Cabinet reshuffle, NHK public television said on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 10:15 AM IST

US to deploy 2 more destroyers to Japan by 2017

The US will deploy two additional ballistic missile defense destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday.

Apr 06, 2014, 10:14 AM IST

Japan orders military to strike any new North Korea missile launches

Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on Saturday.

Apr 05, 2014, 09:34 AM IST

Japan wants India`s support on disputes with China

Engaged in a territorial dispute with China, Japan Thursday sought to rope in India`s support over "the recent Chinese provocative actions" saying a message needs to be sent to it collectively that status quo cannot be changed by force.

Jan 09, 2014, 15:43 PM IST

Japan to lift order to shoot down any incoming N Korea missile

The Japanese government will soon lift an order for its military to shoot down North Korean ballistic missiles, government sources said.

Jun 28, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

Japan seeks US help to avoid clash with China

Japan has sought US support for setting up a hot line "as soon as possible" between Tokyo and Beijing to avert an inadvertent clash between Japan`s Self- Defence Forces and the Chinese military.

Feb 21, 2013, 19:05 PM IST

China says Japan tarnishing its image

China Thursday accused Japan of creating tension and tarnishing its image, and conducting "illegal activities" in China`s territorial waters and airspace.

Feb 07, 2013, 21:33 PM IST

Japan holds military drill aimed at island defence

Japan has conducted a military drill apparently aimed at bolstering defence of islands at the center of a territorial dispute with China.

Jan 14, 2013, 00:00 AM IST