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Japan PM Shinzo Abe tells South Korean President Moon Jae-in that 2015 'comfort women' deal is final

Japan PM Shinzo Abe tells South Korean President Moon Jae-in that 2015 'comfort women' deal is final

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe restated Tokyo`s opposition to revising a 2015 agreement on "comfort women" in talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday, calling the deal a promise between nations and the basis of two-way ties.

Feb 09, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
Japan PM spills 'national secret' to beauty pageant winner

Japan PM spills 'national secret' to beauty pageant winner

Proud of his skills on the golf course, Shinzo Abe bragged about his score on the greens - something he casually refers to as a national secret.

Jan 11, 2018, 08:18 AM IST
Japan's Shinzo Abe re-elected PM after big election win

Japan's Shinzo Abe re-elected PM after big election win

Japan's Shinzo Abe was re-elected prime minister on Wednesday after his ruling bloc`s big election win last month and days before U.S. President Donald Trump`s visit, expected to be dominated by concerns over a volatile North Korea.

Nov 01, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

The international community must remain united and enforce sanctions against North Korea after its repeated launch of ballistic missiles, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in an editorial published in the New York Times on Sunday.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

Japan PM warns North Korea against continuing nuclear program

Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned North Korea against continuing its current missile and nuclear weapons development policies.

Sep 07, 2017, 07:44 AM IST

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as ratings slump: Media

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely reshuffle his cabinet to try to bolster ratings battered by suspicions that he helped a friend get favoured treatment for his business, media reported on Monday.

Jun 19, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to embark on Asia tour 'amid rising Chinese assertiveness'

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to embark on Asia tour 'amid rising Chinese assertiveness'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam on a six-day trip starting Thursday aimed at strengthening security cooperation in the face of Chinas rising maritime assertiveness, the media reported.

Jan 11, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Donald Trump to host Japan's PM Shinzo Abe amid cabinet-building efforts

Donald Trump to host Japan's PM Shinzo Abe amid cabinet-building efforts

Japan's Shinzo Abe will today become the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump, as the US president-elect continues efforts to select candidates for top jobs in his cabinet.

Nov 17, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Japan PM Shinzo Abe's aide visits controversial Yasukuni Shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's aide, who also serves as an upper house member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine here on Wednesday.

Oct 19, 2016, 12:18 PM IST

PM Modi, Shinzo Abe likely to sign Kashi-Kyoto MOU on December 12

PM Narendra Modi, and Japan PM, Shinzo Abe likely to sign Kashi-Kyoto MOU on December 12. Watch the full report here.

Nov 22, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

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Nov 21, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

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Nov 21, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Japan economy`s Q2 contraction a blow for 'Abenomics'

Weak domestic consumption and slow exports weighed on the world`s third largest economy, which shrank an annualised 1.6 percent, after posting growth in the previous two quarters.

Aug 17, 2015, 08:23 AM IST

Japan's PM Abe says his 'heart aches' over WW2 sex slaves

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday his heart ached for women who were forced into prostitution by the nation`s military during World War Two, and he stood by previous Japanese leaders` apologies for the country`s wartime history.

Apr 27, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

In Israel, Japan PM says committed to Mideast peace

Japan's Prime Minster Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Tokyo was committed to working for Middle East peace during a visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem.

Jan 19, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Japan's Abe unleashes stimulus plan to spur growth

Japan's Cabinet approved 3.5 trillion yen (USD 29 billion) in fresh stimulus on Saturday for the ailing economy, pledging to get growth back on track and restore the country's precarious public finances.

Dec 27, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Nissan CEO: Japan female bosses goal too ambitious

Women make up 2.9 percent of manager-level and higher positions at Japanese companies employing 5,000 or more people.

Jul 17, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

Japan PM aims early pact on easing curb on military

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signalled his hope on Tuesday for an early agreement with his ruling party`s dovish junior partner on easing constitutional curbs that have kept Japan`s military from fighting abroad since World War Two.

Jun 24, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

Japan PM urges businesses to mobilise women power for economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged the nation's business leaders on Tuesday to do more to boost the role of working women, a key plank of a new growth strategy he was set to unveil later in the day.

Jun 24, 2014, 13:24 PM IST

Japan PM may skip visit to war dead shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely skip visiting a shrine for war dead on a traditional remembrance day this month.

Aug 02, 2013, 14:03 PM IST