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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election today, winning a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy.

Oct 22, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe denies he or wife made donations to principal of scandal-hit school

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe repeated denials on Friday that he or his wife had made donations to the head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a political scandal that is chipping away at Abe`s support.

Mar 24, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Japan PM Shinzō Abe's wife cuts ties with school at centre of political scandal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s wife has cut ties with an elementary school whose operator is under fire for buying state-owned land at a rock-bottom price in a furore rapidly developing into a political headache for Abe.

Feb 24, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Japanese prime minister lays wreaths at Hawaii cemeteries

Japanese Prime Minister Shizo Abe laid wreaths at various cemeteries and memorials ahead of a visit today to the site of the 1941 bombing that plunged the United States into World War II.

Dec 27, 2016, 08:02 AM IST
Shinzo Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor

Shinzo Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor

Japanese PM will visit Pearl Harbor this month with US President Barack Obama.

Dec 05, 2016, 20:54 PM IST
ASEAN summit: PM Modi, Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe review progress in civil nuclear cooperation

ASEAN summit: PM Modi, Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe review progress in civil nuclear cooperation

In first bilateral meeting, PM Modi met  here on the sidelines of the 14th India-Asean Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit. 

Sep 07, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

Japan to set up $12 billion financial facility for ''Make in India'' initiative

Japan will set up a new financial facility worth 1.5 trillion yen ($12 billion) under the "Make in India" initiative to promote direct investment of Japanese companies and trade from Japan to India, it was announced on Saturday.

 

Dec 12, 2015, 23:38 PM IST
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe arrives in Varanasi to a red carpet welcome

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe arrives in Varanasi to a red carpet welcome

Accompanied by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft, Abe was received by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in Varanasi.

Dec 12, 2015, 17:28 PM IST
Higher education tie-up on agenda during Japanese PM’s visit to India

Higher education tie-up on agenda during Japanese PM’s visit to India

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe will arrive in India on December 11 on a three-day visit to hold annual summit talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Dec 10, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Japanese PM Abe's India visit from Dec 11; talks, Varanasi visit on agenda

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will arrive on Friday on a three-day visit to hold annual summit talks with Narendra Modi.

Dec 07, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

China, Japan, South Korea hold first FM talks for three years

The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan gathered in Seoul Saturday for their first meeting in nearly three years, aimed at calming regional tensions rooted in territorial and other diplomatic disputes.

Mar 21, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

I will never forgive IS, says Japanese PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Sunday vowed to "never forgive" the Islamic State (IS) terror group after a video purporting to show the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto was uploaded online.

Feb 01, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

Japanese PM Abe hosts dinner for Modi in Brisbane

In a reflection of the exceptionally warm and friendly equations they share, Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe hosted a dinner on Friday night for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 14, 2014, 17:27 PM IST

Together we can do lot for peace, prosperity in world: Japanese PM to Narendra Modi

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan this weekend, his counterpart Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that together they could do “a lot for peace and prosperity in the world”.

Aug 28, 2014, 22:12 PM IST

Abe unveils economic revival plans for Japan

Abe promised to slash Japan`s corporate tax rate -- one of the world`s highest at up to 36 percent -- and tackle sectors long sheltered by the state.

Jun 24, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

Narendra Modi writes to Japanese PM on postponement of visit

PM Narendra Modi has written to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe about the postponement of his proposed visit there next month in view of the Budget session of the Parliament.

Jun 19, 2014, 22:24 PM IST

BoJ chief sticks his neck out, pressures Japanese PM Abe for action

The stakes are high. Abe`s "growth strategy" is expected to be unveiled around June 27.

Jun 16, 2014, 09:40 AM IST

China downplays Japanese PM`s visit to India

China on Monday downplayed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s visit to India as a bilateral issue, even as the state-media termed the trip as a failure for not succeeding in pinning down Beijing.

Jan 27, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

One year later, Japanese PM has big `to do` list

A year after a landslide national election, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is riding high as his plan to rescue the economy earns praise at home and abroad, but chinks in his armour are beginning to show. 

Dec 24, 2013, 14:21 PM IST

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei has strongly refuted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s recent remarks on China`s East China Sea Air Defence Identification Zone.

Dec 15, 2013, 12:24 PM IST