Shinzo Abe

India-Japan-US trilateral talks in New Delhi ahead of Trump-Abe summit

India-Japan-US trilateral talks in New Delhi ahead of Trump-Abe summit

The crucial dialogue between the three leading democratic powers of the Indo-Pacific region on Wednesday comes a fortnight ahead of the Trump-Abe summit at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's Florida resort.

Apr 03, 2018, 07:32 AM IST
80% designing of bullet train bridges, tunnels done: Official

80% designing of bullet train bridges, tunnels done: Official

The high-speed train would cover the distance of over 500 km between Ahmedabad and Mumbai in less than 3 hrs, from the present 7 hrs.

Mar 26, 2018, 19:47 PM IST
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
Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea

Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea

President Donald Trump spoke with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the upcoming Winter Olympics and the current situation in the Korean peninsula, the White House said today.

Feb 03, 2018, 06:28 AM 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 record FY2018 budget puts fiscal discipline in doubt

Japan's record FY2018 budget puts fiscal discipline in doubt

Japanese government will spend 23.3 trillion yen for debt-servicing - roughly a quarter of the overall budget.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
IOC 'confident' Tokyo 2020 Olympics venues will be ready on time

IOC 'confident' Tokyo 2020 Olympics venues will be ready on time

The new national stadium is set to be completed by November 2019 after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tore up the original blueprints over its eye-watering $2 billion price tag.

Dec 11, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Relief for Tokyo as first new 2020 Olympics venue opens

Relief for Tokyo as first new 2020 Olympics venue opens

 Tokyo opened its first new permanent venue for the 2020 Olympics Saturday in a welcome public relations boost for the organisers after a series of setbacks.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Japan's Abe vows to bolster defense amid North Korea threat

He promised concrete action to respond to what he called "escalating provocations" by North Korea.

Nov 17, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Shinzo Abe hails 'fresh start' to Japan-China ties after Xi meeting

Ties between China and Japan, the world`s second- and third-largest economies, have been plagued by a long-running territorial dispute over a cluster of East China Sea islets.

Nov 11, 2017, 20:10 PM 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
Narendra Modi congratulates Shinzo Abe on re-election in Japan

Narendra Modi congratulates Shinzo Abe on re-election in Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his re-election and said he looked forward to further strengthening the relations between the two countries.

Oct 23, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe targets North Korea after storming to `super-majority` vote win

Japan PM Shinzo Abe targets North Korea after storming to `super-majority` vote win

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stormed to a landslide "super-majority" in snap Japanese elections, near complete projections showed on Monday, with the hardline nationalist immediately pledging to "deal firmly" with North Korea.

Oct 23, 2017, 07:25 AM IST

Tokyo stocks open higher after Abe`s big election win

The key Nikkei 225, which on Friday posted a 14th straight day of gains to match a record set in 1961, added 1.15 percent, or 246.51 points, to 21,704.15 in early trade.

Oct 23, 2017, 06:48 AM IST
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
Voting underway in Japan; Shinzo Abe looks set to return as PM again

Voting underway in Japan; Shinzo Abe looks set to return as PM again

PM Shinzo Abe is expected to achieve a solid victory in the face of a divided opposition.

Oct 22, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Shinzo Abe eyes fresh term as Japan votes under North Korea threats

Millions of Japanese braved typhoon conditions Sunday for a snap election likely to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to revive the world's third-largest economy and press his hardline stance on North Korea.

Oct 22, 2017, 07:40 AM IST
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: Poll

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: Poll

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan's upcoming election, the latest survey suggested today, as a new party founded by Tokyo's popular governor loses momentum.

Oct 16, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Japan PM says fully behind US for pressuring North Korea

Japan PM says fully behind US for pressuring North Korea

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday that his government fully supports the US stance on pressuring North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, with all options on the table.

Oct 08, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Japan Parliament dissolved, snap election expected

Japan Parliament dissolved, snap election expected

Japan's lower house was dissolved on Thursday ahead of an expected snap October 22 election being called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as he seeks to confirm his mandate in the face of a rising challenge from a popular new conservative party.

Sep 28, 2017, 10:23 AM IST