Shinzo Abe

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
Blooming lovely! Japan zoo names baby panda after flowers

Blooming lovely! Japan zoo names baby panda after flowers

Shin Shin gave birth at Tokyo's Ueno zoo on June 12, when Xiang Xiang weighed a fragile 100 grams and was tiny enough to fit into a human palm.

Sep 25, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Japan's Shinzo Abe poised to call snap election

Japan's Shinzo Abe poised to call snap election

Voters in the world`s third-largest economy could go to the polls as soon as October 22, more than a year earlier than expected, as Abe seeks to take advantage of a political opposition in disarray.

Sep 25, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea: Moon Jae-In to UN

South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea: Moon Jae-In to UN

Moon, a longtime dove who was elected in May, warned North Korea to end its string of nuclear and missile tests but also promised help if the communist neighbor changed course.

Sep 21, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Six years after crash, China increases max speed of bullet train again

Six years after crash, China increases max speed of bullet train again

The bullet train between Beijing and Shanghai is considered one of the fastest commercially-operated trains. Safety has been a concern though since a crash in 2011.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday rallied behind the US warning that "all options" are available to deal with North Korea and declared the time for dialogue over.

Sep 21, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe says to decide timing of election on return from UN trip

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says to decide timing of election on return from UN trip

Abe`s coalition would be likely to lose its two-thirds "super majority" in the lower house but keep a simple majority, political sources say.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:44 PM 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
Strengthening global ties, PM Narendra Modi grows even stronger at home

Strengthening global ties, PM Narendra Modi grows even stronger at home

Narendra Modi knew that he would be the Prime Minister of the country one day, said Jagdish Chandra, CEO Zee Regionals and Zee Hindustan in an exclusive analysis on 40 months of Modi Government.

Sep 17, 2017, 16:30 PM IST