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.
An Australian court today put off its verdict for the second time after the jury failed to decide the fate of Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel, accused of causing grievous bodily harm to one of his patients.
China on Thursday objected to Japanese
Prime Minister Naoto Kan`s remarks that US military presence
in his country is an important deterrent to China, saying the
Washington-Tokyo alliance should not target a third country.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi Monday met Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama in
Mumbai and discussed various issues including the Delhi-Mumbai
Industrial Corridor project, a large area of which passes
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio
Hatoyama on Monday pitched for intensifying bilateral trade with
India, particularly in infrastructure and technology, during
his meetings with the doyens of Indian business and industry.
As his approval rating dipped further
following a major political funding scandal, Japanese PM on Sunday said he has paid gift tax of around 600 mn yen (USD 6.60 mn) for 1.26 billion yen
he received from his mother.
Japanese PM Yukio Hatoyama will undertake his first visit to India for talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on counter-terrorism measures, a free trade agreement and climate issues, officials said here on Wednesday.