PM Narendra Modi greets Japanese counterpart on his birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his birthday and said that both of them are committed to taking India-Japan ties to the next level.

Japan PM Abe seeks summit with South Korea's Park amid frosty ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked South Korean President Park Geun-hye for a summit meeting in a letter handed over on Friday, seeking a breakthrough in the two countries` frosty ties over Japan`s wartime past, including running military brothels.

Ex-Japan PM to visit South Korea in hope of easing troubled ties

A former Japanese premier will bring a letter from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he meets South Korean President Park Geun-hye during a visit to Seoul from Friday, a government spokesman, as Tokyo seeks a thaw in frosty ties.

Japan minister denies ties to hate speech group: Govt

A Japanese cabinet minister did not know that people with whom she was photographed years ago belonged to a right-wing group now known for "hate speech" demos, a government spokesman said on Thursday, the third recent case of politically embarrassing snapshots of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s new leadership line-up.

N Korea ready to give Japan report on abductees

North Korea is ready to provide Japan with initial findings from a special investigating team that looked into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang`s agents decades ago, Kyodo news agency quoted a North Korean diplomat as saying.

Japan Inc cautious on India despite premiers` love-in

 Even as the friendship between Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi blossomed during the new Indian leader`s first foreign trip, Japan Inc refused to get misty-eyed, wary of the pitfalls of doing business on the sub-continent.

Japan PM condoles J&K flood death and devastation

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday sent his condolences to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the loss of life and property due to floods in Jammu and Kashmir and offered assistance to the affected ones.

Japanese PM ends Sri Lanka trip with visit to temple

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered flowers and worshipped Monday at a historic Buddhist temple outside Colombo as he wrapped up his two-nation South Asian tour that also took him to Bangladesh.

Japan PM Abe stresses need for dialogue in Lanka

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday underlined the need for dialogue among Sri Lanka's political stakeholders to achieve national reconciliation with the Tamil minority.

Visiting Japan PM hopeful on Sri Lanka war crimes probe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he hoped Sri Lanka`s war crimes probe would silence its critics ahead of his arrival Sunday on the island to push for stronger trade ties.

Japan's Abe steals a march on China with South Asia tour

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe flew to Bangladesh on Saturday for a two-stop tour of South Asia as the globe-trotting leader asserts Tokyo`s interest in a region where it has ceded influence to China.

Japanese PM begins South Asia trip

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Saturday in a move to boost Japan`s trade and investment in the counties.

Shinzo Abe is wooing India to contain China: Daily

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is wooing India to contain China by establishing a close security partnership with the country to garner support for Japan's territorial disputes with Beijing, a commentary in a state-run daily here said on Friday.

Japan wooing India to contain China: Chinese daily

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is wooing India to contain China on its eastern and western fronts, a prominent Chinese commentator stated Friday following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s five-day visit to Japan that concluded Wednesday.

Japan's first lady says husband helps with chores

Japan's first lady says she has such a busy schedule that sometimes it's up to the prime minister to do the dishes or take out the garbage.

Japanese Air Force One`s flight path published online

Japan`s security-conscious government admitted Thursday that details about the flight path and exact location of the prime minister`s plane had been posted on the Internet for anyone to see.

Japan's First Lady speaks out on sales tax, nuclear power

Japanese First Lady Akie Abe - often called the "domestic opposition" for her penchant to speak out - said on Thursday the country should consider cutting wasteful spending and boosting the economy before going ahead with a rise in the sales tax to 10 percent, as her husband wrestles with just that decision.

Glad to know my visit generated optimism in India about ties with Japan: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived back in India after his trip to Japan on Wednesday, said that he was happy to know that his visit had generated a lot of 'positivity and optimism' about ties between the two countries.

PM Narendra Modi arrives home after successful Japan visit
PM Narendra Modi arrives home after successful Japan visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived home after concluding his successful visit in Japan during which the East Asian country promised to give USD 35 billion to India over the next five years for developmental projects.

Congress terms PM Modi's Japan visit unsuccessful

Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit as unsuccessful, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said it was a visit with a lot of sound and fury, and no substance.