DNA: Analysis of PM Narendra Modi's Japan plan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to embark on a five-day visit to Japan, a country that in his words offers “immense scope for cooperation”.

Narendra Modi's visit to Japan: Why it's a special trip
Narendra Modi's visit to Japan: Why it's a special trip

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to embark on a five-day visit to Japan, a country that in his words offers “immense scope for cooperation”.

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”.

Ahead of visit, PM Modi tweets 'konnichiwa' in Japanese

A social media aficionado, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his Twitter posts to another level on Thursday, reaching out directly to the 127 million people of Japan, a country he is set to visit Aug 30 to Sep 3, in their own language.

Modi, Abe take to twitter to reach out to each other
Modi, Abe take to twitter to reach out to each other

Setting the tone for their meeting two days later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe Thursday took to Twitter to reach out to each other and the respective countries.

Eagerly waiting for your arrival: Shinzo Abe to Narendra Modi

"India has a special place in my heart". This is what Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday while looking forward to the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his country.

South Korea blasts Abe message to war criminals service

South Korea slammed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday for sending a message of support earlier this year to a memorial service dedicated to World War II war criminals.

PM Narendra Modi tweets in Japanese

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday put out a series of tweets in Japanese and said that as his friends from Japan had asked him to talk to the people of Japan directly, he did so.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe sends support message to war criminals service

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a message to a memorial service dedicated to World War II war criminals, organisers said Wednesday, in a move that could prompt anger from Asian neighbours.

At least 18 dead in Japan landslide: Report

At least 18 people were killed and another 13 were still missing after a huge landslide engulfed homes in western Japan, reports said Wednesday.

China `firmly opposes` Japan Yasukuni tributes: Govt

China is "firmly opposed" to the Japanese government`s "wrongful attitude towards historical issues", the foreign ministry said on Friday after two cabinet ministers visited a controversial war shrine and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an "offering".

South Korea slams Japan war shrine visits

South Korea denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for offering donations to a controversial war shrine that Seoul sees as a symbol of Tokyo`s militarist past.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Japan Aug 31-Sep 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan Aug 31-Sep 3, authorities said on Friday.

Japanese Cabinet ministers visit controversial war shrine

Two Japanese Cabinet ministers visited a controversial war shrine in a move likely to aggravate already tense relations with neighbours China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Tokyo`s militarist past.

US welcomes Japan`s new policy on collective self-defence

US Vice President Joe Biden called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and welcomed his government`s new policy on collective self-defense, saying that it will enhance bilateral ties and enable Japan to make greater contributions to global peace and security.

Japan`s Abe tours ancient city with Mexican leader

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wrapped up a two-day visit to Mexico Saturday, taking a break from sealing energy deals to tour pyramids with President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Japan PM leaves for Latin America, Caribbean

Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left on a five-nation tour of Latin America and the Caribbean that will reportedly see a major Japanese bank extend a USD 500 million oil exploration loan to Brazil.

Japan`s Abe should avoid Yasukuni shrine: ICG

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should stay away from a controversial Tokyo war shrine, an international think tank said Thursday, as it offered ideas on defusing mounting Sino-Japanese tensions.

Chinese tabloid blasts Australia over Abe visit

Australia, once "roamed by rascals and outlaws from Europe", is in no position to criticise China, a newspaper with close ties to the ruling Communist Party said after an Australian visit by Japan`s prime minister.

Japan PM Abe calls for talks with China`s Xi at APEC

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Monday called for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a regional meeting in Beijing in November, the latest call from Tokyo for a face-to-face meeting amid testy diplomatic relations.