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Japan: PM Shinzo Abe wins party vote, on track for extended term

May 04, 2020 1:08 pm

Shinzo Abe, who surged back to power in 2012 promising to reboot the economy and strengthen defence, defeated former defence minister Shigeru Ishiba in the election for Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) chief, winning 553 votes to Ishiba's 254.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to make first visit to Pearl Harbor

December 05, 2016 7:31 pm

"I will visit Pearl Harbor" with Obama, he told reporters in comments broadcast live on television.

TPP would be 'meaningless' without US: Japan PM Shinzo Abe

November 22, 2016 6:48 am

US President-elect Donald Trump called Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal "a disaster for jobs'' in the United States.

Japan's Shinzo Abe heads for New York for first talks with Donald Trump

November 17, 2016 3:43 pm

"I'm honoured to meet with President-elect Trump ahead of other world leaders," Abe said.

PM Modi to begin 3-day visit to Japan tomorrow, nuclear deal expected

November 09, 2016 8:01 pm

Negotiations for the nuclear deal between the two countries have been going on for a number of years but the progress on these was halted because of political resistance in Japan.

Japan's Shinzo Abe to take G7 leaders to shrine as economy tops summit agenda

May 26, 2016 8:30 am

Abe was to take US President Barack Obama and other G7 partners to the expansive grounds of Ise Grand Shrine in central Japan, dedicated to sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami, mythical ancestress of the emperor.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to meet Obama, Cameron ahead of G7 summit

May 25, 2016 7:26 am

Obama is also set to make an historic visit to Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, on Friday, after attending the G7 summit, hosted by Abe.

Japan marks fifth anniversary of devastating tsunami that killed 18,000

March 11, 2016 9:42 am

Masaki Kamei, a doctor from Tokyo who has been visiting disaster-hit areas every year, senses life is coming back.

Warning For Beijing

December 17, 2015 12:13 am

India-Japan rail diplomacy is a setback for China’s One Belt, One Road initiative.

Japan to ease requirements for multiple-entry visas to Indians

December 14, 2015 4:26 pm

Under the new visa system, the maximum period of stay will be extended to 30 days from the current 15, with visas valid for five years, up from three years.


Japan PM in Varanasi: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi witness Ganga aarti at ghat

December 12, 2015 8:03 pm

Shinzo Abe arrived in Delhi on Friday on a three-day visit, top officials, both from central and state government, remained busy in Varanasi giving final touches to the arrangements at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Modi-Abe talks: Japan to help India build its first bullet train network

December 12, 2015 2:04 pm

India and Japan today signed major pacts including an MoU on civil nuclear energy and pledging to build a bullet train network between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe were addressing the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum in New Delhi.

Varanasi gets a facelift to host Modi and Shinzo Abe

December 11, 2015 6:46 pm

Preparations are in full swing as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi for the Ganga Arty at Rajendra Prasad Ghat in Varanasi.