IT cos see huge potential in Japan
Aug 24, 2007
World | Agence France Presse | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Japan's ruling party wants to loosen self-imposed rules banning arms exports in a bid to boost the country's defence influence, a report said Wednesday, a move that would mark a major shift from its pacifism and could irritate China.
Opinion | Ashok Malik | Tuesday February 25, 2014
How does Modi see China? Lazy analysis is best avoided. Till a few months ago, there was the claim that Modi would reach out to China to snub America, which infamously revoked his visa in 2005 and declared him persona non grata.
Thursday February 20, 2014
The data followed on the heels of a survey showing manufacturers' sentiment worsened in January, underscoring the stiff challenges for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's strategy to spark sustainable growth over the long run.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 17, 2014
A severe snowstorm sweeping across Japan has killed 19 people and left more than 1,600 injured, media and officials said on Monday, as the extreme weather sparked widespread transport chaos.
Monday February 17, 2014
Japan's economy put in its best performance in three years during 2013, expanding by 1.6 per cent as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth blitz rippled through the world's number-three economy.
World | Reuters | Saturday February 8, 2014
The United States on Friday stressed its commitment to the defence of Japan and stability in the Asia-Pacific region against a backdrop of increasingly assertive territorial claims by China.
World | Reuters | Sunday February 2, 2014
China does not feel threatened by countries in Southeast Asia and is optimistic about the situation in the disputed South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said
India | Reuters | Tuesday January 28, 2014
India is set to become the first country since World War Two to buy a military aircraft from Japan, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe end a ban on weapons exports that has kept his country's defence contractors out of foreign markets.
World | Reuters | Tuesday January 28, 2014
Japan said on Tuesday it was revising teaching manuals to make clear that two sets of remote islands at the centre of disputes with China and South Korea are integral parts of its territory, prompting protests from an angry Seoul.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 27, 2014
Chinese ships sailed through disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands on Monday, days after Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe caused an international stir by comparing Sino-Japanese relations with the run-up to World War One.
Associated Press | Monday January 27, 2014
India and Japan have signed agreements on cooperation in the energy and telecom sectors during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to New Delhi.
India | Anchal Vohra | Sunday January 26, 2014
Shinzo Abe became the first Japanese Prime Minister to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations and marvel at India's military might showcased at the event.
India | Agencies | Sunday January 26, 2014
India is celebrating its 65th Republic Day today with a multi-layered security blanket thrown around the capital. More than 20,000 armed personnel have been deployed to keep a tight vigil across the city.
India | Reuters | Sunday January 26, 2014
India and Japan's talks on nuclear cooperation have gained momentum over the past few months and the two hope for an agreement on civilian nuclear energy soon, leaders of the countries said after meeting on Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 25, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today announced a loan of USD 2 billion for third phase expansion of Delhi Metro that would add another 103 km to the network.
Saturday January 25, 2014
Fears of economic instability due to the slowing of massive monetary stimulus policies are unwarranted, top central bankers said at the World Economic Forum annual meet here, amid accusations that the easy money has won only a timid recovery.
Friday January 24, 2014
Japan's Chubu Electric Power Co said on Friday it will sign a preliminary deal with India's GAIL as soon as possible to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) together, the latest move by Asian buyers looking to cut prices for the fuel.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 23, 2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe compared current tensions between Japan and China to rivalry between Britain and Germany on the eve of World War One
Tuesday January 21, 2014
Protagonists will include U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and central bankers Mark Carney, Mario Draghi and Haruhiko Kuroda. A "senior leader" from China is also ...
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 8, 2014
China lambasted Japan on Tuesday for comparing it to Lord Voldemort, the villain in the Harry Potter stories, after both countries used the character to describe each other in a tit-for-tat diplomatic spat.