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World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 20, 2014
Japan broke ground today on a coastal surveillance unit near a string of islands at the centre of a bitter territorial dispute with China, a report said.
World | Reuters | Saturday April 19, 2014
Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years on Saturday, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan.
World | Reuters | Friday April 18, 2014
Japan is sending 100 soldiers and radar to its westernmost outpost, a tropical island off Taiwan, in a deployment that risks angering China with ties between Asia's biggest economies already hurt by a dispute over nearby islands they both claim.
Wednesday April 16, 2014
Japan's most valuable listed company is shifting to a new phase of much slower but more stable growth, senior executives said, as the burst of gains from a weak yen and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus policies fades.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
A Japanese cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, in a move that sparked rebukes from South Korea and China, both of whom view it as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
An unusual "Tweet-up" -- a meeting of people who know each other on Twitter -- involving an ambassador, an astronaut and a prime minister has taken place on a video-link between Japan and the International Space Station.
Wednesday April 9, 2014
Financial stability has broadly improved in advanced countries and has deteriorated in emerging economies in the past six months, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Monday March 10, 2014
As Japan and the United States start talks on how to respond to armed incidents that fall short of a full-scale attack on Japan, officials in Tokyo worry that their ally is reluctant to send China a strong message of deterrence.
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.