How Abe enabled the India-Japan nuclear deal

Prime Ministers Modi and Abe enjoyed a close and empathetic relationship and this certainly gave a sustained momentum to the India-Japan strategic partnership.It is necessary for India to reach out and engage with his successor as early as possible, advises former foreign secretary Shyam Saran. Abe Shinzo has resigned after an unprecedented eight years in […]


Yoshihide Suga set to become Japan PM

The son of a farmer, who is considered a neutral LDP figure, vows to continue Shinzo Abe’s policies Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is set to become the country’s next Prime Minister after the ruling party on Monday elected him successor to outgoing leader Shinzo Abe. Mr. Suga easily won the vote, taking 377 […]


IOC, IPC thank

He also thanked Abe for his leadership in bringing the Olympic Games back to Japan after the Tokyo 1964 Games. His engagement was crucial, IOC President Thomas Bach said. Olympic officials thanked outgoing Japanese premier Shinzo Abe on Friday for his commitment to bringing the Games to Tokyo and said they would work closely with his […]


Karnataka CM Yediyurappa pitches for Japanese investment

Showcasing Karnataka as the most investor friendly destination for Japanese industry, chief minister BS Yediyurappa requested them to step up their investments in the state and promised all required assistance. “We have shared values as we both have belief in democracy, individual freedom and the rule of law. India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement is a […]


Japan economy falls 27.8% due to Covid-19

Japan’s economy shrank at annual rate of 27.8% in April-June, the worst contraction on record, as the coronavirus pandemic slammed consumption and trade, according to government data released on Monday. The cabinet office said Japan’s preliminary seasonally adjusted real GDP fell 7.8% quarter on quarter. The annual rate shows what the number would have been […]


Japan seeks extradition of Americans accused in Ghosn escape

“We express our deepest gratitude for the cooperation the US authorities have shown to our request,” the Tokyo District Prosecutors Office said in a statement. Tokyo prosecutors said Friday that a request for extradition of two Americans arrested in the US for allegedly helping Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan, flee Japan while he […]