The US put restrictions on the sailors on Monday to make up for the increasing criminal activities allegedly involving US military contractors.
The Nikkei lost 0.5 percent in mid-morning trade.
Japan blames China for unnecessarily escalating tensions between the two regions
Relations between Japan and China deteriorated in 2012 when Tokyo “nationalised” some of the islands.
Latest data shows that private consumption in Japan rose 0.6 per cent in January-March; a rise from an earlier estimate of 0.5 per cent.
The illegal withdrawals were made using fake cards of a South African bank in just a few hours on May 15 at more than 1,000 ATMs in 17 states.
The Naval drill, dubbed Malabar, is an annual event between the US and India, and Japan is joining it this year for the first time since 2007, Japan’s Ministry of Defense said in a statement.
US sailors stationed throughout the country are banned from drinking, both on and off base, for an undetermined period and will also be subject to other restrictions, US Naval Forces Japan said in a statement.
The accident occurred on the Island of Okinawa, home to more than half of about 50,000 American troops based in Japan
The government, Jaitley said, is looking at the direct tax reform to bring down the tax rate as also the indirect tax reform through the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime to create single sales tax for the country.
Japanese reacted with outrage on social media after news emerged of what happened last Saturday, with the actions of the parents roundly condemned as “abuse” and them being described as “stupid” for what they had done.
The boy Yamato Tanooka, was punished by his parents when they asked him to step outside of their car in middle of a forest in Japan. This had set off a nationwide debate about parental disciplining in Japan.
Jaitley is confident that the reform process that has been started by the government has helped to restore the credibility of the economy, and both domestic and international investors are much more confident about investing in India.
China CSI, Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng stock indices slipped as European shares hit one-month highs on Monday.
As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is on a six-day tour to Japan, he focuses on structural and market oriented reforms, development in rural areas and social securities and stepping up of infrastructure spending.