China and S Korea have reportedly discussed joining forces for the 70th anniversary next year of Japan’s defeat in WW II.
Abe was satisfied the N Korean committee has the mandate to carry out a serious investigation into the abductions.
India and Japan have an extant arrangement for swapping their local currencies against the US dollar.
The latest polls suggest at least half the population is against a more aggressive military stance.
The Japanese suffered their worst defeat at a World Cup since they lost by the same score against Brazil in 2006.
Japan is the last OECD nation to criminalise possession of child pornography, although it outlawed production and distribution in 1999.
Shinzo Abe sparked fury when he said he would boost his efforts towards restarting commercial whaling.
Modi will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on key bilateral and regional issues.
The tax demands include a massive $2-billion bill on Mitsubishi and an about $600-million bill on Honda.
Commerce ministry called a meet on June 5 to deliberate a proposal to stop NMDC from exporting 2.5 million tonne iron ore to Japan and South Korea.
The unarmed Global Hawk aircraft were deployed to Japan over the past week from their home base on the Pacific island of Guam.
The advancement of women will allow the whole of Japan to discover new values and become a more dynamic society: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe
The body of Rika Okada, had more than a dozen stab wounds, but no defensive injuries on her hands or arms.
From Japan to Singapore, China to Australia and Vietnam to Myanmar, Asian chancelleries are hoping relations with India will get a big boost under Modi’s leadership.
Japanese casino resort costing $5 billion, would offer a return on investment of below 20 percent.