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Shinzo Abe


As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency

April 03, 2020 4:52 pm

Amid growing clamour for tighter curbs on people's movements to stem a rising tide of infections, the government has so far been reluctant to pull the trigger, warning of the heavy damage that could ensue in the world's third-biggest economy, already close to recession.

Japan's population crisis is pushing more women into poverty

January 13, 2020 11:16 am

Japanese women—whether single or married, full-time or part-time—face a difficult financial future. A confluence of factors that include an aging population, falling birth rates and anachronistic gender dynamics are conspiring to damage their prospects for a comfortable retirement.

Assam was setting stage for Abe visit, dates deferred

December 14, 2019 8:35 am

Abe, who was scheduled to arrive on Sunday for a three-day visit (December 15-17), was expected to travel to Guwahati for the meeting. But with the ongoing protests in the region, the situation was considered “not conducive” for a “high-profile visit”.

CAB protests put question mark on Abe’s plans for Guwahati

December 12, 2019 7:19 am

Another venue which was being considered was Odisha, but that is unlikely to happen since it is too short a notice. Sources said the visit would have to be postponed if the meeting was to be held in Odisha.

India-Japan summit to take place from December 15-17: MEA

December 06, 2019 8:12 pm

Last year, Japan hosted the summit in picturesque Yamanashi prefecture during which both sides had resolved to significantly expand bilateral cooperation in a range of areas.

At 2+2 talks, India, Japan tell Pak to take 'resolute action' against terror networks

November 30, 2019 7:59 pm

The Prime Minister underlined the importance of all-round development of India-Japan ties for the benefit of the people belonging to both the countries as well as the region and the world, PTI reported MEA as saying.

Shinzo Abe may visit India in December for bilateral meet with PM Modi

November 21, 2019 2:08 am

As for the venue of the bilateral talks, the Indian side is scouting for locations and is considering Odisha and Assam as possible places for the meeting.

Shinzo Abe as Japan’s longest-serving PM; here’s why his tenure is unique

November 15, 2019 4:02 pm

Along with being at the forefront of domestic political controversy surrounding reports of cronyism last year that threatened his prime ministership, Abe has also had to deal with worsening relations with neighbour South Korea. However, Abe has managed to survive it all.

US official says Moon-Abe meeting was an 'encouraging sign'

November 06, 2019 12:16 pm

Monday's meeting between Moon and Abe was their first since they held a summit on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in September 2018.

Shinzo Abe to visit India in December, 2+2 meet later this month

November 05, 2019 4:00 am

This was discussed between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abe on Monday on the margins of India-ASEAN and East Asia Summits. The two leaders have met each other thrice in the last about four months.


Shinzo Abe in Gujarat: Bear-hug with Modi at airport, then 8-km roadshow and visit to Sabarmati Ashram

September 14, 2017 4:59 pm

PM Abe, accompanied by First Lady Akie Abe is in India to attend the 12th Indian-Japanese annual summit in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Japan PM in Varanasi: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi witness Ganga aarti at ghat

December 12, 2015 10:29 pm

Shinzo Abe arrived in Delhi on Friday on a three-day visit, top officials, both from central and state government, remained busy in Varanasi giving final touches to the arrangements at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Modi-Abe talks: Japan to help India build its first bullet train network

December 12, 2015 2:16 pm

India and Japan today signed major pacts including an MoU on civil nuclear energy and pledging to build a bullet train network between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe were addressing the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum in New Delhi.

Varanasi gets a facelift to host Modi and Shinzo Abe

December 11, 2015 9:42 pm

Preparations are in full swing as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi for the Ganga Arty at Rajendra Prasad Ghat in Varanasi.

2014: The year of PM Narendra Modi

December 31, 2014 8:44 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.

Narendra Modi addresses university students in Tokyo

September 02, 2014 11:48 am

Narendra Modi delivered a lecture at the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, on Tuesday (September 2).

Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

August 06, 2014 1:25 pm

Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Wednesday, as Mayor Kazumi Matsui called on U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to visit the city to see the scars of the atomic bombing first hand.