Tag: Japan

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  • Bangladesh to get its first underground Metro by 2026

    Bangladesh to get its first underground Metro by 2026

    Construction work likely to begin in July; the country is currently constructing a 20.1-km elevated Metro rail corridor that will be ready by 2020

    February 3, 2019
  • Carlos Ghosn vows to stay in Japan if granted bail

    Carlos Ghosn vows to stay in Japan if granted bail

    A spokeswoman for Ghosn, Devon Spurgeon, said his family had already rented an apartment in Tokyo where he promised to reside while awaiting trial.

    January 21, 2019
  • Business with Japan

    Business with Japan

    Indians must understand the Japanese psyche, the traits and sensitivities, the deep emotions, intense patriotism, penchant for details, punctuality and discipline, and an almost robotic workforce. India is a deeply stratified hierarchical society, in contrast to Japan's egalitarian ethos

    January 5, 2019
  • Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Even so, Japan – a fellow island country which formed an alliance with Britain in the early years of the last century – is nervously watching the eventual course of the roller-coaster Brexit ride, and not just for its short-term economic interests.

    December 26, 2018
  • India, Japan identifying joint projects in Africa under their growth corridor project

    India, Japan identifying joint projects in Africa under their growth corridor project

    Based on the success of the AAGC initiative in Africa, the two countries would undertake joint projects in Asia, the source added. Japan was also investing in connectivity and infrastructure project in India's North-Eastern region.

    December 24, 2018
  • Rabindranath Tagore: Echoes of erudite thoughts

    Rabindranath Tagore: Echoes of erudite thoughts

    Polymath Rabindranath Tagore's wisdom teaches us about how we need to consider the larger picture for India's progress.

    December 14, 2018
  • Aokigahara Forest: End of the road

    Aokigahara Forest: End of the road

    What is it about Japan's Aokigahara Forest that attracts tourists? It is both pretty and eerie with hundreds of caves, a number of which have yet to be explored.

    November 25, 2018
  • Inability to control negative emotions leading to violence: Dalai Lama

    Inability to control negative emotions leading to violence: Dalai Lama

    He noted that once people develop compassion, more meaningful dialogue can take place which will ultimately lead to a less violent world.

    November 18, 2018
  • India, US, Japan, Australia hold ‘Quad’ meet; agree to promote free, open Indo-Pacific

    India, US, Japan, Australia hold ‘Quad’ meet; agree to promote free, open Indo-Pacific

    The meeting is considered significant since the ‘Quad’ is seen as a grouping that is concerned over the growing influence of China, especially with its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

    November 15, 2018
  • Currency, commodity and commerce

    Currency, commodity and commerce

    Here are a few queries of a layman after feeling the heat of ground-level “market economics”. The same market which is euphemistically referred to by (expert) economists thus: “let market determine such and such”. Can the real, practising economists kindly clarify a few concerns? The first relate to Vice-Chairman Niti Aayog’s recent views as reported …

    November 12, 2018
  • US Vice President Mike Pence to visit Japan, discuss N Korea with Abe

    US Vice President Mike Pence to visit Japan, discuss N Korea with Abe

    Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga confirmed Pence's visit to Tokyo and his meeting with Abe next Tuesday before the US leader leaves for Singapore on the same day.

    November 8, 2018
  • Mr Abe’s new team~II

    Mr Abe’s new team~II

    The Abe administration also has tough tasks at hand negotiating trade issues with the Trump administration which is vigorously pursuing measures to reduce the trade deficit that the US faces with many trading partners.

    November 2, 2018
  • India, Japan to enter into $75-bn currency swap agreement

    India, Japan to enter into $75-bn currency swap agreement

    Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg added the $75-billion agreement was one of the largest swap arrangements in the world. 

    October 29, 2018
  • India, Japan agree to hold 2+2 dialogue

    India, Japan agree to hold 2+2 dialogue

    The 2+2 Dialogue will be an addition to the existing mechanisms like the Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue, Defence Policy Dialogue, the National Security Advisers’ Dialogue, and Staff-level Dialogue.

    October 29, 2018
  • PM Modi woos Japanese industry leaders to invest more in India

    PM Modi woos Japanese industry leaders to invest more in India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Indian and Japanese business leaders in Tokyo on Monday – the second day of his two-day visit to the country for the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit.  

    October 29, 2018
  • Mr Abe in China

    Mr Abe in China

    It has been a critical forward movement in the geopolitics of Asia, almost at the threshold of the Japanese Prime Minister’s renewed stint at the crease. His rare visit to China signifies a distinct improvement in bilateral ties, despite the rather frosty handshake between Shinzo Abe and Xi Jinping. The signing of business deals worth …

    October 29, 2018
  • Japanese journalist freed in Syria returning home after 40 months

    Japanese journalist freed in Syria returning home after 40 months

    On Wednesday, the Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono confirmed that a man released by Syrian militants was indeed journalist Yasuda.

    October 25, 2018