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  • Japan in focus

    Japan in focus

    Tokyo has also welcomed President Biden’s efforts to stop the downward spiral in its relations with South Korea. And it has been rewarded – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to be the first foreign leader to visit the Biden White House for a summit meet in the first week of April.

    March 31, 2021
  • NK flexes muscles

    NK flexes muscles

    The other compulsion arguably was to showcase the launch as the first since Joe Biden assumed power over two months ago.

    March 27, 2021
  • Ties reaffirmed

    Ties reaffirmed

    In recent years, India has expanded its spending on US weapons, bringing in billions of dollars in helicopters, howitzers, cargo planes and other equipment. India also takes part in Malabar, a naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea that also includes the United States, Japan and Australia.

    March 27, 2021
  • Massive earthquake rocks Japan, tsunami warning issued

    Massive earthquake rocks Japan, tsunami warning issued

    A month ago, a magnitude-7.3 quake also rocked the north-east, killing one person and injuring about 190 others.

    March 20, 2021
  • Quo Vadis, Quad?

    Quo Vadis, Quad?

    The bull case scenario would be to read the summit as marking a seminal shift in US policy which presupposes Washington prioritising working with India, Japan, and Australia rather than NATO on the world stage.

    March 17, 2021
  • Battling loneliness

    Battling loneliness

    From all denominators, if one examines in depth, Japan is suffering from an acute social problem to which it is struggling to seek an answer. As the traditional family structure is dying fast and people, both men and women, are seeking their own independent space, the fabric of the Japanese family structure has come under serious threat

    March 4, 2021
  • Economic dimension key to Quad success

    Economic dimension key to Quad success

    Known as the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, the Quad was created in 2004 in response to the Indian Ocean tsunami. Initially created for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, it has grown way beyond that over a period of time. It currently focuses on a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.

    February 23, 2021
  • Japan extends 30 bn yen loan to India for Covid-19 support

    Japan extends 30 bn yen loan to India for Covid-19 support

    Subsequent to the exchange of notes, agreement for this programme loan was signed between Mohapatra and JICA's Chief Representative Katsuo Matsumoto.

    January 9, 2021
  • Cabinet approves signing of MoC between India and Japan on partnership in ‘Specified Skilled Worker’

    Cabinet approves signing of MoC between India and Japan on partnership in ‘Specified Skilled Worker’

    The Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) would enhance people-to-people contacts, foster mobility of workers and skilled professionals from India to Japan.

    January 6, 2021
  • ‘Forum has done great work to promote ideas of Lord Buddha’: PM Modi at Indo-Japan SAMVAD Conference

    ‘Forum has done great work to promote ideas of Lord Buddha’: PM Modi at Indo-Japan SAMVAD Conference

    'Societies that are open-minded, democratic and transparent are better suited to innovate. Therefore, now is the time, more than ever before, to change the paradigm on what we see as growth,' PM said.

    December 21, 2020
  • Olympic collywobbles

    Olympic collywobbles

    Both Japan and the International Olympic Committee agree on this but the come what may note in the determination to kick the Summer Games off on 23 July 2021 could for a lot of people imply shoring up the commercial side of the show after this year's postponement, given that it is music to the ears of the travel, hospitality and some allied industries.

    November 2, 2020
  • Amid India-China stand-off, Quad members sending their warships for Malabar Exercise next month

    Amid India-China stand-off, Quad members sending their warships for Malabar Exercise next month

    New Delhi and Washington are also stepping up efforts to conclude the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) ahead of the Indo-US 2+2 ministerial meeting on October 26-27.

    October 20, 2020
  • India and Japan sign Memorandum of Cooperation in field of cybersecurity

    India and Japan sign Memorandum of Cooperation in field of cybersecurity

    India and Japan commit to an open, interoperable, free, fair, secure and reliable cyberspace environment and to promote the Internet as an engine of innova¬tion, economic growth, and trade and commerce that would be consistent with their respective domestic laws and international obligations, and with their wide-ranging strategic partnership.

    October 8, 2020
  • Jaishankar to visit Japan for Quad FMs meet on 6-7 Oct

    Jaishankar to visit Japan for Quad FMs meet on 6-7 Oct

    The ministers will also discuss regional issues and "collectively affirm the importance of maintaining a free, open and inclusive IndoPacific".

    September 30, 2020
  • Japan’s new boss ~II

    Japan’s new boss ~II

    Suga's rise in the political hierarchy to the top spot is comparable to that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Like Modi who rose in politics to be the prime minister of the country from being a tea seller, Suga rose to become the Prime Minister from being a strawberry farmer's son in Akita, northern Japan

    September 23, 2020
  • Japan’s new boss ~I

    Japan’s new boss ~I

    Suga is less charismatic than Abe but has deep insights in the governance process and knows how to deal with the bureaucracy and get results. He has led a regimented and disciplined life that has helped in his political journey

    September 22, 2020
  • PM Modi congratulates Yoshihide Suga on appointment as Prime Minister of Japan

    PM Modi congratulates Yoshihide Suga on appointment as Prime Minister of Japan

    Yoshihide Suga was elected as the prime minister by Japan’s Parliament on Wednesday.

    September 16, 2020