Abe has made reform of the social security system a top priority to cope with Japan's fast-ageing, shrinking population.
19 Jun 2019 5:03 PM
A Norwegian and a Japanese cargo ship saw explosions in the Gulf of Oman.
17 Jun 2019 1:10 AM
The incident has simmered the tensions in the Persian Gulf region.
16 Jun 2019 2:42 PM
The two tankers, one Norwegian-operated and one Japanese-owned, were set ablaze in the Gulf of Oman.
14 Jun 2019 6:29 PM
Iran said its navy had rescued 44 crew members after the two vessels caught fire in 'accidents' off its coast.
13 Jun 2019 5:18 PM
The latest incident comes after the US alleged that Iran used mines to attack 4 oil tankers off nearby Emirati port of Fujairah last month.
13 Jun 2019 2:54 PM
Pompeo will travel to four countries in the Indo-Pacific region from June 24 to 30: India, Sri Lanka, Japan and South Korea.
12 Jun 2019 9:09 AM
It also comes as Japan tries to negotiate its own trade deals with Trump, who has been quick to impose tariffs on other nations.
10 Jun 2019 10:37 AM
By the middle of the next decade, we should become a $5 trillion economy.
05 Jun 2019 1:54 AM
Trump explicitly linked trade and security, a link that disturbs Tokyo, whose alliance with US stands at the core of its defence policies.
27 May 2019 10:52 AM
After calling on Naruhito in the morning, Trump and his avowed close friend Abe will meet for summit talks and have lunch.
27 May 2019 8:48 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat Trump to an imperial banquet and front row seats at a sumo tournament during the trip.
25 May 2019 3:10 PM
The USD 70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the US is dwarfed by China’s USD 379 billion surplus.
25 May 2019 9:28 AM
The BJP party look set to have a clean sweep in the recently contested Lok Sabha Elections after counting of votes today.
23 May 2019 1:13 PM
Trump will not be the first foreign dignitary to present a trophy to a sumo tournament winner.
22 May 2019 1:30 PM
Current law already bans the flying of drones over key facilities such as the Prime Minister's Office and the Imperial Palace.
17 May 2019 2:55 PM
Washington withdrew a year ago from a nuclear deal with Tehran and re-imposed sanctions, prompting a deterioration in relations.
17 May 2019 12:02 PM
The two leaders struck up something of a 'bromance' during Trump's visit in November 2017.
28 Apr 2019 10:07 AM
The elegant 52-year-old with long blonde hair has become a passionate spokeswoman for her husband, loudly proclaiming his innocence.
24 Apr 2019 2:01 PM
Japan is the 3rd-largest investor in India with a cumulative FDI of $26 billion in the period 2000-2017, constituting 8% of the total FDI in India.
16 Apr 2019 12:03 AM