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Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

06 Apr 2020

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

The first stage to curtail the coronavirus pandemic is a lockdown, as countries that have been hammered by COVID-19 have shown. Italy has shut everything, so has France and so did epicenter China (although only worst-affected cities were shut).

Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

28 Mar 2020

Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed, won't start on July 24

24 Mar 2020

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed, won't start on July 24

According to an International Olympics Committee member Dick Pound, it has been decided that the upcoming Tokyo Games will postponed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics might get postponed: Japan PM

23 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics might get postponed: Japan PM

In a recent statement, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics looks unavoidable given the present scenario.

Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

08 Jan 2020

Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

The Northeast is burning since Centre got the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) passed in the Parliament. It became an act after President's assent on Decemeber 13.

#GamingBytes: Sony lists 20 games for PlayStation Classic

31 Oct 2018

#GamingBytes: Sony lists 20 games for PlayStation Classic

Sony is witnessing massive success with its PS4 consoles and has recently begun to allow cross-platform play. This is expected to further increase its popularity.

Shinzo Abe's journey to become Japan's longest-serving post-war leader

23 Oct 2017

Shinzo Abe's journey to become Japan's longest-serving post-war leader

In 2006, at age 52, Shinzo Abe became Japan's youngest prime minister since World War-II.

Japan's Abe gets re-elected as PM for the third time

23 Oct 2017

Japan's Abe gets re-elected as PM for the third time

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner have won 312 out of 465 seats in the lower house of parliament, Diet.

Japan: Voting begins in snap elections

23 Oct 2017

Japan: Voting begins in snap elections

The polling phase in Japan's recently announced snap elections has started as parts of the country are being affected by Category-IV Typhoon Lan.

Japan's Abe announces snap elections amid high approval ratings

25 Sep 2017

Japan's Abe announces snap elections amid high approval ratings

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has announced snap elections and said parliament would be dissolved on Thursday.

Modi-Abe slam Pakistan over terrorism in joint statement

14 Sep 2017

Modi-Abe slam Pakistan over terrorism in joint statement

After inaugurating India's first bullet train project, Indian PM Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe strongly pitched for a "zero tolerance" policy against terrorism.

Why is PM Shinzo Abe so unpopular in Japan?

26 Jul 2017

Why is PM Shinzo Abe so unpopular in Japan?

After being seemingly unassailable since his ascension to power in 2012, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's popularity has dipped to what political observers term 'death zone levels'.

Trump discusses North Korea with Xi, Abe before G-20 meet

03 Jul 2017

Trump discusses North Korea with Xi, Abe before G-20 meet

North Korea's nuclear threats were an important topic in phone calls made by US President Donald Trump to his counterparts in China and Japan.

Dollar rises against Yen after Trump-Abe meet

13 Feb 2017

Dollar rises against Yen after Trump-Abe meet

The successful Trump-Abe meeting saw the Dollar rise against the Yen, as Asian markets ticked up amid optimism over Trump's proposed tax reforms.

Trump says US condemns North Korea missile test

12 Feb 2017

Trump says US condemns North Korea missile test

US President Donald Trump reiterated the US's condemnation of North Korea's ballistic missile test. He added that the "United States of America is behind Japan, our great ally, 100%."

Trump reaffirms US-Japan alliance "cornerstone of peace"

11 Feb 2017

Trump reaffirms US-Japan alliance "cornerstone of peace"

US President Donald Trump called the US-Japan alliance the "cornerstone of peace" in the Pacific following his meeting with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in the White House.

Trump to meet Japan's Abe to improve ties

10 Feb 2017

Trump to meet Japan's Abe to improve ties

President Donald Trump hosted Japanese PM Shinzo Abe at the White House later today and they would then play golf together on Saturday.

Must never repeat horrors of war, vows Shinzo Abe

28 Dec 2016

Must never repeat horrors of war, vows Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered his "sincere and everlasting condolences" to the victims of Pearl Harbor attack, during his visit to the US naval base here.