Japan

Tokyo warned of power crunch as Japan endures heat wave

Weather officials announced the earliest end to the annual summer rainy season since the Japan Meteorological Agency began keeping records in 1951. 

published on : 27th June 2022

Tokyo warns of power crunch as Japan endures intense heat wave

The power supply is relatively tight after Japan idled most of its nuclear reactors after the 2011 meltdowns in Fukushima. 

published on : 27th June 2022

Floyd Mayweather set to return to Japan for another exhibition bout, to face Mikuru Asakura

Floyd Mayweather retired undefeated from professional boxing almost five years ago but has been fighting exhibitions.

published on : 14th June 2022

Japan, NATO step up ties amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has been invited to the NATO summit later this month and is reportedly considering attending the meeting, which would make him the first Japanese leader to do so.

published on : 7th June 2022

83-year-old Japanese man becomes world's oldest to sail solo across Pacific

Famed ocean adventurer Kenichi Horie's arrival in the Kii Strait off western Japan capped a two-month trip that started from a yacht harbour in San Francisco in March. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Asia Cup hockey: India beat Japan 2-1 in first Super 4 league match, avenge pool loss

Maninder Singh earned India a penalty corner in the 13th minute but Nilam Sanjeep Xess' effort was saved by the Japanese defence.

published on : 28th May 2022

Japan's troubled Toshiba proposes outside directors to board

Also proposed for the board is Akihiro Watanabe, an executive at Houlihan Lockey, a US investment bank. Tokyo-based Toshiba has been trying to win over shareholders to a restructuring plan.

published on : 26th May 2022

Japan's MUFG Bank gets nod to set up branch at GIFT City

MUFG Bank has obtained necessary approvals from the International Financial Services Centre Authority in India and the Financial Services Agency in Japan, to open a branch at GIFT City. 

published on : 26th May 2022

PM Modi discusses defence manufacturing, trade, technology with Japanese PM Kishida in Tokyo

"They undertook comprehensive stocktaking of the entire framework of bilateral partnership to carry forward our cooperation in diverse areas, including in the field of defence manufacturing in India."

published on : 24th May 2022

Grave concerns, says Japan as China, Russia jets allegedly fly nearby Quad meet venue

A total of four aircraft, two presumed (new) Chinese bombers - which replaced the two Chinese bombers - and two Russian bombers, conducted a joint flight from the East China Sea to the Pacific Ocean.

published on : 24th May 2022

Quad agreed changing status quo by force 'never tolerated': Kishida

Japan, Australia, the United States and India oppose all attempts to "change the status quo by force", Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said after the so-called Quad bloc met on Tuesday.

published on : 24th May 2022

Emotional connect, business pitch: PM’s focus in Tokyo 

‘‘Before Vivekananda was going to Chicago for his historic address, he had come to Japan. It left a deep impression on his mind in Japan.

published on : 24th May 2022

'India-Japan are natural partners': PM Narendra Modi meets Indian diaspora  in Tokyo

PM Narendra Modi also said that India's relationship with Japan is of spirituality, of cooperation and of belonging.

published on : 23rd May 2022

India-Japan will contribute to open, free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi, who is in Japan on a two-day visit to attend a summit of the Quad leaders at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida.

published on : 23rd May 2022

PM Modi leaves for Japan on two-day visit 

In a statement, Modi said the summit will provide an opportunity for the leaders of the four member countries to review the progress of the Quad initiatives.

published on : 22nd May 2022
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