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Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, announced last month that he was stepping down because of health problems.
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 10:13 PM IST
Tokyo | By Associated Press | Posted by Meenakshi Ray
Officials like Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach have repeatedly insisted preparations should continue to light the Olympic flame on July 24.Tokyo
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 03:19 PM IST
Tokyo | By AFP
The cancellation would be a blow to Abe’s policy of cultivating ties with India to balance out China’s growing power in the region. Abe had been scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Assam, one of the regions where demonstrations have turned violent. The talks would have been the 16th between the two leaders.
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 12:36 AM IST
Bloomberg | By Isabel Reynolds
Emperor Naruhito, 59, who became monarch on May 1 following the abdication of his father, Akihito, will proclaim his enthronement in an Oct. 22 ceremony before foreign and domestic dignitaries.
Updated on Oct 18, 2019 10:24 AM IST
Tokyo | By Reuters
Ivanka Trump, adviser to President Donald Trump, said Saturday that the world economy would get a boost of up to USD 28 trillion by 2025 if women were on an equal economic footing.
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Osaka | By Press Trust of India
The short meeting discussed the Indo-Pacific and how the three sides can work together on connectivity, infrastructure, ensuring peace and security and building on this new concept for the benefit of the region.
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 11:03 PM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
Environment and energy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies met this weekend in Karuizawa, northwest of Tokyo, ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka, western Japan, on June 28-29.
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 05:51 PM IST
Karuizawa, Japan | By Reuters
Trump, dressed in a red pullover, and Abe, wearing a blue blazer and white pants, met on a lawn and smiled for photographers before taking off for their game.
Updated on May 26, 2019 09:52 AM IST
Reuters | By Reuters
Naruhito officially became emperor at the stroke of midnight but the process was formalised with a brief ritual on Wednesday morning that was off-limits to female royals -- even his wife Masako.
Updated on May 07, 2020 04:12 PM IST
Tokyo | By Agence France-Presse
Japan’s male-dominated businesses are starting to ditch long-held views about what kinds of products women want as female consumers flex their growing spending muscle.
Updated on Nov 09, 2018 01:38 PM IST
Photographs from the Group of Seven summit provided by the German and American governments suggest contrasting images of their leaders.
Updated on Jun 10, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Associated Press | By Associated Press
Singapore has designated a special event area of the Sentosa island tourist resort for Tuesday’s historic summit, which is expected to be covered by over 2,500 journalists from across the world.
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 11:41 PM IST
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will have less than two hours to make his points to Trump at the White House on Thursday, before both go to Canada for a G-7 summit on June 8-9.
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 02:34 PM IST
Associated Press, Tokyo | By Associated Press
While Japan’s fractured opposition has gained little support from Abe’s woes, growing public dissatisfaction damages his chances of victory in a Liberal Democratic Party leadership election in September.
Published on Apr 09, 2018 10:11 AM IST