Shinzo Abe

Showing of 1 - 20 from 699 results
Shinzo Abe - Total results - 699
Ex-Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe honoured with Netaji Award 2022
India

Ex-Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe honoured with Netaji Award 2022

Consul general of Japan in Kolkata, Nakamura Yutaka, received the honour on behalf of Abe at a function organised by the Netaji Research Bureau

Japan votes for strong government under Kishida and this will shape strategic equation in Indo-Pacific
World

Japan votes for strong government under Kishida and this will shape strategic equation in Indo-Pacific

Fumio Kishida and the LDP aim to double Japan's defence spending to around 2 percent of the GDP to deal with China and North Korea, thereby signalling the course of the direction that they intend to tread upon

Why new international alignment AUKUS will only complement Quad power in Indo-Pacific
World

Why new international alignment AUKUS will only complement Quad power in Indo-Pacific

While AUKUS will guarantee the security of Australia, it will in no way impact the functioning of the Quad

Why rise of Fumio Kishida as new Japanese prime minister is good news for India
World

Why rise of Fumio Kishida as new Japanese prime minister is good news for India

Fumio Kishida’s victory owes much to LDP’s conservative wing and many of his foreign policy actions will function within the parameters that former prime minister Shinzo Abe laid down during his time in office

Japan PM-designate Fumio Kishida sets sights on wage hikes to fuel growth
World

Japan PM-designate Fumio Kishida sets sights on wage hikes to fuel growth

Topping Kishida's to-do list is another big dose of government spending to help Japan recover from the COVID-19 shock

Tokyo Olympics 2020 ceremonies director may quit over pig costume suggestion, reports Kyodo News
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020 ceremonies director may quit over pig costume suggestion, reports Kyodo News

Hiroshi Sasaki, an advertising executive, proposed 33-year-old entertainer Naomi Watanabe come down from the sky dressed in a swine costume for the opening ceremony in a segment dubbed "Olympig", Kyodo news agency reported

Shinzo Abe, late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam honoured with Padma Vibhushan; Gogoi, Paswan conferred Padma Bhushan
India

Shinzo Abe, late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam honoured with Padma Vibhushan; Gogoi, Paswan conferred Padma Bhushan

The president has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards: seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri, the Union home ministry said on the eve of Republic Day

Yoshihide Suga formally elected as Japan's new prime minister, succeeds long-serving leader Shinzo Abe
World

Yoshihide Suga formally elected as Japan's new prime minister, succeeds long-serving leader Shinzo Abe

Suga said he will appoint 'reform-minded, hard-working people' to the new Cabinet. About half of the members in the Abe Cabinet are expected to be retained or shifted to different ministerial posts

Shinzo Abe resigns as Japan PM; successor Yoshihide Suga says COVID-19, economy will be his top priorities
World

Shinzo Abe resigns as Japan PM; successor Yoshihide Suga says COVID-19, economy will be his top priorities

Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, announced last month that he was stepping down because of health problems.

Reformist who breaks territorial barriers of bureaucracy: Yoshihide Suga set to be new Japan Prime Minister
World

Reformist who breaks territorial barriers of bureaucracy: Yoshihide Suga set to be new Japan Prime Minister

Under Abe's first administration in 2006, Suga headed the internal affairs ministry, where he introduced a hometown tax programme, offering tax deductions for those who donate money to local municipalities

Yoshihide Suga set to be Japan PM: Chinese media expresses guarded optimism, raises concerns on 'hardline attitudes'
World

Yoshihide Suga set to be Japan PM: Chinese media expresses guarded optimism, raises concerns on 'hardline attitudes'

While China is Japan's largest trading partner, Beijing increasing military aggression and the coronavirus pandemic have strained relations between the two countries

Japan's next prime minister Yoshihide Suga emerges from behind the curtain
World

Japan's next prime minister Yoshihide Suga emerges from behind the curtain

There are suggestions that Suga might call a snap election soon after he takes over. If successful, he could strengthen his hold on power.

Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga set to succeed Shinzo Abe as prime minister
World

Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga set to succeed Shinzo Abe as prime minister

The expected victory by Suga guarantees his election in a parliamentary vote on Wednesday because of the majority held by the Liberal Democrats’ ruling coalition

India, Japan sign deal to access military bases for logistics support; Modi and Abe hail 'landmark' agreement
India

India, Japan sign deal to access military bases for logistics support; Modi and Abe hail 'landmark' agreement

Modi spoke to the outgoing Japanese PM and thanked him for his 'personal commitment' to strengthen ties between the two countries

In Japan, campaign to succeed Shinzo Abe as PM begins; 71-year-old Yosihide Suga seen as top contenderr
World

In Japan, campaign to succeed Shinzo Abe as PM begins; 71-year-old Yosihide Suga seen as top contenderr

Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary, had formally submitted his candidacy for the Liberal Democratic Party leadership last week

Shinzo Abe quits as Japan PM: Many vie for country's top post, but reviving economy will be a tall order
World

Shinzo Abe quits as Japan PM: Many vie for country's top post, but reviving economy will be a tall order

Japan is confronting labour shortages as it grapples with a shrinking population and a stubbornly low birthrate, as well as snags in bringing in foreign workers.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shinzo Abe, aka 'Super Mario', loses out on hosting extravaganza
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shinzo Abe, aka 'Super Mario', loses out on hosting extravaganza

Japan's longest serving prime minister Shinzo Abe would have been in the VIP box alongside IOC president Thomas Bach had the Olympics opened as scheduled a month ago and not fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving PM and a champion of economic reforms, resigns for health reasons
World

Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving PM and a champion of economic reforms, resigns for health reasons

Abe's scheme to revive Japan's long-stalled economy, called 'Abenomics', involved vast government spending, massive monetary easing and the cutting of red tape

Japan's Shinzo Abe expresses desire to step down as prime minister due to declining health: Reports
World

Japan's Shinzo Abe expresses desire to step down as prime minister due to declining health: Reports

Concerns surrounding the health of Abe, who turns 66 next month, have been simmering since this summer

Japan has been proudly pacifist for 75 years, but a missile proposal could challenge all that
World

Japan has been proudly pacifist for 75 years, but a missile proposal could challenge all that

Considering the increasing risks around Japan, including North Korea’s expanding nuclear arsenal and China’s muscle-flexing during the pandemic, security analysts believe it should be only natural for the country to consider bolstering its defences