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  • 'Demon Slayer' revenue tops $100 million in 10 days, breaking Japan box-office record Oct 26, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    'Demon Slayer' revenue tops $100 million in 10 days, breaking Japan box-office record

    The movie is based on a popular manga, and later a TV series, set in Japan roughly 100 years ago, about a boy who fights human-eating demons. Co-distributor Aniplex said 7.98 million people had seen the film as of Monday.

  • PM Yoshihide Suga says Japan will attain zero-emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 Oct 26, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    PM Yoshihide Suga says Japan will attain zero-emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050

    Japan is the world's fifth-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, and while moves are being made to increase renewable energy, the country also plans to roll out new coal stations.

  • It is in keeping with times: S Jaishankar on Quad Oct 23, 2020 10:21 PM IST

    It is in keeping with times: S Jaishankar on Quad

    In November 2017, India, Japan, the US and Australia gave shape to the long-pending proposal of setting up the "Quad" to develop a new strategy to keep the critical sea routes in the Indo-Pacific free of any influence.

  • What is the Malabar exercise, and why is it significant? Oct 20, 2020 08:06 PM IST

    What is the Malabar exercise, and why is it significant?

    India, which is locked in a military stand-off on the disputed land border with China, hopes the expansion of the exercise will contain what it sees as Beijing's intrusion into its territory, analysts say.

  • Japan to release Fukushima's contaminated water into sea Oct 16, 2020 10:21 PM IST

    Japan to release Fukushima's contaminated water into sea

    The disposal of contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has been a longstanding problem for Japan as it proceeds with an decades-long decommissioning project. Nearly 1.2 million tonnes of contaminated water are currently stored in huge tanks at the facility.

  • Japan not joining US plan to exclude Chinese firms from telecom networks Oct 16, 2020 08:24 AM IST

    Japan not joining US plan to exclude Chinese firms from telecom networks

    The United States is pressing allies to bar Huawei from next generation 5G networks on security grounds.

  • Takeda-led COVID-19 plasma treatment enters clinical trial with first patient Oct 09, 2020 12:51 PM IST

    Takeda-led COVID-19 plasma treatment enters clinical trial with first patient

    The phase 3 trial by the group, known as the CoVIg Plasma Alliance, aims to enroll 500 adult patients from the United States, Mexico and 16 other countries, according to a statement.

  • India approves cyber security pact with Japan Oct 07, 2020 06:58 PM IST

    India approves cyber security pact with Japan

    The approval to the pact by the cabinet comes in the midst of growing concerns over cyber attacks from China, particularly after India banned over 100 mobile apps with Chinese links.

  • India, US, Japan & Australia agree to step up coordination in Indo-Pacific amid China's growing assertiveness Oct 06, 2020 07:57 PM IST

    India, US, Japan & Australia agree to step up coordination in Indo-Pacific amid China's growing assertiveness

    Addressing the 2nd Quad ministerial meeting, Prime Minister Suga said a free and open Indo-Pacific is "widely recognised by the international community as a vision of peace and prosperity of this region," and that his government's basic policy is to "further continue advancing our members to this end."

  • Coronavirus update | Japan to offer free COVID-19 vaccine to populace Oct 04, 2020 04:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus update | Japan to offer free COVID-19 vaccine to populace

    The provision of free COVID-19 vaccine to the populace in Japan aims for a comprehensive inoculation against the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Japan's military seeks record $52 billion budget Sep 30, 2020 02:39 PM IST

    Japan's military seeks record $52 billion budget

    The military budget has been rising steadily for nearly a decade, with Japan saying it feels threatened by China's vast military resources and territorial disputes, as well as unpredictable North Korea.

  • Japan's NTT to spend $38 billion to buy out, take DoCoMo private Sep 29, 2020 07:05 PM IST

    Japan's NTT to spend $38 billion to buy out, take DoCoMo private

    The restructuring dovetails with newly installed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's push for lower telecoms rates and more consumer and business-friendly services.

  • Japanese phone giant Nippon Telegraph & Telephone plans to take over, delist Docomo Sep 29, 2020 02:21 PM IST

    Japanese phone giant Nippon Telegraph & Telephone plans to take over, delist Docomo

    NTT’s reported plan dovetails with newly installed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s push for lower telecoms rates.

  • Japan PM Yoshihide Suga says to compile basic policy on new digital agency by year-end Sep 23, 2020 03:30 PM IST

    Japan PM Yoshihide Suga says to compile basic policy on new digital agency by year-end

    Yoshihide Suga said that setting up the digital agency would be a reform which would lead to a change in the nation's economy and the society.

  • Yoshihide Suga elected as Japan's new Prime Minister Sep 16, 2020 10:53 AM IST

    Yoshihide Suga elected as Japan's new Prime Minister

    Yoshihide Suga will become Japan's first new PM in eight years.

  • Shinzo Abe's successor? Yoshihide Suga wins party vote, virtually guaranteeing his election as Japan’s next PM Sep 14, 2020 12:51 PM IST

    Shinzo Abe's successor? Yoshihide Suga wins party vote, virtually guaranteeing his election as Japan’s next PM

    This expected victory for Yoshihide Suga, currently the chief Cabinet Secretary in Shinzo Abe’s government, virtually guarantees his election as Japan's next prime minister in a parliamentary vote on September 16.

  • Yoshihide Suga poised to win party vote for Japan PM Sep 14, 2020 12:04 PM IST

    Yoshihide Suga poised to win party vote for Japan PM

    The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is choosing its new leader in an internal vote to pick a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced last month that he would resign due to health problems.

  • Sitting in silence with 5,000 fans: The new sound of Japanese sports Sep 10, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    Sitting in silence with 5,000 fans: The new sound of Japanese sports

    Japan has welcomed spectators back to stadiums amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the highly orchestrated singing, chanting and drumming for which they are known is now strictly forbidden.

  • Japan PM contender Yoshihide Suga suggests overhaul of health ministry Sep 07, 2020 11:54 AM IST

    Japan PM contender Yoshihide Suga suggests overhaul of health ministry

    Suga, who is widely seen as the top contender to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, told the Yomiuri newspaper the "the coronavirus pandemic is a huge problem that could not be handled by the health ministry alone."

  • Manned flight of Japan's SkyDrive successful; all you need to know about the flying car Sep 06, 2020 09:16 PM IST

    Manned flight of Japan's SkyDrive successful; all you need to know about the flying car

    The pilot was at the controls for approximately four-minute flight, and a computer-assisted control system helped ensure flight stability and safety, while the technical staff at the field monitored flight conditions and performance.

  • Japanese firms to get subsidies for shifting production from China to India, Bangladesh: Report Sep 04, 2020 05:22 PM IST

    Japanese firms to get subsidies for shifting production from China to India, Bangladesh: Report

    Currently, Japanese companies see their supply chains rely heavily on China, as a result of which Japan faced troubles during the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent shutdown in China

  • 5 things to know about Japan's World War II surrender Sep 02, 2020 06:06 PM IST

    5 things to know about Japan's World War II surrender

    Some nations mark August 15 as the war’s end, the day Japan’s emperor made a speech announcing the surrender. Here are Five questions and answers about Japan’s surrender.

  • Who are the candidates to replace Japan PM Abe? Sep 02, 2020 12:54 PM IST

    Who are the candidates to replace Japan PM Abe?

    The decision kicks off a leadership race in the world's third-largest economy, with three leading candidates expected to face off in the poll.

  • Japan's donor agency JICA to provide Rs 3,500 crore loan to India to boost COVID-19 fight Aug 31, 2020 10:21 PM IST

    Japan's donor agency JICA to provide Rs 3,500 crore loan to India to boost COVID-19 fight

    The objective of the project is to strengthen public healthcare system, by extending budget support to the Indian government in implementing emergency response programmes for the health sector as countermeasures against the COVID-19, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said in a statement.

  • Explainer: Whoever takes over, next Japan PM faces daunting challenges Aug 31, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    Explainer: Whoever takes over, next Japan PM faces daunting challenges

    The winner will serve out Abe's term as party leader until September 2021 and is all but assured the premiership by virtue of the LDP's majority in parliament. Here are main issues the new leader will confront.

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