Submarine Kuroshio on Thursday joined three Japanese warships in waters just southwest of the China-controlled Scarborough Shoal, the Asahi Shimbun said.
Putin appeared to catch Abe off guard when he said at a regional forum in Vladivostok on Wednesday that the two countries should sign a peace treaty by the end of this year - without preconditions.
Abe said the Bank of Japan's massive stimulus programme, which was part of his signature "Abenomics" policies to reflate the economy, was needed to pull Japan out of chronic deflation.
The government left unchanged its overall assessment that the economy is recovering at a moderate pace in its monthly report for September, released on Friday.
But Putin's sudden proposal was received cooly in Japan, where a government spokesman said the two countries should first resolve the dispute before signing a peace deal.
Abe also said he and Xi shared the view that Japan and China bore responsibility for world peace and prosperity, as well as the goal of achieving North Korea's denuclearisation.
Abe also said he and Xi shared the view that Japan and China bore responsibility for world peace and prosperity as well as the goal of achieving North Korea's denuclearisation.
"Our country is going through the problem of pollution and we strongly believe that hybrid electric vehicles are a solution for it," Lexus India President PB Venugopal told reporters here.
Around 40,000 police, fire fighters, troops and maritime safety officials were providing assistance, with more than 2,700 people still forced to stay in shelters after the killer quake struck the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week.
The economy's improved performance should be a relief for policymakers worried about fallout from a trade war between the United States and China, which could derail global growth and in turn damage Japan's export-reliant economy.
"We will respond appropriately by examining the full picture of damages from a recent series of disasters and how the budget has been used," Aso told reporters after a cabinet meeting.
The 6.7-magnitude quake, which hit before dawn on Thursday, triggered landslides that buried houses and paralysed Hokkaido with widespread power and transport cuts.
Shriram Properties and an investment arm of Mitsubishi Corporation have signed definitive agreements for partnership in an ongoing large residential development project in Chennai, the realty firm said in a statement.
The US firm said it was working with Fuji Taxi Group, which has been operating for more than 60 years in the Nagoya area, located near the heart of Japan's automaking heartland.
A landslide along a long ridge in the rural town of Atsuma could be seen in aerial footage from public broadcaster NHK. At least 19 people were missing and 120 people were injured in Hokkaido after the magnitude 6.7 quake, it said.
Besides, the company, which presently has around 40 percent market share in the after-sales car audio segment, is looking to have 50 percent market share in the next one year.
About 1.03 million vehicles built between June 2015 and May 2018 will be recalled for safety checks, the Toyota said. The affected models include Prius, Prius PHV and C-HR.
The company, which makes MamyPoko Pants diaper and sanitary napkin Sofy, currently generates around 6 percent revenues from India on a consolidated basis, according to Unicharm global chief executive officer Takahisa Takahara.
About 3,000 tourists stayed overnight at Kansai airport in the heavily populated south-central area of Japan's main island, Honshu. Television footage showing people lining up to buy food and drinks at a convenience store in the airport.
Tsukuba has been known for its role in scientific developments since the 1960s.
Jebi - whose name means "swallow" in Korean - is the latest harsh weather to hit Japan this summer following deadly rains, landslides, floods and record-breaking heat that killed hundreds of people.
The finance ministry was still in the process of finalising the figure for next fiscal year starting in April, Aso told reporters.
“The incentive system has been designed to spread adoption of the cryptocurrency and also the range of services and apps that support it," Line CEO Takeshi Idezawa said.
Rakuten first started accepting payments in the year 2015, when it integrated its US website with Bitnet, a bitcoin payment processor.
"China has been rapidly improving its military strength and fast increasing its military activities," Onodera told an annual gathering of the top brass of Japan's Self-Defense Forces.