Tag - india-japan-relations



The National Stock Exchange of India building in Mumbai, India. Japanese investors are increasingly shifting their focus to the Indian stock market on bets that the South Asian nation will be the next China.
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 2, 2024
Japanese retail investors pile billions into Indian equities
In contrast, flows into Chinese shares have dropped the most among 14 emerging markets covered by Japan’s data on international investment positions.
Indian migrant women in Tokyo often face stifling social expectations. In contrast, they may feel empowered in more egalitarian societies like Berlin.
Jan 3, 2024
How patriarchy perpetuates among Tokyo’s Indian migrants
Indian migrant women in Tokyo struggle to break free from the patriarchal structures they experienced back home. But in Berlin, a different picture emerges.
The INS Kadmatt makes a goodwill visit to a port near Manila in October 2017.
Dec 3, 2023
Indian warship visits MSDF's Yokosuka base
Japan and India are working to strengthen their relations through "the Quad" framework, which also includes the United States and Australia.
Nilanjan Bandyopadhyay has created what may be West Bengal's first house dedicated to Japan's storied tea ceremony.
LIFE / Lifestyle
Nov 25, 2023
Matcha meets Darjeeling in Indian man's tea ceremony house
Named "Kokoro" after the Japanese word for heart, the house stands in a small town located around 150 kilometers from Kolkata.
Yogendra Puranik, the first person from India to win elected office in Japan, at the Indian cultural center he manages in Tokyo's Edogawa Ward in October 2022.
Nov 6, 2023
Japan needs Indian migrants. How can it attract them?
India can help fill the domestic labor gap, but for migrants to succeed, Japan must embrace a genuinely intercultural approach.
EF Polymer CEO Narayan Lal Gurjar (right) and COO Kunihiro Shimoji at the company in Onna, Okinawa Prefecture, in August
JAPAN / Society / Regional Voices: Okinawa
Oct 30, 2023
Organic polymer brings water to drought-hit farmlands
The India-born, Okinawa-nurtured product seeks to replace petroleum-derived polymers to promote sustainability.
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi (right) and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (left) hold talks in New Delhi on Thursday.
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 28, 2023
Japan and India vow to promote free and open Indo-Pacific
The bilateral talks came as Tokyo focuses on ramping up its relations with emerging and developing economies collectively dubbed the Global South.
Ashwini Vaishnaw, India's minister of electronics and information technology
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 21, 2023
Japan and India vow to boost chip supply chains with eye on economic security
Yasutoshi Nishimura, minister of economy, trade and industry, and Ashwini Vaishnaw, India's minister of electronics and information technology, signed a memorandum of understanding.
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2023
Fleeing disaster a century ago, a group of Indians established a community in Kobe
Though the Indian diaspora's presence in Kobe has waned in the past few years, the roots of those who remain stretch back three and four generations.
Japan Times
Apr 12, 2023
Japan proposes industrial hub in Bangladesh with links to northeast India
The government has approved $1.27 billion in funding to Bangladesh for three infrastructure projects including a new commercial port south of Dhaka with links to adjacent Indian states.
Japan Times
Mar 21, 2023
With renewed push, Kishida looks to put his own stamp on Japan's Indo-Pacific strategy
Kishida's newly unveiled plan to assist developing nations was widely seen as a bid to counter Beijing’s attempts to expand its influence among those countries.
Japan Times
Mar 20, 2023
Kishida uses India trip to push ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’ vision
Tokyo views New Delhi, a fellow member of “the Quad” security grouping, as an essential partner for promoting its regional vision.
Japan Times
Mar 19, 2023
Kishida considers inviting Modi to Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima
The prime minister is considering inviting his Indian counterpart to the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima in May during his visit to New Delhi this week.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Mar 17, 2023
Kishida looks to bolster Indo-Pacific strategy with visit to India
Kishida will visit India from Sunday to Wednesday, with a key speech on Japan’s regional policy and bilateral summit with Modi planned for Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 3, 2023
Why Japan couldn’t send its foreign minister to a key G20 meeting
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi’s absence from a Group of 20 foreign ministers meeting has become a matter of controversy.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 28, 2023
Japan’s top diplomat set to skip G20 meeting, snubbing India
Move criticized as a lost opportunity to show leadership ahead of G7 summit in May, which Japan will host.
Japan Times
Jan 16, 2023
India-Japan defense ties enter new phase with first joint fighter drills
The ASDF said that the purpose of the exercises is to “promote mutual understanding, strengthen defense cooperation between the air forces” and enhance the ASDF's tactical skills.
Japan Times
Oct 15, 2022
Japan to export stealth antennas to India as part of security cooperation
The envisioned export is intended to prompt India to reduce its reliance on Russia for military equipment and boost defense ties between Japan and India.
Japan Times
Sep 13, 2022
Japan and India hold maritime drills amid China concerns in Indo-Pacific
According to the MSDF, the ongoing training includes exercises against submarine, aerial attacks and shooting drills.
Japan Times
Sep 9, 2022
India and Japan to deepen ties amid growing Indo-Pacific tensions
Thursday's 'two-plus-two' meeting, only the second to be held since 2019, came as the two countries mark 70 years of diplomatic ties this year.


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