• Saturday, September 20, 2014

  • 2014/09/03/ad_1409747565.jpg
  • 2014/09/16/ad_1410871450.gif

Japan

September will sparkle in history of Indian diplomacy

There are many ways of travelling from India to America. One of them is via Japan. That indeed is the quickest way to the richest parts of USA, the west coast; and the only option if you are headed towards the heart of America's strategic presence in the Pacific, Hawaii. The Pacific, overlapping the Indian Ocean, is far closer to us than the Mediterranean or the Atlantic. Our popular, and policy, reflexes so far have been so embedded in attitudes...

SUNDAY POUCH

Was Abe's Dhaka visit a strategic game changer?

Was Abe's Dhaka visit a strategic game changer?

In a few hours Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan leaves our shores to fly to his next destination, Sri Lanka. In the past twenty hours in Dhaka, he covered a lot of ground to talk and listen to the economic and commercial requirements of Bangladesh. In the end Abe has signed agreements...

Japan PM leaves Dhaka

Japan PM leaves Dhaka

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Dhaka this morning wrapping up his brief but significant visit seen here as a watershed event in the Bangladesh-Japan relationship. Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali saw him off at VVIP tarmac at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 10:30am. Before leaving Dhaka for Sri Lankan capital Colombo, the Japanese...

Dhaka-Tokyo relations to be strengthened

THE people of Bangladesh heartily welcome Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzo Abe to their beloved country. Japan is known to them as a good and trusted friend and they respect the long-standing relations based on shared values of peace, democracy, human rights and rule of law. Therefore, it is only natural that they will expect further strengthening of the bilateral relations and  widening of the horizon of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. Japan has been a...

Japan is a trusted friend of Bangladesh

THE foreign relations synopsis prepared and handled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan lists two political goals in the country's relationship with Bangladesh. One is to gain support in Japan's bid to join the United Nations Security Council and another is to secure markets for its finished products. It is the first goal that is believed to be the reason why Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is visiting Bangladesh. He is hoping to obtain Bangladesh's commitment to...

Dhaka warmly greets Japanese PM

Dhaka warmly greets Japanese PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Dhaka this afternoon on a short -- 21-hour-long -- but significant visit. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received Abe at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as he flew in at 12:56pm in first visit of a Japanese PM in 14 years. The then premier Yoshiro Mori visited Bangladesh in...

Japanese entrepreneurs keen to invest in Bangladesh: Abe

Japanese entrepreneurs keen to invest in Bangladesh: Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today said Japanese entrepreneurs want to invest in transport, infrastructure, power and energy and garment sectors mainly to increase the bilateral trade with Bangladesh. "Bangladesh is an emerging economy. So, our government plans to promote Japanese investment in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is also an important partner of Japan in South Asia," said Abe, who arrived this afternoon in a 21-hour visit. The Japanese PM was addressing the business luminaries of both Bangladesh and Japan at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka. Chiefs of major business houses of both the countries were present at the meeting. Bangladesh garment export to Japan is on the rise for relaxation of the Rules of Origin...

SUPPORT FOR JAPAN

Bangladesh to withdraw UNSC candidature

Bangladesh to withdraw UNSC candidature

Bangladesh today declared it would withdraw its candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council for the term of 2016-17 in support of Japan. “…in view of Japan’s continued and strong support in Bangladesh’s development process and in the solidarity and unity of the Asia-Pacific Group at the UN, it is my...

Abe for dialogue among political parties

Abe for dialogue among political parties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this evening hoped that major political parties in Bangladesh will sit in dialogue to resolve the present political crisis. The Japanese PM expressed his hope when BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia called on him at the Pan Pacific Sonar Hotel in Dhaka. BNP Vice-Chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury, who was present at...

The Asian Convergance

Is Abenomics working?

Is Abenomics working?

LAST April, Japan's government implemented a long-planned consumption-tax hike, from 5% to 8%, the first in a two-step increase that is expected to bring the rate to 10% by 2015. The hike – a key feature of “Abenomics,” Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's three-pronged strategy to revive Japan's economy – signals the government's long-term...

Video Stories »

2014/09/16/ad_1410871476.gif
LG
ksrm
concord

Ads by Google



Ads by Google