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  • Hasina at Abe’s office: Guard of honour given

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives at Japanese Prime Minister's Office to hold a bilateral meeting with her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at his office.

  • Japan chooses Reiwa as new imperial era

    Japan's new imperial era when Crown Prince Naruhito becomes emperor on May 1 will be called Reiwa, the government says, with the country's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saying it emphasized traditional values at a turning point in Japan's history.

  • US President Donald Trump with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Trump lands in Japan, says US is prepared to defend freedom

    US President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying that the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and that “no dictator” should underestimate US resolve.

  • Abe eyes fresh term as Japan votes under NKorea threats

    Millions of Japanese brave typhoon conditions for a snap election likely to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to revive the world's third-largest economy and press his hardline stance on North Korea.

  • Abe calls snap election amid worries over NKorea crisis

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he would dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday for a snap election, as he seeks a fresh mandate to overcome "a national crisis".

  • PM Sheikh Hasina with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    What it means for Bangladesh

    The honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina made an official visit to Japan from May 25-28, 2016, upon an invitation from the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe...

  • Tokyo renews pledge of $6b to Dhaka

    Japan yesterday assured Bangladesh that it would fulfil its commitment to provide $6 billion, of which $1.5 billion would be released this year. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave the assurance during an official bilateral meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina in Nagoya.

  • Obama: Hiroshima memory must never fade

    US President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima, where the US dropped the world's first nuclear bomb.

  • ‘Further tremors expected’ in Japan

    Nearly 250,000 people have been told to leave their homes amid fears of further quakes in Japan, an aid agency says.

  • PM offers condolences after Japan quake

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock at the casualties and destruction following the earthquakes at Kumamoto and southern Japan.

  • Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb

    Residents in the Japanese city of Hiroshima commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb being dropped by a US aircraft.

  • Abeconomics

    Tokyo's policy of pacifism coming under threat

    Shinzo Abe much heralded economic policy, dubbed as “Abenomics” by his enthusiastic supporters, had been able to lift the Nikkei to an all-time high in the last one-and-half decades. However, purses of the majority of the Japanese people still remain very tight.