Australia and France sign an ambitious $37 billion defence contract

Australia and France sign an ambitious $37 billion defence contract

Adelaide: Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull and the French Defence Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian sign an ambitious 37 billion dollar contract. As per the contract, France is to provide 12 state-of-the-art’ stealth submarines’ to Australia. The ‘Shortfin Barracuda’ submarines are to be built by the French shipbuilding company DCNS and the entire construction is to […]

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Russian President agrees on economic cooperation during Japan visit but disputed Islands treaty uncertain

Russian President agrees on economic cooperation during Japan visit but disputed Islands treaty uncertain

Tokyo:  In his historic visit to Japan, the Russian president Vladimir Putin has agreed for a Russia-Japan economic cooperation. However, the peace treaty issue over the disputed Kuril Islands appears to not have been resolved according to the information received from the official sources of both countries. Therefore, analysts claim that Putin’s visit yielded only […]

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Chinese aircrafts fly off the Japanese island Okinawa

Chinese aircrafts fly off the Japanese island Okinawa

Tokyo: Amidst the ongoing conflict over Senkaku islands in ‘East China Sea’, China has created a new controversy by flying its fighter jets and bombers within close proximity of Japan’s Okinawa islands. In response to China’s aggression, Japan deployed its fighter jets and forced Chinese warplanes to retreat. This aerial exercise by China is being […]

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India and Japan sign the civil nuclear agreement

India and Japan sign the civil nuclear agreement

Tokyo – India and Japan have signed the civil nuclear energy agreement. During the Japan visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, both the countries have agreed upon 10 cooperative deals which include sectors like development of fundamental amenities, Space exploration, agriculture, etc. But the civil nuclear agreement between the two countries has drawn most attention. […]

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India – Japan amphibious aircraft deal negotiation in final stages

India – Japan amphibious aircraft deal negotiation in final stages

New Delhi: The negotiation between India and Japan over the purchase of ‘ShinMaywa US-2’ amphibious aircraft is in its final stages. Japan has shown its willingness to reduce the purchase price of these aircraft for India that are designed for surveillance, search-and-rescue operations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Japan in the next month. […]

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Japan to enhance military capabilities to counter China and North Korea

Japan to enhance military capabilities to counter China and North Korea

Tokyo : Amidst the growing tension with China and North Korea, Japan has shown signs of speeding up its military capabilities. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Government has proposed a military budget of $50 billion to the Parliament which includes fighter jets, drones, Anti- Ship missile system, Chinook helicopters and Air to ship missiles. […]

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Japan plans record-hike in defense budget to $52 billion

Japan plans record-hike in defense budget to $52 billion

Tokyo : With the concerns of increased security risks from China and North Korea, Japanese government has begun preparations to sanction a defense budget of $52 billion. A proposal to this effect will be presented in the Japanese parliament in the coming week. This defense budget includes expenses for production of military drones, upgradation of […]

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Japan will give Philippines Patrol boats

Japan will give Philippines Patrol boats

Tokyo : To increase the patrolling in the South China Sea, Japan has announced that it will provide Philippines two Patrol boats immediately. In addition to this, Japan is also going to provide Philippines with further 10 coastguard boats. Recently, a meeting was held between the officials of Japan and Philippines. In the meeting, a serious […]

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Japan to invest $25 billion in India: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Japan to invest $25 billion in India: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi : Japan’s decision to invest USD 25 billion in India will take Indo-Japanese ties to new heights  said  the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu expressing his trust. He added further that India’s development projects would benefit immensely from this investment on Japan’s part. The bilateral relations between India and Japan have consistently been improving over the […]

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