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The APEC Summit 2018

APEC Summit 2018, Papua New Guinea

  The United States and China could not see eye to eye amid the existing conflicts and tension between the two superpowers. Reportedly, the two nations used the APEC platform to attack each other’s policies. The weekend summit in Port Moresby, however, opened up conversations for strengthening trade and investment relations among the member states of the Asia Pacific region. While Japan

Japan to Buy Advanced U.S. Radar

Japan is all set to pick the technology from one of U.S.A’s advanced radar for its missile defence system. This is being looked at as an upgrade that could help ease some of the trade friction between Washington and Tokyo and provide cutting-edge protection against the arsenals of North Korea and China, according to sources. “Aegis will be a big-ticket purchase;

Modi Govt. Requests Extension for Bullet Train

Judging by the progress of the situation, India will miss her December deadline for acquiring land for the Japan-backed $17 billion bullet train project due to protests by fruit growers. These protests will probably bring about a delay in one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s most ambitious projects. The PMO’s office is currently observing the project on a week-to-week basis. Officers from

The Revival of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue

Quadrilateral Security Dialogue

  US, Japan, India and Australia revive their ‘Quad’ meet today, 7 July, in Singapore. The countries will hold the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, on the sidelines of an official Asean meeting in Singapore. It will be at the joint secretary level. It is the first meeting after 2017 that happened on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit (EAS). The meeting follows PM

Philippine Sea Set for Malabar Trilateral Naval War Games

Malabar Trilateral Naval War

India, Japan, and U.S. are all set to hold the annual Malabar trilateral naval war game off the coast of Guam in the Philippine Sea from June 6-15. The coming joint military exercise has come at a time of increased friction between China and the U.S. along with the nations bordering South China Sea as Beijing militarizes reclaimed islands. The U.S.

India is World’s 6th Wealthiest Country, Expected to Reach 4th Place by 2027

Wealthiest Country

According to the report by AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, India has come under 10 wealthiest countries of the world, ranking at 6th position. India is listed with the total wealth of $8,230 billion, while the US tops the list by becoming the wealthiest country globally with total wealth of $62,584 billion. The research is done keeping in mind the

Centuries Worth of Rare-earth Elements Found in Japan’s Economic Exclusive Zone

Rare-earth elements

Japanese researchers have discovered centuries worth of rare-earth elements within Japan’s economic exclusive zone off the Ogasawara Island chain 2,000 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. "Rare-earth elements and yttrium (REY) are critical in renewable energy technologies and electronics, for example, hybrid vehicles, rechargeable batteries, wind turbines, light-emitting diodes, defense technologies, as well as medical technologies," said Yutaro Takaya, associate professor at Waseda

Japan’s Emperor Akihito to Step Down in April 2019

Emperor Akihito succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne upon his father Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito)'s death on 7 January 1989.

New Delhi: Japan’s Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate on April 30, 2019, at age 85 becoming the first Japanese monarch to abdicate his post in two centuries. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the Imperial House Council has chosen April 30th, 2019, as the date for Emperor Akihito's abdication, and picked the next day, May first, for Crown Prince Naruhito's accession. Abe

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