Senkaku Islands Current Affairs, GK & News

Japan-Vietnam deal for Defence Equipment

Japan and Vietnam have recently signed a new deal, which enables the export of Japanese-made defence equipment and technology to Vietnam. Highlights Both the countries have inked the deal to boost the defence cooperation in the backdrop of China’s growing military influence. This deal will elevate the defence partnership among the countries to a new ..

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Japan to host first joint military exercise with US and France

Japan is to hold its first military drill with French and US troops in May 2021. According to Japan, the exercise is being held as it is concerned about the increasing Chinese actions in the regional waters. About the exercise The exercise will be the first large scale exercise between Japan, US and France. The ..

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Legion of Merit

The President of United States conferred the Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister has been awarded for his steadfast leadership and vision for India’s emergence as a global power. The award was received by the Ambassador of India to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu on behalf of the Prime Minister. ..

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Bill to Rename ‘Tonoshiro’ to ‘Tonoshiro Senkaku’ triggered tensions between Japan and China

A group of Islands without inhabitants located at the South China Sea has been a point of disagreement between Japan and China since 1972. The island is known by the name Senkakus in Japan, while in the People’s Republic of China the Islands are known by the name Diaoyu. The island group is at present ..

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