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'Burn down racism': World rallies against...

'Burn down racism': World rallies against...

World

Sat, Jun 6 2020

In Paris, riot police held back a crowd of several thousand who gathered outside the US embassy compound...

Three Cs theory: How Japan tackles...

Three Cs theory: How Japan tackles...

East Asia

Sun, May 31 2020

As of Sunday, the country of 126 million people had reported about 16,719 cases and 874 deaths

Empty Japan stadiums could soon hear...

Empty Japan stadiums could soon hear...

Other Sports

Wed, May 27 2020

Instrument maker Yamaha said its remote cheering system will let users tap buttons on the app to deliver...

Coronavirus: Japan includes Bangladesh...

Coronavirus: Japan includes Bangladesh...

Coronavirus

Tue, May 26 2020

Japan has confirmed 16,581 coronavirus cases and recorded 830 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins...

The curious case of Japan's mysterious...

The curious case of Japan's mysterious...

Coronavirus

Sun, May 24 2020

A little over a month ago, health experts were saying Japan risked becoming one of the world’s...

Japan extends coronavirus state of emergency...

Japan extends coronavirus state of emergency...

East Asia

Mon, May 4 2020

Japan's virus outbreak remains small compared with those seen in parts of Europe and the United States,...

300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant...

300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 28 2020

In February, the company imported a large number of masks, originally intending to sell them locally,...

As coronavirus infections mount, Japan...

As coronavirus infections mount, Japan...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 18 2020

The decision to expand testing came as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week expanded a state of emergency,...

Japan declares state of emergency over...

Japan declares state of emergency over...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 7 2020

Pressure to declare an emergency had increased after Tokyo reported several days of record infections,...

Japan PM proposes state of emergency...

Japan PM proposes state of emergency...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 6 2020

Pressure has increased on the government to take fresh action as Tokyo announced a record 148 new cases...

Japan animal ventilator maker asked...

Japan animal ventilator maker asked...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 6 2020

The number of new coronavirus cases continues to climb in Japan, stoking concern about strain on the...

Japan offers Avigan for free to nations...

Japan offers Avigan for free to nations...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 4 2020

'Some 30 countries have made requests through diplomatic channels to Japan for the procurement of...

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from...

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from...

Showtime

Mon, Mar 30 2020

Fans took to social media to lament his death

North Korea fires more missiles than...

North Korea fires more missiles than...

East Asia

Sun, Mar 29 2020

Politically and economically isolated, North Korea has not reported any confirmed coronavirus cases

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone...

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone...

Other Sports

Tue, Mar 24 2020

"I proposed to postpone for about a year and president Bach responded with 100 percent agreement,"...

Britain expected to refuse to go to...

Britain expected to refuse to go to...

Other Sports

Tue, Mar 24 2020

Hugh Robertson said that with athletes unable to train together and fears the spread of the coronavirus...

Tokyo Olympics delay looms as Canada,...

Tokyo Olympics delay looms as Canada,...

Other Sports

Mon, Mar 23 2020

Putting back the July 24-Aug. 9 event, as is looking inevitable, would be a massive blow for host Japan...

Trial run for Dhaka metro train held...

Trial run for Dhaka metro train held...

Development

Wed, Mar 18 2020

The commercial launching of the metro rail will begin on December 16, 2021

With sadness but no ceremony, Japan...

With sadness but no ceremony, Japan...

East Asia

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Some residents are still unable to live in the areas closest to the Fukushima plant.

World's oldest man dies in Japan at...

World's oldest man dies in Japan at...

East Asia

Tue, Feb 25 2020

Chitetsu Watanabe, who was born on March 5, 1907

Coronavirus to be big topic for G20...

Coronavirus to be big topic for G20...

World

Fri, Feb 21 2020

Japan and Singapore are on the brink of recession due to the epidemic