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Japan to procure incinerator for Noguchi to enhance solid waste management

The Embassy of Japan has signed a grant contract with the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) University of Ghana, for the procurement...

IPMC pledges support to Ghana News Agency

Mr Amar Deep S. Hari, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Intercom Programming and Manufacturing Company Limited (IPMC), has pledged to mobilise support for the Ghana...
Profile: New president of Japan's ruling LDP Yoshihide Suga

New president of Japan’s ruling LDP Yoshihide Suga

Japan's chief government spokesman Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Monday as outgoing Prime...

UK reaches first major post-Brexit free trade deal with Japan

Britain and Japan on Friday secured a free trade agreement, which is Britain's first major trade deal as an independent trading nation after...

Japan, Singapore to restart business travel, 14-day quarantine to be lifted

Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Friday said short-term business travel with Singapore will resume from Sept. 18 without the need for a 14-day...
Rescuers search for missing people in Bailong Lake of Guangyuan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 5, 2016. A leisure boat carrying 18 people capsized on the Lake due to strong gales Saturday afternoon. One child died and 14 people remain missing. [Photo/Xinhua]

Body of man believed to be crew of missing freighter found drifting off Japan’s...

The body of a man who believed to be a crew member of a cargo ship that went missing in bad weather and rough...
earth tremor

5.0-magnitude quake strikes Japan’s Fukui Prefecture: JMA

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 on Friday struck the Reihoku District of Japan's Fukui Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency...
Flares light up the sky as the search for missing passengers continues through the night

1 crew member missing after fishing boat fire, explosion in Japan’s northeast

A crew member of a squid fishing boat that caught fire in a port in northeastern Japan was missing, the Japan Coast Guard was...

Japan’s northern Kyushu region braces for powerful typhoon

Japan's weather agency on Wednesday said a powerful typhoon is making its way from the Nagasaki region to the northern part of Japan's main...
Photo taken on March 31, 2020 shows a street in Helsinki, Finlan. As of Monday, the coronavirus cases in Finland stood at 1,313 with 13 deaths, according to the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). (Xinhua/Zhu Haochen)

Finland to increase capacity and efficiency in COVID-19 testing

The Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health published on Wednesday evening its updated strategy on COVID-19, increasing the country's capacity and efficiency in...
rocket bomb

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy launches rocket carrying UAE’s Mars orbiter

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. on Monday launched a rocket carrying a Mars orbiter developed by the United Arab Emirates. At 6:58...

7 dead due to heavy rains, flooding in southwestern Japan

Massive flooding triggered by torrential rain in the southwestern Japanese prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima left seven dead, 14 with no vital signs and...
European Football Leagues

Japan’s top flight football league resumes amid new pandemic worries

Japan's top flight football league resumed behind closed doors on Saturday amid worries of a second wave of coronavirus infections. The J-League...
Japan Troops

Japan approves extending dispatch of SDF troops to South Sudan

The extending of the Self-Defense Forces' (SDF) dispatch to the headquarters of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan to May 31 next year...
Covid Case

Japan to conduct 10,000 coronavirus antibody tests

Japan aims to test around 10,000 people across the country for coronavirus antibodies from next month, to help authorities understand the extent of the...

Japan avails US$15 million for food assistance to Zimbabwe

Japan on Wednesday availed 15.3 million U.S. dollars to assist vulnerable people severely affected by drought and floods in Zimbabwe. The southern...

IMF, World Bank urge countries to keep trade open amid COVID-19 pandemic

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have called on countries to keep trade open as the world battles the...
Rida Haisam

Meet Rida Haisam, Ghanaian Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Phenom

Rida Haisam is a Ghanaian Born resident of Tokyo, Japan. He spent his formative years in Accra, Ghana before moving to Japan in...
Shinzo Abe

Japan to declare nationwide state of emergency amid continued COVID-19 spread

Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe has decided to declare a nationwide state of emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic to combat the further spread of...

COVID-19 infections rise to 8,910 cases as Japan prepares to declare nationwide state of...

COVID-19 cases in Japan increased by 188 nationwide, including 149 new infections in Tokyo, health ministry and local authorities said Thursday afternoon, bringing the...

Sony to join forces in manufacturing much-needed ventilators in Japan for COVID-19 patients

Sony Corp. plans to join forces with other companies in Japan to manufacture much-needed ventilators to be used in intensive care facilities amid a...
Japans National Debt To Gdp

Japan’s National Debt to GDP Ratio is 5x Higher than China’s and 2.5x than...

Data gathered and calculated by Learnbinds.com indicates that Japan’s national debt to GDP ratio is at least five times higher than China and two...
Tokyo Olympics

2020 Tokyo Olympic Games rescheduled to July 23

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will take place on July 23 and August 8, 2021. The...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit, in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. The two heads of state exchanged in-depth views on bilateral ties and global hot-spot issues. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

G20 and its summits

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a virtual summit of the Group of 20 (G20) leaders on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Beijing...

Zambia seeks to attract more investment from Japan

Zambia and Japan on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at helping the southern African nation attract more Japanese investment. The...
Medical Masks

China’s Hainan donates 200,000 pieces of medical masks to Japan, South Korea

Southern China’s province of Hainan recently donated 200,000 pieces of medical masks to Japan and South Korea. The masks departed from Hainan’s capital Haikou...
Olympic Flame

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame Arrives In Japan

Doctors check the CT image of a patient's lungs at Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. (Photo from infervision.com)

Japan introduces China’s AI diagnosis system for COVID-19

A Japanese enterprise has deployed China's AI CT imaging screening system for pneumonia to help doctors speed up diagnosis and reduce the chances of...
Chinese Ambassador to Japan Kong Xuanyou (fourth on the right) meets with Takeshi Niinami (third on the left), President & Chief Executive Officer of Suntory Holdings Limited, receiving the donation of 50 million yen ($465,600) from the company to assist China’s combat against the novel coronavirus, Feb. 25. Photo from the Chinese Embassy in Japan

China, Japan, ROK join hands to combat coronavirus

By Ma Fei China, Japan and South Korea have well explained their profound friendship that enables them to work together to get through difficult times...

Japan to implement special legislation as COVID-19 infections climb past 1,000

The Japanese government is planning to implement a special law to enable it to make better provisions to combat the COVID-19 outbreak and declare...