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

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Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. on Monday launched a rocket carrying a Mars orbiter developed by the United Arab Emirates. At 6:58...
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7 dead due to heavy rains, flooding in southwestern Japan

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Massive flooding triggered by torrential rain in the southwestern Japanese prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima left seven dead, 14 with no vital signs and...
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Japan’s top flight football league resumes amid new pandemic worries

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Japan's top flight football league resumed behind closed doors on Saturday amid worries of a second wave of coronavirus infections. The J-League...
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Japan approves extending dispatch of SDF troops to South Sudan

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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...
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Japan to conduct 10,000 coronavirus antibody tests

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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...
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Japan avails US$15 million for food assistance to Zimbabwe

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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

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have called on countries to keep trade open as the world battles the...
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Meet Rida Haisam, Ghanaian Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Phenom

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Rida Haisam is a Ghanaian Born resident of Tokyo, Japan. He spent his formative years in Accra, Ghana before moving to Japan in...
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Japan to declare nationwide state of emergency amid continued COVID-19 spread

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

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

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

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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...
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2020 Tokyo Olympic Games rescheduled to July 23

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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

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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...
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Zambia seeks to attract more investment from Japan

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Zambia and Japan on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at helping the southern African nation attract more Japanese investment. The...
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China’s Hainan donates 200,000 pieces of medical masks to Japan, South Korea

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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...
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame Arrives In Japan

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THE OLYMPIC FLAME FOR TOKYO 2020 TOUCHED DOWN IN JAPAN EARLY ON FRIDAY TO START ITS 121-DAY OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY JOURNEY AROUND THE COUNTRY,...
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

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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

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

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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...
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2 Ghanaian boxers seal Tokyo 2020 qualification

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Two Ghanaian boxers have picked slots for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Suleman Tetteh, a flyweight boxer and Samuel Takyi, a featherweight boxer,...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO chief says South Korea, Italy, Iran, Japan greatest concern for COVID-19

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The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that the spread of COVID-19 in South Korea, Italy, Iran and Japan has...
A view of a house where is believed that former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn lived before he fled to Lebanon, in Tokyo, Japan January 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tim Kelly

Former Nissan chief must stand trial in Japan

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Japanese Deputy Justice Minister Hiroyuki Yoshiie said here on Monday that former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn must stand trial in Japan. "We...
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Japan’s Abe orders government to draft policy to fight COVID-19

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday ordered his government to promptly draw up a basic policy to contain the spread of the novel...

Canadian cruise ship passenger tests negative for coronavirus

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A Canadian who returned to Canada Friday after being aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan has tested negative for the illness while under...
Photo taken on Feb. 6, 2020 shows the "Diamond Princess", a cruise ship which has been kept in quarantine at the port of Yokohama in Japan. Test results show that nine passengers and a crew member on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast in Japan are infected with the novel coronavirus, the Japanese health ministry said Wednesday. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

2 passengers from virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship die in Japan

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Two Japanese passengers from the novel coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama have died after being infected with the virus, government officials...
Photo taken on Feb. 6, 2020 shows the "Diamond Princess", a cruise ship which has been kept in quarantine at the port of Yokohama in Japan. Test results show that nine passengers and a crew member on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast in Japan are infected with the novel coronavirus, the Japanese health ministry said Wednesday. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Passengers start disembarking from virus-hit Diamond Princess in Japan

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Passengers on the novel coronavirus-inflicted Diamond Princess cruise ship started disembarking on Wednesday in Japan's Yokohama Port after a two-week quarantine period. ...
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Black Bombers Assure Nation Of Qualification To Tokyo 2020

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Members of the national boxing team, the Black Bombers have assured Ghanaians of Olympic qualification to put Ghana’s name on the list of countries...
Supportive banners outside the South Korean Embassy in Beijing. Photo: South Korean Embassy

China, South Korea and Japan deepen ties amid epidemic

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South Korea and Japan have both shown great support for China amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, which many Chinese citizens hailed as...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Japan supports UNICEF activities in W. Libya with US$500

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday said that Japan had supported UNICEF emergency activities for vulnerable children in western Libya with 500,000...