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The Olympic rings are seen in front of Tokyo’s iconic Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower at Odaiba Marine Park on January 20, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Up to 10,000 spectators will be allowed into Tokyo Olympic venues

Up to 10,000 spectators will be allowed into the venues of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Tokyo Olympic organizers said here on Monday. The long-awaited...

Tokyo Shows Off Olympic Village With Enhanced Anti-Coronavirus Measures

Organizers of the Tokyo Summer Games unveiled the Olympic Village to media on Sunday, boasting thought-out preventive measures against COVID-19 and an on-site quarantine...
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Uganda sees first virus case among arriving Olympic teams in Tokyo

A first coronavirus case among arriving athletes has been registered in Tokyo, a month before the start of the Olympic Games. The Japanese government announced...
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Ugandan Olympic Team Member Tests Positive for Coronavirus at Tokyo Airport

One member of Uganda's Olympic team has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Japan, despite the fact that all players and staff had...
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Tokyo Residents Rally Against Olympics, ‘Peace Constitution’ Revision

Tokyo residents held a rally outside parliament on Saturday to defend pacifist Article 9 of the constitution and reject a rise in the spending...

Toshiba to speed up selection process for successor to CEO Tsunakawa

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp (TOSYY.PK, TOSBF.PK) on Friday said it will accelerate the selection process for a successor to Satoshi Tsunakawa as CEO that...
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IOC vice president arrives in Tokyo for final Olympic preparation

The Vice President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) arrived in the Japanese capital on Tuesday ahead of the start of the Tokyo Games...
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Japanese Prime Minister Suga survives vote of no confidence

Japan's hard-pressed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has survived a no-confidence vote by the opposition. With a majority of seats from his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)...
FILED - Yoshihide Suga, prime minister of Japan, takes part in a press conference in Tokyo in this file shot from March 12, 2021. Photo: Pool/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Japanese opposition submits no-confidence motion against Suga

Japan's opposition has submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's cabinet, just over a month before the Tokyo Olympics are due to...
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Japan considers quasi state of emergency during Olympics

Japan is considering placing Tokyo under a quasi state of emergency during the Olympic Games, Japanese news agency Kyodo quoted a government representative as...
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Two US Citizens Admit Aiding Ex-Nissan Head Ghosn Flee Japan

US citizens Michael Taylor and his son, Peter, who were charged with helping former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while awaiting trial, pleaded...
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Tokyo in ‘full delivery phase’ says Bach, Brisbane 2032 moves closer

The International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach, has made clear that the Tokyo Games will go ahead as planned and also announced that Brisbane...

CPC leads Chinese people to create “miracle” – Japanese politician

China's miraculous development is achieved under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which has always stuck to the purpose of serving...
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Geodrill Makes Big Promise To Ghanaian Athletes Going To Olympics Games

“Win Gold And Take Home $10,000” President & CEO of Geodrill (Exploration Drillers in West & Central Africa) sub-regions Mr. Dave Harper has on behalf...
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Black Meteors Touch Down In Tokyo For Japan And South Korea Tests

The Black Meteors have arrived in Tokyo, Japan for the International friendly games against the Olympic team of Japan and South Korea. The team departed...
The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress opens at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 18. (Photo by Shi Jiamin from People’s Daily)

Always staying with the people is secret of CPC’s great achievements – former Japanese...

The secret of the Communist Party of China (CPC)'s great achievements over the decades is that it has always stayed with the people, said...

Japanese airline begins trial of mobile app to certify passengers’ COVID-19 status

Japan's All Nippon Airways Co. on Monday began testing a mobile application to be used by passengers to certify their COVID-19 status, in a...

Japan economy contracts 5.1 percent in 1st quarter amid virus spike

Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 5.1 per cent in the first quarter, a government report showed on Tuesday, heightening fears of...
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Over 80 percent of Japanese Support Canceling or Postponing Tokyo Olympics

Up to 83% of Japanese citizens support either canceling or postponing Tokyo Olympic Games that is scheduled to take place this year from July-August,...

DarkSide Hackers Claim to Have Stolen 740Gb of Data From Toshiba

Hackers from the DarkSide group, which allegedly caused a large-scale disruption in the operation of the Colonial Pipeline company in the United States, announced...

Toyota expects 2.4 percent rise in profit despite chip shortage

Toyota Motor Corp projects net profit for the current financial year will increase 2.4 per cent year-on-year to 2.3 trillion yen (21.1 billion dollars)...
An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japan’s Nikkei falls 3 percent on pandemic fears, US tech sell-off

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average plunged 3 per cent on Tuesday following heavy losses in US technology shares. Sentiment was also hurt by fears...
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Bach’s Japan visit postponed as Covid-19 state of emergency extended

A planned visit by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach to Japan ahead of the Tokyo Games has been postponed, local organizers said...
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Japan to extend coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo, others

Japan plans to extend the current state of emergency in Tokyo and three western prefectures, the government said, as the regions have struggled to...

Report on Olympic Scholarship for Ghanaian Athletes Tokyo 2020

The following athletes have been awarded an Olympic Scholarship in preparations for Tokyo 2020. EKE Nadia Athletics 1st Sep 2017 - 30th Aug 2021 AMPONSAH Janet...

Japan to announce new state of emergency as coronavirus cases rise

Japan is set to declare another state of emergency in Tokyo and three other prefectures on Friday, as the regions face a new wave...
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Asia Pacific stocks sink amid fears of coronavirus resurgence

Shares in the Asia Pacific region fell on Wednesday, tracking losses on Wall Street and in European bourses, amid fears of a new wave...
FILED - Yoshihide Suga, prime minister of Japan, takes part in a press conference in Tokyo in this file shot from March 12, 2021. Photo: Pool/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Japan’s Suga sends offering to controversial war-linked shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday made a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in the heart of Tokyo, but did not...

Japanese researchers develop 5-minute COVID-19 test

Japanese researchers from the Riken research institute and the University of Tokyo among others said they have developed a testing method for COVID-19 that...
Profile: New president of Japan's ruling LDP Yoshihide Suga

Japan’s Suga to leave for United States for talks with Biden

(dpa) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to depart for the United States on Thursday for talks with President Joe Biden amid...