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Japan to ease state of emergency from June 20, focus on Olympics Games spectators

Japan to ease state of emergency from June 20, focus on Olympics Games spectators

Media reports say the government is considering allowing up to 10,000 spectators into stadiums during the Games, in line with a plan endo...Read More

COVID-19 pandemic shakes up most ‘liveable’ cities

COVID-19 pandemic shakes up most ‘liveable’ cities

The pandemic has shaken up the rankings of the world's most liveable cities, a study released on Wednesday showed, with metropolises in A...Read More

Japan's SoftBank returns to profit; reports profit of USD 36 billion

Japan's SoftBank returns to profit; reports profit of USD 36 billion

Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. returned to profitability for the fiscal year that ended in March, it said Wednesda...Read More

Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake jolts Japan

Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake jolts Japan

A strong earthquake struck off northern Japan early on Saturday, causing no risk of a tsunami but leaving three people injured and shakin...Read More

Japan to provide 300 oxygen generators, 300 ventilators to India amid COVID-19 surge

Japan to provide 300 oxygen generators, 300 ventilators to India amid COVID-19 surge

Japanese Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki on Friday said that Japan will provide 300 oxygen generators and 300 ventilators to India, wh...Read More

South Korean students are shaving their heads in protest; HERE's why

South Korean students are shaving their heads in protest; HERE's why

To register their protest against Japan's decision to release water from its impaired Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific ocean, mor...Read More

Japan to start releasing Fukushima nuclear plant's water into sea in 2 years despite severe opposition

Japan to start releasing Fukushima nuclear plant's water into sea in 2 years despite severe opposition

Japan's government decided Tuesday to start releasing massive amounts of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear pl...Read More

Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics to proceed without overseas spectators, confirm organisers

Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics to proceed without overseas spectators, confirm organisers

The decision to not allow overseas spectators was made during a remote meeting involving five parties, including the IOC and the Internat...Read More

7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts northeastern Japan

7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts northeastern Japan

A strong earthquake of 7.2-magnitude on the Richter Scale struck off the coast of northeastern Japan at a depth of 60 km on Saturday even...Read More

Tokyo Olympics to be staged without overseas spectators: Report

Tokyo Olympics to be staged without overseas spectators: Report

The Tokyo Olympics were postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic

Sri Lanka offers strategic deep-sea port to India and Japan

Sri Lanka offers strategic deep-sea port to India and Japan

The government said the Indian High Commission in Colombo has "approved" Sri Lanka's latest offer

Boeing 777s have been grounded after Denver incident: All you need to know

Boeing 777s have been grounded after Denver incident: All you need to know

A flight from Denver to Honolulu, which was a Boeing 777, suffered failure in its engine, followed by flames under the wing of the plane....Read More

China meddling? After pulling out of ECT deal, Sri Lanka clears $400 million debt to India

China meddling? After pulling out of ECT deal, Sri Lanka clears $400 million debt to India

New DelhiThe day Sri Lanka backed out of the joint partnership with India and Japan for the much-hyped East Container Terminal (ECT) proj...Read More

US in touch with India and Japan on coup in Myanmar: State Department

US in touch with India and Japan on coup in Myanmar: State Department

Police levelled their first formal charge against Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics 'will be held this summer' despite rising COVID-19 cases, says Japan PM Yoshihide Suga

Delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics 'will be held this summer' despite rising COVID-19 cases, says Japan PM Yoshihide Suga

Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday said the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics "will be held this summer" despite con...Read More

Japanese space capsule Hayabusa2 carrying asteroid samples arrives on Earth

Japanese space capsule Hayabusa2 carrying asteroid samples arrives on Earth

Tokyo: Japan's space agency said its helicopter search team has retrieved a capsule, which is carrying asteroid samples that could explai...Read More

Japan's SoftBank back in the black as investments improve

Japan's SoftBank back in the black as investments improve

Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. said Monday it restored its profitability in the last quarter as its investments improv...Read More

Japan formally declares Prince Akishino heir to the throne

Japan formally declares Prince Akishino heir to the throne

On Sunday, the traditional 'Rikkoshi no Rei' rite for Akishino ended a series of imperial succession rituals held since his elder brother...Read More

Financing India: Japanese investments depend on effective execution of existing projects

Financing India: Japanese investments depend on effective execution of existing projects

Japan is the fourth largest investor in the Indian economy. During April 2000 - June 2020, India attracted cumulative FDI inflows of USD ...Read More

Japan govt to cut employee bonuses for 1st time in decade

Japan govt to cut employee bonuses for 1st time in decade

The Japanese government has decided to cut bonuses for its employees in fiscal 2020, the first time in 10 years, to narrow the gap with t...Read More

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