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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe lifts nationwide coronavirus lockdown

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe lifts nationwide coronavirus lockdown

Japanese PM lifts the state of emergency on Monday in Tokyo and four other areas.

Japan lifts COVID-19 emergency for 39 of 47 prefectures

Japan lifts COVID-19 emergency for 39 of 47 prefectures

Tokyo: The Japanese government on Thursday decided to lift a nationwide state of emergency for 39 of the country's 47 prefectures where t...Read More

From medal to pedal, Japan’s Olympic fencer Ryo Miyake turns food delivery boy

From medal to pedal, Japan’s Olympic fencer Ryo Miyake turns food delivery boy

"I started this for two reasons, to save money for travelling (to future competitions) and to keep myself in physical shape," he told AFP. "

Resilience and National Spirit: India-Japan Joint Working Group Meeting on Urban Development reaches Japan

Resilience and National Spirit: India-Japan Joint Working Group Meeting on Urban Development reaches Japan

Our delegation for 11th India-Japan Joint Working Group Meeting on Urban Development reached Japan on 15th October, just 3 days after sup...Read More

Coronavirus update: Japan to extend state of emergency another month

Coronavirus update: Japan to extend state of emergency another month

"We still need you to continue cooperating, and that's the experts' view," Abe said.

Coronavirus update: Japan records 13,192 COVID-19 positive cases

Coronavirus update: Japan records 13,192 COVID-19 positive cases

As of now, a total of 341 people died of the disease in Japan, while 263 patients are in critical condition.

Navigating the Covid–19 pandemic

Navigating the Covid–19 pandemic

COVID-19 came as a total surprise and shock to all parts of the world. This is the first time in modern history all the countries in the ...Read More

How China's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic will cost it once normalcy resumes

How China's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic will cost it once normalcy resumes

China's role in the coronavirus pandemic has come in for intense criticism. Setting aside conspiracy theories of weaponised superbugs coo...Read More

Tuesday Trivia: This 90s favourite animated 'Ramayana' was made in Japan

Tuesday Trivia: This 90s favourite animated 'Ramayana' was made in Japan

Arun Govil essayed Lord Rama, while Amrish Puri voiced Ravana

Don’t let virus stop your marathon

Don’t let virus stop your marathon

The Nagoya Women's Marathon and Nagoya City marathon were scheduled for March 8 and expected to attract some 20,000 runners -- a potentia...Read More

Latest Coronavirus Update: Japan poised to declare state of emergency

Latest Coronavirus Update: Japan poised to declare state of emergency

A state of emergency, which falls far short of the strict lockdown measures seen elsewhere in the world, would be declared for Tokyo, Osa...Read More

It’s possible to predict diabetes, thanks to AI

It’s possible to predict diabetes, thanks to AI

Diabetes is linked to increased risks of severe health problems, including heart disease and cancer. Preventing diabetes is essential to ...Read More

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug 8 in 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug 8 in 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 - almost exactly one year after the games were due to ...Read More

FPJ Special: What are youngsters facing in Europe, USA and Asia?

FPJ Special: What are youngsters facing in Europe, USA and Asia?

Youngsters including students and working youth in different parts of Europe, United States of America (USA) and Asia are going through a...Read More

Tokyo Olympic: From being 'best prepared'

Tokyo Olympic: From being 'best prepared'

But no one could have planned for the coronavirus pandemic that has forced an unprecedented postponement of the 2020 Games. Here, AFP Spo...Read More

Tokyo Olympics: Japan and IOC bow to the inevitable

Tokyo Olympics: Japan and IOC bow to the inevitable

"Therefore, it was agreed that the Olympic flame will stay in Japan. It was also agreed that the Games will keep the name Olympic and Par...Read More

Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed amid coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed amid coronavirus pandemic

The Games were scheduled for July 24-August 9, but after telephone discussions between IOC president Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minis...Read More

Jaguars and underpants: When Olympic torch relays go wrong

Jaguars and underpants: When Olympic torch relays go wrong

From a jaguar on the loose to an elaborate hoax involving burning underwear, the Olympic torch relay has had its fair share of mishaps.

Games silhouette against flames

Games silhouette against flames

The Olympic flame has arrived in Japan from Greece. Next comes the torch relay around the country, which is scheduled to start on Thursda...Read More

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Clock ticks hopes away from Land of the Rising Sun

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Clock ticks hopes away from Land of the Rising Sun

Behind Japan’s every effort to disperse the clouds of despair is a realisation that it cannot miss a chance to show the country’s resolve...Read More

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