Tag: Japan

Tokyo Olympics: Support from Janese PM Yoshihide Suga has dropped to its lowest level ever

Tokyo Olympics: Support from Janese PM Yoshihide Suga has dropped to its lowest level ever

Follow our live coverage of the third day of the Tokyo Olympics here. Support for Janese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga slipped nine points to 34 p ...
Tokyo Olympics: South Korean athletes urged to ignore dispute with Janese hosts

Tokyo Olympics: South Korean athletes urged to ignore dispute with Janese hosts

South Korean athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics have been urged to ignore diplomatic tensions between their government and the host country, ...
Amid the rivalry between the US and China, Asian countries are storing powerful new missile missiles

Amid the rivalry between the US and China, Asian countries are storing powerful new missile missiles

Asia could get caught up in a dangerous arms race as smaller nations that once stayed on the sidelines build arsenals of advanced long-range missil ...
Tokyo Olympics: Athletes’ Village opens, but Covid-19 concerns overshadow preparations for the Games

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes’ Village opens, but Covid-19 concerns overshadow preparations for the Games

The athletes' village for the Tokyo Olympics was officially opened on Tuesday, 10 days before the start of the world's largest sporting event. Ano ...
Coronavirus: Jan tries to extend the quasi-emergency;  Indonesia has record deaths

Coronavirus: Jan tries to extend the quasi-emergency; Indonesia has record deaths

The Janese government tends to maintain a quasi-state of emergency for the Tokyo metropolitan area during the Olympics amid a resurgence of coronav ...
Rescuers search for survivors after deadly landslide in January

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly landslide in January

More than 1,000 soldiers, firefighters and police officers waded through a huge mudslide on Sunday that tore a resort town southwest of Tokyo in Ja ...
Olympia in Tokyo: US President Joe Biden is not going – but his wife could

Olympia in Tokyo: US President Joe Biden is not going – but his wife could

US President Joe Biden will not take part in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo this year, the White House said, but his wife could attend the opening ce ...
Roaring success: boy, the “psychic” Thai lion successfully predicts four results at Euro 2020

Roaring success: boy, the “psychic” Thai lion successfully predicts four results at Euro 2020

After Paul the Octopus, Thailand has a new contender for the soccer prognosis crown: boy, the "psychic" lion, who has so far correctly named four E ...