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Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics officially postponed to 2021

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

The International Olympic Committee and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have concluded the Tokyo ......

Japan to temporarily close Disneyland amid coronavirus concerns

Friday, 28 February 2020

Tokyo Disneyland will be closed starting from Saturday through to March 15 due to concerns about ......

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 organizers establish task force to counter coronavirus

Friday, 07 February 2020

Tokyo Olympics organizers have set up a task force to coordinate with public health authorities on ......

Japan hopefully has time to build virus defenses before Olympics: Professor

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Vaccines against the coronavirus, also known as corona, that has killed 170 people in China probably ......

Yamaha warns musicians not to climb in instrument cases after Ghosn escape

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Yamaha Corporation has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after ......

Japan's Naruhito hopes for a year without natural disasters

Thursday, 02 January 2020

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito said Thursday he hoped for a year without natural disasters, delivering ......

Japan gov't proposes Fukushima water release to sea or air

Monday, 23 December 2019

Japan's economy and industry ministry has proposed gradually releasing or allowing to evaporate ......

Latest Tokyo Olympic ticket lottery: 1 mln offered: 23 mln sought

Thursday, 19 December 2019

Tokyo’s Olympic tickets continue to be very hard to find - particularly in Japan. Organizers ......

The Tokyo taxi driver: Suit and tie - white gloves optional

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Very few countries deliver better service than Japan: in shops, in restaurants, or in taxis. ......

Abe opens Tokyo 2020 National Stadium

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hailed the completion of the National Stadium built for the Tokyo ......

‘Anti-terrorism drills’ with dogs conducted ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games

Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Japanese officials undertook ‘anti-terrorism’ drills involving dogs trained to detect ......

Tokyo Olympics water survey shows mixed results on E.coli levels

Friday, 15 November 2019

A survey of the water in Tokyo Bay, where the swimming leg of the triathlon will be held in the 2020 ......

More than 60 endangered turtles disappear from Japan zoo

Thursday, 07 November 2019

More than 60 endangered turtles have disappeared from a zoo in Japan’s southernmost province ......

Sadako Ogata, first female UN refugee chief, dies at 92

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Japan’s Sadako Ogata, the first woman appointed to head the UN’s refugee agency UNHCR, ......

Over $1.8 million diamond stolen from Japan jewelry fair

Saturday, 26 October 2019

Japanese police are investigating a 200 million yen ($1.84 million) diamond allegedly stolen from an ......

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