Tag: Japan

Japan PM vows to tackle virus as public support plunges

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged Monday to tackle surging coronavirus cases and restore normal life "as soon as possible" as polls showed plunging...

Japan sumo wrestler quits, saying coronavirus fears ignored

A sumo wrestler in Japan said he had "no choice" but to quit the sport after his request to skip a tournament for fear...
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Nestle temporarily halts Milo sale in Japan after health benefit viral post sparks buying...

PETALING JAYA, Dec. 10 — Nestle Japan has temporarily halted the sale of Milo after viral tweets caused demand to skyrocket beyond the company’s...
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Japan weighs ships for Aegis missile defence system

Japan will build two ships equipped with Aegis missile interceptors after public opposition forced the government to scrap deployment of a costly land-based system,...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 11, 2020

As of 8 am, August 11, 2020: World count: 19,958,036 cases, 12,158,075 recoveries, 728,612 deaths There are now a total of 19,958,036 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide....

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 5, 2020

As of 8 am, August 5, 2020: World count: 18,445,787 cases, 11,036,083 recoveries, 691,740 deaths There are now a total of 18,445,787 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide....

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for July 28, 2020

As of 8 am, July 28, 2020: World count: 16,360,298 cases, 9,454,796 recoveries, 650,918 deaths There are now 16,360,298 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for July 24, 2020

As of 8 am, July 24, 2020: World count: 15,429,889 cases, 8,758,636 recoveries, 631,680 deaths There are now 15,429,889 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...

Morning Brief: Coronavirus update for July 17, 2020

As of 9 am, July 17, 2020: World count: 13,654,445 cases, 7,622,505 recoveries, 586,174 deaths There are now 13,654,445 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 13, 2020

As of 5 am, June 13, 2020: World count: 7,573,699 cases, 3,582,269 recoveries, 423,155 deaths There are now 7,573,699 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...