China threatens to nuke Japan over Taiwan issue, claim reports

Beijing: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) aired a video in which it threatened Japan with a nuclear response and “full-scale war” if it interfered in China’s handling of Taiwan. The video, which appeared on a channel approved by the CCP, singled out Japan as the one exception to China`s policy to not use nuclear weapons […]

Rescuers search for dozens missing in resort town after mudslide in Japan’s Atami city

Tokyo: Rescue workers slogged through mud and debris Monday (July 5) looking for dozens feared missing after a giant landslide ripped through a Japanese seaside resort town, killing at least three people. National broadcaster NHK reported that 80 people were unaccounted for. Officials were preparing to release their names in hopes of reaching some that […]

Japan floods: Rescue work continues after deadly landslides, 20 missing in Atami city

Tokyo: Rain hampered Japanese rescuers seeking 20 missing people on Sunday (July 4) after landslides triggered by torrential rains hit the central city of Atami, killing at least two, Kyodo news agency said. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said about 19 people were rescued and about 130 buildings were affected after floods, landslides and cascading mud […]

Torrential rains cause mudslide in Japan, at least 20 missing

Tokyo: A powerful mudslide carrying a deluge of black water and debris crashed into rows of houses in a town west of Tokyo following heavy rains on Saturday, leaving at least 19 people missing, officials said. Dozens of homes may have been buried in Atami, a town known for hot springs, said Shizuoka prefecture spokesman […]

US President Joe Biden to skip Tokyo Olympic games, says White House

Japan White House announced on Monday (June 28) that US President Joe Biden will not attend the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. However, US first lady Jill Biden will visit Tokyo for the Olympics and may hold a meeting with Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga. Source link

Toshiba shareholders remove chairman in shake-up for Japan Inc

Tokyo: Toshiba Corp shareholders ousted the chairman of the board on Friday, delivering a powerful rebuke to the company after management was found to have colluded with the Japanese government to put pressure on foreign investors. The unexpected removal of chairman Osamu Nagayama, a veteran of corporate Japan, and another director marked a clear victory […]

डूब रही महिला को निकालने में जुटी एजेंसियां, बाहर आने पर हर कोई हो गया हैरान

टोक्यो. जापान में किसी ने एक महिला को पानी में डूबते देखा तो समझदारी दिखाते हुए तुरंत इमरजेंसी सर्विस को फोन कर दिया. लेकिन जब महिला को पानी से बाहर निकाला गया, तो उसे देखकर हर कोई हैरान रह गया. दरअसल, ये महिला नहीं, बल्कि सेक्स डॉल थी. इसे जापान में डच वाइफ कहा जाता […]

Japan Airlines begins on-site vaccinations for employees, prioritises those working on international routes

Tokyo: Japan Airlines Co on Monday (June 14) began providing on-site COVID-19 vaccinations for its employees, with the move coming a day after All Nippon Airways Co started its own inoculation drive becoming the first business in Japan to begin workplace vaccinations. Both airlines started to administer the inoculations at Tokyo`s Haneda airport, with crew […]

इंसान क्या सचमुच 150 बरस जी सकता है? जानें क्‍या कहती है स्‍टडी

ब्राइटन. हम में से ज्यादातर लोग 80 वर्ष के आसपास जीने की उम्मीद कर सकते हैं, लेकिन कुछ लोग उम्मीद से आगे जाकर सौ बरस से अधिक भी जीते है. ओकिनावा, जापान और सार्डिनिया, इटली जैसे स्थानों में, ऐसे कई लोग हैं जो अपनी उम्र का सैकड़ा पार कर चुके हैं. इतिहास के सबसे उम्रदराज […]

China, Japan, Philippines and Thailand likely to be new COVID ‘hotspot’: US study

New York: A joint study conducted by a team of researchers has claimed that China, Japan, the Philippines and Thailand may turn into new “hotspots” favourable for bats that carry coronaviruses. According to the study, conditions in these places could become ripe for the disease to jump from bats to humans. The study has been […]

White House extends trusts in Japan to prioritise public health safety at Olympics amid COVID-19

Washington: The United States government has extended its trust over Japan`s “commitment” to prioritise public health ahead of Tokyo Olympics this summer on July 23 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Kyodo News, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday (May 26) said that the US trusts Japan`s commitment to prioritize public health as it […]