Tag archive for ‘Japan’
By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Questions on sailing, triathlon remain for 2020 : IOC’s Coates

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 still faces questions on judo, sailing and triathlon, where issues about water quality in particular remain unresolved, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John More...

By news On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Tokyo 2020 must address questions, says IOC’s Coates

TOKYO (Reuters) – John Coates, chairman of the IOC’s Coordination Committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, told organizers on Monday that stakeholders may lose confidence in their ability to host the Games More...

By news On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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EU Mexico trade deal: Brussels signs agreement with Mexico in message to Donald Trump | World | News

The EU and the South American nation’s agreement is a coup for both parties in the face of increased protectionism from the United States under Mr Trump. Since its plans for a trade alliance with the US were More...

By news On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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World’s ‘oldest person’ dies in Japan aged 117

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese woman born in the final year of the 19th century and believed to have been the world’s oldest person died on Saturday, Kyodo news agency said. She was 117. Nabi Tajima, born More...

By news On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Treasury chief may visit China as trade tensions simmer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world’s two largest economies, as international policymakers More...

By news On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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U.S. Treasury chief may visit China as trade tensions simmer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world’s two largest economies, as international policymakers More...

By news On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Shadow-boxing tough guy should protect home-alone Japanese women

TOKYO (Reuters) – Behind the apartment’s curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in. More...

By news On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Shadow-boxing tough guy should protect home-alone Japanese women

TOKYO (Reuters) – Behind the apartment’s curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in. More...

By news On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Japanese fans flock to Anaheim amid Ohtani-mania

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) – Shohei Ohtani is turning Angels Stadium in Anaheim into a favored destination for Japanese tourists and expats looking to see their beloved countryman in action as he shines in More...

By news On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Trump launches effort to boost U.S. weapons sales abroad

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration rolled out a long-awaited overhaul of U.S. arms export policy on Thursday aimed at expanding sales to allies, saying it will bolster the American defense industry More...