27 feared dead in building fire in Japan's Osaka

27 feared dead in building fire in Japan's Osaka

Twenty-seven people were feared dead after a blaze swept through a commercial building housing a mental health clinic in the Japanese city of Osaka on Friday, as reports said police considered arson a possible cause of the fire.
'A lot of regrets': Tennis star Osaka says shyness is holding her back

'A lot of regrets': Tennis star Osaka says shyness is holding her back

LOS ANGELES: Former world number one Naomi Osaka has admitted having "a lot of regrets" and said she's soul-searching during the coronavirus lockdown for ways to become more assertive.
Osaka opens year with tough win over Sakkari

Osaka opens year with tough win over Sakkari 1

Japanese star Naomi Osaka came from a break down in the third set to overcome Greece's Maria Sakkari in the first round of the WTA Brisbane International on Tuesday (Jan 7).
Naomi Osaka reaches China Open round two despite being 'riled up'

Naomi Osaka reaches China Open round two despite being 'riled up'

Naomi Osaka said she had been "really riled up" as Japan's two-time Grand Slam champion reached the second round at the China Open on Sunday (Sep 29) despite being far from her best.
Osaka blazes into Pan Pacific quarters

Osaka blazes into Pan Pacific quarters

Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka beat qualifier Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria in straight sets on Wednesday (Sep 18) to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals.
Williams ban for US Open umpire after Serena-Osaka furore

Williams ban for US Open umpire after Serena-Osaka furore

Carlos Ramos will not officiate any US Open matches involving Serena or Venus Williams in the wake of last year's "bittersweet" women's final controversy involving Serena and Naomi Osaka.
Who needs the G20? Question gets louder in Osaka

Who needs the G20? Question gets louder in Osaka

OSAKA: Donald Trump's go-it-alone approach and widening global differences on issues from trade to climate change are overwhelming the G20, analysts say, raising questions about whether the grouping still has a role to play in the world.
PM meets world leaders on sidelines of G20 Osaka Summit

PM meets world leaders on sidelines of G20 Osaka Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met world leaders on the sidelines of the ongoing G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28.
G20 summit officially opens in Japan's Osaka

G20 summit officially opens in Japan's Osaka

Leaders of the Group of 20 opened a high-stakes summit in Japan's Osaka on Friday (Jun 28) that is expected to be one of the most fractious in years.
Osaka toppled by Hsieh in Miami Open third round

Osaka toppled by Hsieh in Miami Open third round

Naomi Osaka crashed out of the third round of the WTA and ATP Miami Open on Saturday (Mar 23) as Hsieh Su-Wei exacted revenge for a painful Australian Open defeat with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory.
Pliskova slays Serena as Djokovic cruises into Australian Open semi-finals

Pliskova slays Serena as Djokovic cruises into Australian Open semi-finals

Serena Williams's bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was brought to a halt in sensational style at the Australian Open Wednesday by Karolina Pliskova, but fellow former champion Novak Djokovic cruised into the semi-finals.
Vietjet’s first direct flight from Vietnam to Japan touches down

Vietjet’s first direct flight from Vietnam to Japan touches down

New-age carrier Vietjet’s first-ever flight connecting Vietnam (Hanoi) and Japan (Osaka) was made today, which is expected to further boost tourism and trade between the two countries and across the region.
Vietnam Airlines launches Da Nang-Osaka route

Vietnam Airlines launches Da Nang-Osaka route

The first flight of the national-flag carrier Vietnam Airlines from the central city of Da Nang to Japan’s Osaka city was launched on October 28. 
Osaka vows to come back stronger after WTA defeat

Osaka vows to come back stronger after WTA defeat

SINGAPORE: Rising Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka has vowed to push through fatigue and atone for her error-strewn loss to Sloane Stephens in her WTA Finals debut in Singapore on Monday (Oct 22).
Tennis queen Osaka a role model, says 'Indian' Miss Japan

Tennis queen Osaka a role model, says 'Indian' Miss Japan

Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka not only hit the cash jackpot with her historic US Open victory - she struck a blow for racial equality, according to a former Miss Japan.
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