December 17, 2021 | 15:36
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.
May 15, 2020 | 09:30
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.
January 07, 2020 | 16:26
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).
September 29, 2019 | 17:32
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.
September 19, 2019 | 09:40
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.
August 25, 2019 | 10:01
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.
June 30, 2019 | 11:22
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.
June 29, 2019 | 10:42
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met world leaders on the sidelines of the ongoing G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28.
June 28, 2019 | 15:38
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.
March 24, 2019 | 11:08
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.
January 24, 2019 | 09:41
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.
November 08, 2018 | 15:23
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.
October 29, 2018 | 15:11
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.
October 23, 2018 | 10:13
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).
September 24, 2018 | 16:40
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.