Unwavering support from Japan’s investors

Unwavering support from Japan’s investors

Vietnam’s trade and investment ties with Japan are witnessing a new chapter for development, with both nations agreeing to further their cooperation in various sectors painted by strong fresh commitments.
PM arrives in Tokyo, beginning official visit to Japan

PM arrives in Tokyo, beginning official visit to Japan

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh arrived at Haneda airport in Tokyo on November 22 evening (local time), starting his official visit to Japan at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Kishida Fumio.
Gymnasts target Olympic slots, SEA Games titles

Gymnasts target Olympic slots, SEA Games titles

Vietnamese athletes are working hard to secure a second slot in gymnastics at the coming Olympics in Tokyo this year.
Japanese PM confirms to visit Vietnam, Indonesia in mid-October

Japanese PM confirms to visit Vietnam, Indonesia in mid-October

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who took office on September 16, has confirmed his destinations for the first overseas trip will be Vietnam and Indonesia.
Delayed and downsized, but will Tokyo Olympics be greener?

Delayed and downsized, but will Tokyo Olympics be greener?

The delay of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics forced by the coronavirus pandemic means next year's Games will be smaller and simpler, but will that make them more sustainable?
All Nippon Airways to resume Tokyo-HCM City route in August

All Nippon Airways to resume Tokyo-HCM City route in August

All Nippon Airways Co. said on July 14 it will resume some international routes next month, including one connecting Tokyo and Ho Chi Minh City.
Young sumo wrestler dies of coronavirus in Japan

Young sumo wrestler dies of coronavirus in Japan

TOKYO: A 28-year-old sumo wrestler died in Japan on Wednesday (May 13) after contracting coronavirus and suffering multiple organ failure, becoming the ancient sport's first COVID-19 fatality, the national association said.
IOC asks member countries about coronavirus impact

IOC asks member countries about coronavirus impact

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), under pressure to postpone this summer's Tokyo Games, is asking National Olympic Committees (NOCs) about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on athlete preparation.
Japan Olympic Committee official urges Tokyo 2020 delay

Japan Olympic Committee official urges Tokyo 2020 delay

The Tokyo Olympics should be postponed, according to a senior member of the Japan Olympic Committee, adding her voice to a growing chorus calling for Tokyo 2020 to be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Two more flights with COVID-19 cases announced

Two more flights with COVID-19 cases announced

The Ministry of Health announced on March 20 night that it has identified two more flights with passengers carrying the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Japan welcomes Olympic flame as doubts swirl over Games

Japan welcomes Olympic flame as doubts swirl over Games

The Olympic flame arrives in Japan on Friday (Mar 20), with what should have been a joyous celebration dramatically downscaled as doubts grow over whether the Tokyo Games can go ahead during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cancellation or postponement of Olympics over coronavirus 'not mentioned' at IOC meet: Bach

Cancellation or postponement of Olympics over coronavirus 'not mentioned' at IOC meet: Bach

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach insisted that the nightmare scenario of either cancelling or postponing the Tokyo Olympics was not discussed at a key meeting on Wednesday (Mar 4) despite the global spread of the deadly coronavirus.
Tokyo Disney parks closing for two weeks on COVID-19 fears

Tokyo Disney parks closing for two weeks on COVID-19 fears

The operator of Tokyo's two Disney resorts, Disneyland and DisneySea, said Friday (Feb 28) the parks would be closed for around two weeks on fears over the outbreak of COVID-19.
'Olympics will go ahead': Tokyo organisers slam virus rumours

'Olympics will go ahead': Tokyo organisers slam virus rumours

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers said Thursday (Feb 6) the Games would "go ahead as planned", slamming misinformation over the new coronavirus for triggering panic.
Asian markets rattled by fresh trade concerns

Asian markets rattled by fresh trade concerns

Asian markets slipped on Tuesday (Dec 3) as global trade uncertainty returned to the fore after the United States reimposed tariffs on Argentina and Brazil, threatened steep levies against France and warned China of new measures if ongoing talks are not successful.
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