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Tokyo Games still weigh limits on fans

Officials say that more than 80% of athletes and support staff will be vaccinated

05 Jul 2021 4:31 PM

Japan to ask athletes from India, others for more COVID-19 tests

Japan aims to put the new rule, which will be applied to athletes from India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan

27 Jun 2021 10:03 AM

Japan set to ease virus emergency ahead of Olympics

Japan has been struggling since late March to slow a wave of infections propelled by more contagious variants

17 Jun 2021 11:13 AM

10,000 Olympic volunteers quit ahead of Games: Organisers

Some of the volunteers are likely also to be among the approximately 80 percent of people in Japan who oppose hosting the Games this year

03 Jun 2021 1:37 PM

Yes. Tokyo Olympics are 'a go' despite opposition, pandemic

IOC Vice President John Coates has said the games will open on July 23 - state of emergency, or no state of emergency

02 Jun 2021 10:43 AM

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Tokyo Olympics looking more and more like fan-free event

Fans from abroad were ruled out months ago as being too risky during a pandemic

28 May 2021 4:27 PM

Chinese acquiring land around military bases in Japan: Report

The investments and purchase plans were driven by Chinese-led foreign corporations and could pose a risk to Japan's safety

21 May 2021 1:40 PM

Gold prices hit all-time high amid US-China spat

Gold rose 1.0% to a record high of $1,920.9 per ounce, surpassing a peak touched in September 2011

27 Jul 2020 9:39 AM

Oil falls as worsening pandemic threatens recovery

In the US, energy drillers cut the number of oil and natural gas rigs operating to a record for an 11th week in a row

20 Jul 2020 8:05 AM

Japan holds sumo despite rise in virus infections

The tournament runs through August 2 at Ryogoku Kokugikan, the primary sumo arena at the heart of the Japanese capital

19 Jul 2020 3:28 PM

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Oil prices slip after OPEC, allies agree to loosen supply curbs

OPEC+ agreed on Wednesday to scale back oil production cuts from August as the global economy slowly recovers from the coronavirus pandemic

16 Jul 2020 8:53 AM

Fujifilm partners with Dr Reddy's to sell Avigan for COVID-19 treatment

In June, Glenmark received regulatory approval for favipiravir, generic form of Avigan, as treatment for virus infections in India

01 Jul 2020 2:55 PM

Japan's exports fall most since 2009 as virus hits US shipments

Overall imports fell 26.2% in the year to May, versus the median estimate for a 20.4% decrease, posting the biggest drop since October 2009

17 Jun 2020 9:24 AM

Oil prices drop as coronavirus infections rise

Production from seven major U.S. shale formations is likely to drop to close to a two-year low of 7.63 million barrels per day by July

16 Jun 2020 9:02 AM

Oil drops after jump in US crude stockpiles, renews oversupply concerns

Distillate fuel stockpiles, rose by 4.3 million barrels, outpacing expectations for a 3 million barrel increase

10 Jun 2020 9:12 AM

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Global shares advance on surprise recovery in US employment

Labor Department’s employment report showed that jobless rate falling to 13.3% last month from 14.7% in April, a post-World War Two high

08 Jun 2020 10:12 AM

Japan's economy shrinks less than initial estimate but still in recession

Export-dependent Japan's economy had contracted at an annual rate of 7.2% in the October-December period

08 Jun 2020 9:32 AM

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

The saliva-based PCR tests can be given to those who have had symptoms for up to nine days, Japan’s health ministry said

02 Jun 2020 1:26 PM

Hong Kong stocks tumble, Asian shares lower as Beijing impose new security law

China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong

22 May 2020 9:19 AM

Alibaba's Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board, to focus on philanthropy

The departure of Ma, who retired as Alibaba’s chairman in September, comes as he pulls back from business roles to focus on philanthropy

18 May 2020 9:43 AM

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