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Age 118, the world’s oldest living person will carry the Olympic flame in Japan

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Tokyo At 118 jaar oud, the world's oldest living person is preparing to carry the Olympic torch this May in Japan. Kane Tanaka, who has twice survived cancer, lived through two global pandemics and loves fizzy drink...

Why Japan took so long to start Covid-19 vaccinations, even with the Olympics looming

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Tokyo With the Olympic games due to start in Tokyo in July, Japan had every reason to move quickly to approve a Covid-19 vaccine and begin inoculations. But the country only started inoculating its population of 126...

Japan increases protection for US military amid ‘severe security environment

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Hong Kong Japan's military performed 25 missions in 2020 in defense of US ships or planes, a sign of the growing integration of two of Asia's most powerful armed forces. The number of what Japan calls "asset protect...

Powerful earthquake hits Japan near Fukushima

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Tokio, Japan A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Japan, close to Fukushima, late Saturday evening but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The epicenter of the quake, watter ...

Japan determined to hold Tokyo Olympics say organizers despite cancellation rumors

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Tokyo The Japanese government is determined that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead, organizers said Friday, following an unconfirmed report that a cancellation of the Games might be imminent. Op Vrydag, the Times of ...

Japan is gereed vir noodtoestand terwyl Covid-19-sake styg

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Tokio Japan kan hierdie week 'n noodtoestand betree, aangesien die land met stygende gevalle van koronavirus worstel, waarvan 'n aantal aan 'n nuwe gekoppel is, potensieel meer aansteeklike variant. Praat met 'n nuwe jaar ...

Japan will ban entry to foreign nationals after Covid-19 variant detected in country

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Japan will ban foreign nationals from entering the country starting Monday through the end of January after several cases of the new Covid-19 variant were recorded in the country, according to Japan's public broadca...

1,000 people stuck overnight in Japan traffic jam stretching 9 miles long

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Tokyo More than 1,000 people in Japan spent Thursday night stuck on a highway in their cars, waiting out a traffic jam with little food or water during a heavy snowstorm. The traffic jam, on the Kanetsu Expressway co...

US warship warned by Russian ship after challenging claims in Sea of Japan

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The US Navy challenged what it called Russia's "excessive maritime claims" to waters in the Sea of Japan Tuesday, sailing a warship into an area claimed by Moscow, an act that drew a warning from a Russian ship. Die...

Japan formally declares Prince Akishino heir to the throne

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Japan formally declared Crown Prince Akishino heir to the throne on Sunday, after his elder brother Emperor Naruhito became monarch last year following their father's abdication. The day-long ceremonies took place at...

Japan en China maak aanspraak op hierdie eilande as hul eie. Nou wys die VSA Tokio hoe dit hulle kan help verdedig

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Hongkong Tienduisende Amerikaanse en Japannese troepe sal vandeesweek met 'n massiewe eilandlandingsoefening in die Stille Oseaan begin as deel van gesamentlike militêre operasies wat gesien word as 'n waarskuwing aan China dat Washington Tokio steun. ...

Japan het so min vroulike politici dat as iemand geneig is tot kaf, dit is skadelik

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Tokio Verlede maand, Die Japanse wetgewer Mio Sugita het op sosiale media verontwaardiging veroorsaak toe sy gesê het dat sommige vroue oor seksuele aanrandings lieg. "Vroue kan soveel leuens vertel as wat hulle wil," Na verneem word, het Sugita gesê ...

Australia to join India, VSA, Japan in large naval exercises

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Hong Kong Australia will join India, the United States and Japan in next month's Malabar naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, in a move that is expected to strengthen the military relationship between the four democr...

A record one person in every 1,500 in Japan is aged at least 100 — and they’re probably a woman

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Byna 1 in 1,500 people in Japan is now aged 100 or older, new data from the Japanese government shows. Figures from Japan's Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry show the number of centenarians went above 80,000 vir ...

Japan Coast Guard suspends search for crew of missing cargo ship with 43 sailors and 5,800 cows

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The search for the crew of a cargo ship that went missing during Typhoon Maysak was suspended Saturday due to bad weather, according to Japan's Coast Guard. The Gulf Livestock 1, met 43 crew members and almost 6,...

Thousands evacuated as powerful Typhoon Haishen barrels toward Japan and the Korean Peninsula

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Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated out of the path of a powerful typhoon that's expected to make landfall in southwestern Japan on Sunday. Typhoon Haishen has sustained winds of 195 kph (121 km / h) 'n ...