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Japan to enhance area cooperation with US in revised policy

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press Updated 8:35 pm CDT, Monday, June 29, 2020 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, attends a government meeting on space development at his office in Tokyo Monday, June 29, 2020. Japan said Monday it will step up its defense capability in space and improve its ability to detect and track missiles, while…

New Japan Pro Wrestling will start running shows once again next week

As announced in the above video during a special press conference held earlier this evening, New Japan Pro Wrestling will resume operations starting with live events next week. The promotion will run shows from June 15-17, June 22-24, and July 1-3. All shows will be empty arena. In addition, it was revealed the New Japan…

No yelling, please: Japan theme park issue new Covid-19 standards

Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNNUpdated 28th May 2020 (CNN) Thrill seekers in Japan will soon get to enjoy their favorite roller coasters again now that amusement parks around the country are reopening. But…

Japan to Expand Cyberbullying Laws Following Hana Kimura’s Death

Japan is considering stepping up its laws against cyberbullying. The moves follow the death on Saturday of Hana Kimura, a pro-wrestler and personality in the “Terrace House” reality TV show. “It’s necessary to properly implement procedures to disclose information on senders in order to curb online abuses and rescue victims,” said communications minister Sanae Takaichi…

Japan to discuss cyberbullying laws after death of wrestler and ‘Terrace House’ star

(CNN)Japanese government officials are calling for action against cyberbullying, amid a national outpouring of grief after the death of professional wrestler and reality television star Hana Kimura.Kimura, a cast member on the latest season of the Netflix show "Terrace House," died on Saturday at the age of 22, confirmed World Wonder Ring Stardom, the professional…

Japan shares reach 10-week high, look past Sino-U.S. stress

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares forged ahead on Tuesday while U.S. stock futures challenged a major chart barrier as investors looked past Sino-U.S. trade tensions to more stimulus in China and a re-opening world economy. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), walks past a screen…

Japan Sinks Into a Recession With Worst Yet to Come

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Japan slips into recession, downturn set to aggravate as pandemic created chaos

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s economy slipped into recession for the first time in 4-1/2 years, putting the nation on course for its deepest postwar slump as the coronavirus crisis ravages businesses and consumers. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask walks at a business district amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan,…

Japan backs coronavirus drug; Moscow keeps lockdown: Live updates

Japan has approved the antiviral drug remdesivir for coronavirus treatment in a fast-track review just four days after a United States company submitted an application. Italy became the third country in the world to record 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus, reporting 243 new fatalities compared with a daily tally of 274 the day before. Authorities…

Japan extends state of emergency as coronavirus keeps spreading

Tokyo — Japan's prime minister on Monday extended a state of emergency over the coronavirus until the end of May, as the government warned it was too soon to lift restrictions. "I will extend the period of the state of emergency I declared on April 7 until May 31. The area covered is all prefectures in…

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Golden Globe awards held off to February 2021 due to coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: 77th Golden Globe Awards - Photo Room - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 5, 2020 - The cast of "Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood" poses backstage with their award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. REUTERS/Mike BlakeLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Golden Globes on Monday postponed its 2021 ceremony for film…

Google’s U.S. advertisement earnings to take a hit due to pandemic: report

FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Google logo is seen in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(Reuters) - Google Inc’s U.S. advertising revenue will drop 5.3% as brands pare spending during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an eMarketer report on Monday, the first decline since 2008 when the research firm began estimating the Alphabet…

Wall Street flat as virus cases increase; tech stocks advance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street’s three major indexes closed higher on Monday with the biggest gains in technology stocks as investors focused on the potential for more government stimulus measures even as they worried about an increase in coronavirus cases in the United States and other countries. Nasdaq registered its fourth record closing high…

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