Tag Archives: Japan

  • Japan new PM begins 1st full day, vows to push reforms

    Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga started his first full day in office Thursday with a resolve to push forward popular reforms. Suga was formally elected Wednesday to replace Shinzo Abe, who step down due to ill health. ...

  • Dalai Lama expresses concern over health of Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday expressed concern over the declining health of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who on Friday announced his resignation due to health issues. ...

  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe resigning for health reasons

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in the world's third-largest economy. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Expansionist greed of Chinese government — A pain in the neck for the world

    It is sad that the present Chinese government has become a pain in the neck of the world, and that the Chinese government does not seem to mind this. ...

  • NS Venkataraman China as world superpower in post-COVID-19 era?

    There is no doubt that after the Second World War, COVID-19 is the most decisive development in the world, likely to turn upside-down the relations between different countries and the way that humanity will view things in life. ...

  • Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021 over coronavirus pandemic

    Olympic chiefs on Tuesday postponed the 2020 Tokyo Games until next year, a historic move to push back the world's biggest sporting event due to the coronavirus pandemic that is upending global society. ...

  • IOC admits postponing Olympics an option, but cancellation ‘not on agenda’

    The International Olympic Committee said Sunday that postponing the 2020 Olympics is one of its options as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, but that cancellation of the Tokyo showpiece was "not on the agenda". ...

  • Pope Francis calls for world without nuclear weapons

    Pope Francis Sunday described the use of nuclear bombs as "a crime", as he took his appeal for an end to atomic weapons to Hiroshima in an emotional meeting with survivors. ...

  • Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

    Japan's new Emperor Naruhito pledged Wednesday to stand by the Japanese people as he formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, the day after his father's historic abdication. ...

  • In Tokyo, Tibetan leader urges pressure on China to free his homeland

    Japan and the international community should pressure China to find a peaceful solution to its conflict with Tibet, the president of the Tibetan government-in-exile said in Tokyo. ...