Hirokazu Matsuno

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Japan Bans Export Of Chemical-Related Goods To Russia Amid Nuclear Scare

Japan has announced to ban the export of chemical-related good to Russia, following Russia’s nuclear threats against Ukraine. Japan has also halted transactions with about 21 Russian organisations such as science labs, in view of the same. Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said that Japan is “deeply concerned” about the possible use of nuclear weapons by Russia. He further assured to support Ukraine and issue sanctions against… read-more

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 07:43 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Japan, Hirokazu Matsuno, Nuclear Weapons

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

People at a airport in Japan.

Photo: The Japan Times

Japan Finds 1st Case Of Omicron A Day After Closing Border

After closing all its borders to all foreigners, Japan confirms its first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The variant was confirmed in a traveller who recently arrived from Namibia at Tokyo airport of Narita, reported Reuters. Closing all the borders is being considered as the world's toughest precautionary measure. Reportedly, the closure of the border, welcomed by the public, will be in effect for at least a month. 

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 07:31 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Japan, Covid-19, Omicron Strain, Namibia, Hirokazu Matsuno

Courtesy: Reuters