Xi Jinping, Chinese President

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China Vows To Nuke Japan Over Taiwan's Control With 'Full Scale War'

The Chinese Community Party (CCP) has terrorized Japan with a “nuclear response” and “full-scale war” if Japan interferes with the interest of Beijing in Taiwan. Despite Taiwan and Beijing been governed independently over seven decades, Beijing has full sovereignty over Taiwan. “We will use nuclear bombs first, we will use nuclear bombs continuously. We will do this until Japan declares unconditional surrender for the second time,” the video… read-more

Wed, 21 Jul 2021 - 10:02 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: China, Japan, Taiwan, Nuclear Weapons

Courtesy: Times Now Digital

Using a smartphone.

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Japan Tests World's Fasted Internet Speed At 319TB Per Second

Introducing the new development in the world of the internet, Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology has successfully tested the world's fastest internet at 319 terabytes per second. Reportedly, they have broken the previous record of 178 Tbps which was set by the University College of London. The new speed can likely download 57,000 full-length movies in one second. Notably, Nasa uses the internet at 400GB… read-more

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 01:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: 319TB speed, Japan, internet speed, world's fasted internet

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Tokyo Olympics Torch Relay

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Tokyo City Bans Public Olympic Torch Relay Amid Covid-19 Concerns

The Tokyo city administration has banned the public Olympic Torch relay events due to concerns over Covid-19. After being delayed several times due to the pandemic, the summer Olympics will finally take place in 2021. According to officials, the decision to host a private flame lighting ceremony was taken to contain the spread of Covid-19. The ceremony will take place on 23rd July 2021 and will be streamed online for spectators.

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 11:15 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Japan, Tokyo, Summer Olympics

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The city of Atami

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2 Dead, Several Missing As Landslide Hits Japan; Rescue Continues

According to public broadcaster NHK, at least two people are dead and several are reported missing, as landslides hit Japan's Atami city on July 3 due to heavy rainfall. Governor Shizuoka said, two people were “found in a state of cardio and respiratory arrest", a statement used in Japan often before confirming the death. However, Police along with firefighters are searching for the missing people, rescuers, and other emergency officials.

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 07:49 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Japan, Atami, Governor Heita Kawakatsu, Landslides, mudslide, heavy rains, Governor Shizuoka

Courtesy: Aljazeera

The coronavirus may have hit East Asia 20,000 years ago.

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Coronavirus May Have Existed 20,000 Years Ago: Study

A new research study has shown that East Asians may have been subjected to Coronavirus 20,000 years ago. The outbreak has left traces in the DNA of people in modern China, Vietnam, and Japan. More than 2,500 people from 26 different regions were subjected to genomes analysis through cutting-edge computation. It is also to be noted that MERS and SARS viruses belong to the same family as Coronavirus.

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 06:50 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Covid-19, pandemic, China, Vietnam, Japan

Courtesy: WION News

A Couple

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Surname Of Choice After Marriage Is Against Japan's Constitution

Three Japanese couple who had approached the top court arguing they want to keep their own surname after marriage, was subsequently denied. According to their constitutional rule, the couples will have to choose family name as surname. However, the Debate over different surnames is a hot topic in the country because some lawmakers in the ruling coalition support the idea and some oppose it. 

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 07:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Japan, couple, Surname, Yoshihide Suga, Marriage

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Indian Olympics Association calls the restrictive regulations by the Japanese govt unfair to Indian athletes.

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Indian Athletes To Undergo 1 Week Of Daily Testing, IOA Condemns

The Japanese government has requested that Indian athletes and officials traveling to Tokyo for the Olympics undergo daily COVID-19 testing for a week. They have also asked the athletes to avoid interactions with athletes from other countries. The IOA questioned the organizers stating that all athletes were fully vaccinated and it is unfair to have stricter rules for them. These regulations is feared to affect the training period of the… read-more

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 09:22 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Olympics, Tokyo Olympics, Japan, India, Covid-19

Courtesy: Republicworld

Japanese airlines

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Vaccine Passports: Japan's Solution For Citizens Who Wish To Travel Overseas

Japan has come up with a way to allow Japanese tourists to travel around the world from next month: a vaccine passport. On June 17, Japan's top official announced that local governments will issue a paper-based vaccine certificate for the citizens that wish to travel outside the country. Other governments such as the EU are looking into digital vaccine passports in a desperate attempt to open touristy soon.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 07:41 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Japan, vaccine passports, foreign countries, European Union

Courtesy: NDTV

Japan to ship 1 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to Vietnam.

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Japan To Strengthen Diplomatic Relation; Sends One Million COVID-19 Vaccine

Japan is sending one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam, as announced on June 15 by the Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. However, the AstraZeneca vaccines are being manufactured in Japan and will reach Vietnam on June 16. To strengthen its diplomatic relations in the world, Japan is planing to send COVID vaccines to other countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand as well.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 11:54 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Covid-19 Vaccine, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, AstraZeneca

Courtesy: WION News

US tech giant Apple

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Japan Claims Of Antitrust Violations; Forms Panel To Issue Guidelines

The Japanese market has been facing several allegations of Antitrust violations, over the Apple's iOS and Google's Android which offers most of the smartphone's operating system. Meanwhile, the government has planned to form a panel to probe the connection between domestic smartphone manufacturers as well as both the US tech giants. However, the government might issue strong antitrust guidelines, if the panel finds out any distrustful… read-more

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 01:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Apple, Google, Japan, Japanese government

Courtesy: NDTV Gadgets 360