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Visitors take a photo in front of newly installed Olympic rings to celebrate the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Yokohama, Japan on June 30, 2021. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon Samoa stranded due to COVID-19 The withdrawal comes just over three weeks before the start of the Games Setback of Japan’s efforts to successfully organize the …

WASHINGTON DC: On May 25, Southeast Asian foreign ministers sat down at their computers, anticipating their first formal meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. But due to a wobbly video connection, it never appeared. US officials have suggested that Blinken’s deputy, Wendy Sherman, replace. Southeast Asians balked. They wanted to meet their equal, …

Then Japanese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Yasuhide Nakayama speaks at the White House Countering Violent Extremism Summit at the State Department in Washington on February 19, 2015. REUTERS / Joshua Roberts / File Photo WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s Deputy Defense Minister on Monday warned of the growing threat posed by Sino-Russian …

A pedestrian climbs a flight of stairs near a sign for Toshiba Corp. displayed at the company show … [+] Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan on April 7, 2021. Kiyoshi Ota / Bloomberg The fall of the chairman of the board of Toshiba Corp. might turn out to be some of the best economic news Japan …

The Olympics begin on July 23, but health officials in Tokyo are concerned as the vaccination rate in Japan is still less than 10 %. A leading medical adviser in Japan said it would be safer if no fans were allowed to attend. The Olympics are vitally important to NBCUniversal – the official broadcaster of …

As the vaccine rollout shifts into high gear, its effect is starting to show in the numbers in Tokyo, with the coronavirus infection rate plummeting for frontline workers and the elderly – the demographics inoculated first. Among the 560,000 doctors, nurses and medical staff in the capital, the number of people infected in hospitals was …

TOKYO – It was an auspicious sign, as the giant panda leaned over and urinated upside down against a tree. Almost four years had passed since Ri Ri, a 15-year-old man, had last mated with his partner, Shin Shin, also 15, in Japan’s oldest zoo. But last November, Ri Ri started her courtship ritual (acrobatics …

The Surrey Art Gallery’s summer exhibitions aim to “make visible the invisible stories of Japanese Canadians once again”. Cindy Mochizuki’s personal exhibition “Autumn strawberry” opens Saturday (June 26), as does Henry Tsang’s “Hastings Park” both until August 28. Pre-booking is required to visit the gallery over the next two months, minimum, with limited entry to …

Two pieces in the exhibition include (left) “Hope” by Susan Else and (right) “El Dorado Crush” by B. Lynn Tubbe. (Photos provided) Museum on Main opens a new traveling exhibit next week – “Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State’s People, Life, and Land” – which runs from June 23 to August 14. The collection …