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# japan - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan

Jan 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 24,954 Views 15 Comments

Tokyo 2020 organisers are insisting the Games will go ahead this year.

# japan - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland

Oct 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 6,973 Views 2 Comments

The Lions head coach has urged Premiership Rugby to remove its block on players.

# japan - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour
# Brave Blossoms
From The42
# Brave Blossoms

Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour

Oct 21st 2020, 8:00 AM 5,887 Views 7 Comments

The game is set to be played at Murrayfield in Edinburgh in June 2021.

# japan - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe
# At The Helm
# At The Helm

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe

Sep 16th 2020, 8:00 AM 14,906 Views 10 Comments

Yoshihide Suga said he is a reformer who will help revive Japan’s Covid-ravaged economy.

# japan - Friday 11 September, 2020

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan
# Timing
# Timing

The UK has announced it has agreed a 'historic' trade deal... with Japan

Sep 11th 2020, 11:18 AM 35,127 Views 91 Comments

The news comes as the EU is threatening legal action over the UK reneging on its commitments made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

# japan - Monday 7 September, 2020

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan
# Typhoon Haishen
# Typhoon Haishen

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan

Sep 7th 2020, 7:48 AM 12,122 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Haishen hit the southeastern coast of South Korea with sustained winds of up to 78 mph.

# japan - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says
# Typhoon Maysak
# Typhoon Maysak

Ship with 42 crew and carrying nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:40 AM 34,761 Views 29 Comments

A survivor from the ship told the Japanese coastguard the Gulf Livestock 1 fell victim to rough weather during Typhoon Maysak.

# japan - Friday 28 August, 2020

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'
# Skydrive
# Skydrive

More a motorcycle with propellers, Japanese company unveils its 'flying car'

Aug 28th 2020, 2:59 PM 40,822 Views 22 Comments

The machine so far can fly for just five to 10 minutes.

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems
# Health Issues
# Health Issues

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 9:27 AM 28,234 Views 11 Comments

It had been heavily speculated Abe would step down after recent unannounced hospital visits.

# japan - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year
# Join The Club
From The42
# Join The Club

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year

Aug 26th 2020, 11:30 AM 5,378 Views 10 Comments

The 28-year-old should still be available to feature for the national team in 2021.

# japan - Monday 20 July, 2020

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll
# Tokyo Drift
From The42
# Tokyo Drift

Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll

Jul 20th 2020, 8:29 AM 2,071 Views 2 Comments

Most of those backing a delay or cancellation said they simply didn’t believe the pandemic could be contained in time for the Games.

# japan - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths
# Japan Flooding
# Japan Flooding

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths

Jul 7th 2020, 9:13 AM 9,558 Views 1 Comment

Soldiers, police and rescue workers have been searching for survivors in riverside towns.

# japan - Monday 6 July, 2020

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby
# Japan
From The42
# Japan

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby

Jul 6th 2020, 12:11 PM 6,217 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old was a popular figure at last year’s World Cup in Japan.

# japan - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan
# Kumamoto
# Kumamoto

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan

Jul 5th 2020, 2:17 PM 16,167 Views 8 Comments

The floods in Kumamoto region have caused serious damage.

# japan - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan
# Kumamoto
# Kumamoto

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

Jul 4th 2020, 9:55 AM 9,241 Views 2 Comments

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

# japan - Monday 22 June, 2020

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
# Ring Of Fire
# Ring Of Fire

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Jun 22nd 2020, 3:20 PM 9,539 Views 7 Comments

It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun

# japan - Monday 25 May, 2020

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan
# Sayonara
From The42
# Sayonara

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan

May 25th 2020, 9:30 AM 8,229 Views 20 Comments

The 30-year-old will leave Saracens after 12 years with the club.

# japan - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move
# Departure
From The42
# Departure

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move

May 13th 2020, 5:20 PM 7,179 Views 8 Comments

The 32-year-old will be ineligible for the Welsh if he heads abroad.

# japan - Sunday 19 April, 2020

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement

Apr 19th 2020, 9:52 AM 15,298 Views 9 Comments

The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018

# japan - Monday 6 April, 2020

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that
# Big In Japan
From The42
# Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Apr 6th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,523 Views 0 Comments

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

# japan - Monday 16 March, 2020

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death

Mar 16th 2020, 10:39 AM 16,800 Views 17 Comments

The court ruled that the former employee of the facility deserved no leniency.

# japan - Monday 9 March, 2020

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested
# Core Values
From The42
# Core Values

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested

Mar 9th 2020, 2:15 PM 13,547 Views 6 Comments

A player from the Hino Red Dolphins was arrested for alleged cocaine use.

# japan - Friday 28 February, 2020

British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19

Feb 28th 2020, 2:16 PM 80,163 Views 65 Comments

He is the first British person to have died from the coronavirus.

# japan - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 11:17 AM 42,308 Views 37 Comments

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he has asked schools to remain closed until spring holidays begin in late March.

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
# Not Going Green
# Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,186 Views 30 Comments

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

# japan - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Coronavirus cruise ship passengers arrive back in the UK
# Diamond Princess
# Diamond Princess

Coronavirus cruise ship passengers arrive back in the UK

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:22 PM 15,620 Views 12 Comments

The passengers will now go into quarantine in Wirral.

# japan - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight

Updated Feb 20th 2020, 10:10 AM 48,984 Views 16 Comments

Both passengers, who were in their 80s, were taken off the ship last week and were being treated in hospital.

# japan - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends

Feb 19th 2020, 7:04 AM 12,887 Views 17 Comments

Two Irish citizens who were on the cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus.

# japan - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Two Irish citizens test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Two Irish citizens test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan

Feb 18th 2020, 4:01 PM 60,906 Views 62 Comments

The couple are understood to have tested positive for Covid-19 a number of days ago.

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says

Feb 18th 2020, 9:06 AM 16,953 Views 9 Comments

The Diamond Princess ship docked in Japan has more than 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# japan - Saturday 15 February, 2020

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Feb 15th 2020, 8:33 AM 19,634 Views 20 Comments

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

'It's something new, something very different... I thought it would be cool to be part of'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It's something new, something very different... I thought it would be cool to be part of'

Feb 15th 2020, 7:45 AM 14,924 Views 1 Comment

Former Munster and Pau back row Paddy Butler has joined Japanese club Yamaha Júbilo.

# japan - Friday 14 February, 2020

Cruise passengers land in Cambodia after two weeks at sea over coronavirus fears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Cruise passengers land in Cambodia after two weeks at sea over coronavirus fears

Feb 14th 2020, 10:49 AM 13,427 Views 9 Comments

Another ship began letting passengers over the age of 80 off the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

Feb 14th 2020, 7:19 AM 14,891 Views 10 Comments

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# japan - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

Updated Feb 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 49,777 Views 41 Comments

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

# japan - Friday 7 February, 2020

At least 61 people on cruise ship off Japan coast test positive for coronavirus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

At least 61 people on cruise ship off Japan coast test positive for coronavirus

Feb 7th 2020, 3:00 PM 19,147 Views 22 Comments

Passengers on the ship have been asked to stay inside their cabins to prevent new infections.

# japan - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

At least 10 people infected with coronavirus on board Japan cruise ship
# Princess Diamond
# Princess Diamond

At least 10 people infected with coronavirus on board Japan cruise ship

Feb 5th 2020, 8:18 AM 19,998 Views 7 Comments

Tests are being carried out on samples taken from 273 of the 3,711 people on board.

# japan - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Coronavirus latest: Japan, EU, US and South Korea to evacuate citizens from Wuhan
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

Coronavirus latest: Japan, EU, US and South Korea to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

Jan 28th 2020, 8:34 PM 16,915 Views 22 Comments

All cases had involved people who had been in or near Wuhan, but Japan and Germany have now reported human-to-human cases.

# japan - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Carlos Ghosn escape: Lebanon receives Interpol wanted notice for Nissan ex-chairman who fled Japan
# On The Run
# On The Run

Carlos Ghosn escape: Lebanon receives Interpol wanted notice for Nissan ex-chairman who fled Japan

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 1:30 PM 17,107 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

# japan - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Authorities left dumbfounded after ex-Nissan boss flees Japan to Lebanon while awaiting trial
# Carlos Ghosn
# Carlos Ghosn

Authorities left dumbfounded after ex-Nissan boss flees Japan to Lebanon while awaiting trial

Dec 31st 2019, 10:20 AM 16,866 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

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