Japan

Netanyahu expresses appreciation for friendship of departing Japanese PM

Abe's resignation will trigger a leadership race in the LDP, the winner of which must be formally elected in parliament.

29/08/2020
Japan researchers say ozone effective in neutralizing coronavirus

The experiment used an ozone generator in a sealed chamber with a sample of coronavirus. The potency of the virus declined by more than 90% when subjected to low level ozone for 10 hours.

By REUTERS
26/08/2020
Mideast meets East meets West during the global coronavirus pandemic

The film’s creators and collaborators, who come from different worlds, brought together their artistic points of view to find new ways to make art and to communicate amid COVID-19 lockdowns.

Japanese diplomat Sugihara Chiune, known as "Japanese Oskar Schindler."
Japanese municipality holds benefit to commemorate savior of Jews

The benefit, which began this week in Japan’s Gifu district, will continue until Sept. 10 and its proceeds will go toward commemorating Chiune Sugihara’s actions in Japan.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
22/08/2020
Israeli Artificial Intelligence start up signs Japanese R&D deal

Nikko Global Wrap is a major Tokyo-based, international asset management company with over JPY2.3 trillion (approx. USD21.5bn) under management.

Japan's Abe, on WW2 anniversary, vows not to repeat war

Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine for war dead.

By REUTERS
15/08/2020
Oil tanker [illustrative photo]
Mauritius PM prepares for 'worst case scenario' from damaged oil tank

Conservationists said they were starting to find dead fish as well as seabirds covered in oil, increasing fears of an ecological catastrophe despite a massive local cleanup operation that includes ma

By REUTERS
10/08/2020
Hiroshima marks 75 years since atomic bombing in scaled-back ceremony

The city said the significance of the anniversary of the bombing that killed 140,000 people before the end of 1945 had prompted its decision to hold the ceremony despite the spread of the coronavirus

By REUTERS
06/08/2020
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