The Japanese mayor, Takashi Kawamura, who so infamously bit into a medal that was not his, has tested positive for Covid-19. "Germ medal" To jolt your memory, Kawamura, who is the mayor for Nagoya, had sunk his pearly whites into the go..
After growing its workforce to more than 1.3 million people in 2020, Amazon is planning to hire another 55,000 employees globally in the coming months, the company announced Wednesday. This is the first major hiring push since new Chief Executive ..
REUTERS Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (4502.T) on Wednesday said they are working with Japanese authorities to recall three batches of COVID-19 vaccine after an investigation found stainless steel contam..
BBC Japan's Yoshihide Suga prime minister has said he will not run for re-election as party leader this month, signalling the end of his tenure. Mr Suga had been appointed to the role just a year ago following the resignation of Shinzo Abe...
BBC An Islamic State (IS) group suspect from the UK has pleaded guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages. Alexanda Kotey is accused of belonging to an IS cell dubbed "The Beatles" involved in kidn..
Qatar is working to facilitate the opening of humanitarian corridors to get aid into Afghanistan, a Qatari foreign ministry official said on Friday. Qatar was engaging with the Taliban to ensure a peaceful transition of power to an inclusive and e..
ZEE NEWS Tokyo: Japanese voters strongly support Taro Kono, minister in charge of fighting COVID-19, becoming the next prime minister, a second opinion poll said on Monday (September 6), as potential candidates prepare announcements that they will..
CNA DOHA: Australia beat Vietnam 1-0 on Tuesday (Sep 7) to become the first AFC nation to win 10 successive World Cup qualifiers while Japan edged China by the same score to rebound after a shock defeat to Oman last week. Australia's vict..
REUTERS Sept 8 - U.S. payments giant PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) said it would acquire Japanese buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Paidy in a $2.7 billion largely cash deal, taking another step to claim the top spot in an industry experiencin..
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