Gulf Times - Japan
Japanese researchers trial early warning test for acute Covid-19 cases

Japanese researchers trial early warning test for acute Covid-19 cases

Japanese researchers have developed a blood test they say appears to serve as an early warning system for serious cases of Covid-19, and deployed 500 prototype machines to trial its effectiveness nationwide.

QNB: Japan's "Abenomics" set to continue into the new political cycle

QNB: Japan's "Abenomics" set to continue into the new political cycle

"The economic doctrine often referred to as 'Abenomics' (a combination of aggressive monetary and fiscal expansion with structural reforms) is expected to be continued into the post-Abe era"

ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea vow to use all policy tools to combat pandemic

ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea vow to use all policy tools to combat pandemic

Finance ministers and central bank governors from 10-member ASEAN nations and China, Japan and South Korea pledged today to use “all available policy tools” to sustain recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, they said in a joint statement early today.

Amir congratulates new Prime Minister of Japan

Amir congratulates new Prime Minister of Japan

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani today sent a cable of congratulations to Yoshihide Suga on the occasion of his election as prime minister of Japan, wishing him success and more development and prosperity for the Japanese people.

Yoshihide Suga elected Japan's Prime Minister

Yoshihide Suga elected Japan's Prime Minister

Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, was elected Japan's prime minister by parliament today.

Tokyo lowers alert level as coronavirus fears ease

Tokyo lowers alert level as coronavirus fears ease

Tokyo's government today dropped its coronavirus alert by one notch from the highest level as cases continue to trend down, opening the path for a loosening of restrictions on night-time activity.

Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent winds, heavy rain

Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent winds, heavy rain

A powerful typhoon that officials warned could bring record rains and gusts strong enough to flip cars slammed into southern Japan on Sunday, prompting authorities to urge millions to seek shelter.

Third crewman from cattle ship rescued on lifeboat off Japan

Third crewman from cattle ship rescued on lifeboat off Japan

A third crewman from a cargo ship that capsized this week off the coast of Japan with more than 40 crew and some 6,000 cattle on board was found alive on Friday after he was spotted by a search plane ...

Ship carrying 6,000 cattle, 43 crew capsized in storm off Japan

Ship carrying 6,000 cattle, 43 crew capsized in storm off Japan

More than 40 crew members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in the East China Sea, the Japanese coastguard said on Thursday.

Japan's PM Abe resigning for health reasons

Japan's PM Abe resigning for health reasons

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in the world's third-largest economy.

School funded by Qatar in Japan's tsunami-hit area opens

School funded by Qatar in Japan's tsunami-hit area opens

Qatar's Ambassador to Japan Hassan bin Mohamed Rafi al-Emadi participated in the opening ceremony of Onagawa Elementary and Junior High School in Onagawa City, Miyagi Prefecture.

Qatar's ambassador inspects facilities built by QFF in disaster-stricken areas in Japan

Qatar's ambassador inspects facilities built by QFF in disaster-stricken areas in Japan

HE the ambassador of Qatar to Japan, Hassan bin Mohamed Rafi al-Emadi, paid an inspection tour to three facilities that were completed as part of the projects of the Qatar Friendship Fund ...