Japan's Marubeni to foray into Indian real estate
To invest Rs 300 cr in Wadhwa's Residential Project in Mumbai's Mulund suburb
Japanese stocks tumble on lockdown fears as new fiscal year begins
The benchmark Nikkei average fell 4.5% to a one-week closing low of 18,065...
Risk currencies ease, yen firms as investors brace for global downturn
The euro fetched $1.1029, easing slightly, while the dollar dipped 0.1...
Japanese shares drop on fears of coronavirus forcing Tokyo into lockdown
The benchmark Nikkei average dropped 1.6% to 19,084.97 after Friday's 3.9% gain.
Every 4 decades, something jinxes the Olympics. This time, it’s the coronavirus
Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, Taro Aso, pointed out that the Games appear to be cursed.
COVID-19 impact: New Olympic date likely 'this week': Organisers
New dates for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will likely be revealed this week, organisers said Monday after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until next year.
What could an Olympics postponement cost Japan?
Toshiro Muto, CEO of Tokyo 2020, asked about how much delaying the games will cost Japan, said: "The basic policy of postponement was decided today. How exactly are we going to achieve the postponement? That will be discussed among the IOC, us and Tokyo. I am sure it will be very difficult."
A falling yen may not be the economic cure Japan seeks
The yen, which investors typically snap up as a safe haven in times of financial market stress, fell nearly 10% against the dollar this month, as pandemic fears spurred a stampede into the refuge of the world's most powerful currency.
Thousands flock to see Olympic flame in Japan despite coronavirus fears
More than 50,000 people on Saturday queued to watch the flame displayed at Sendai station in Miyagi, chosen as part of the "Recovery Olympics" to showcase the region's revival after the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown. The pandemic has already shredded the global sports calendar, with top sports leagues suspended and major tournaments postponed.
A coronavirus explosion was expected in Japan. Where is it?
Japan’s initial slow response to the virus, its handling of the Diamond Princess cruise ship -- where about one in five people aboard became infected while it was quarantined in Yokohama -- and the decision not to initially block travel from China left the nation open to criticism it could become home to a “second Wuhan.”
COVID-19: EU relaxes fruit & veggies imports; no orders from US
The European Union has eased rules for import of fresh fruit and vegetables from India. It has done away with the requirement for a physical certificate assuring food safety, and animal and plant health standards.
Postponing Olympics may become inevitable: Japan PM Shinzo Abe
Shinzo Abe told parliament Japan was still committed to a "complete" Games, but added: "if that becomes difficult, in light of considering athletes first, it may become inevitable that we make a decision to postpone."
Coronavirus pandemic: Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, the ...
No Coronavirus cases in our premises: Isha Yoga Center
Being an establishment that receives several international visitors, the center said it moved swiftly to put directives in place even before the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic and before the central and state governments announced lockdowns and imposed travel bans.
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