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Women's world No. 2 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of this year's Wimbledon and has shifted her focus on the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
While countries like Japan deciding to issue "vaccine passports" as proof of immunisation for its citizens travelling abroad, India on Thursday said that it will favour discussion with a greater focus on vaccine equity, since many developing nations are yet to inoculate a large per cent of their population.
Japan on Wednesday underscored the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, one of the most heavily policed strips of water in the world.
In a veiled rebuke against China's assertive behaviour in connection with trade with Australia, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on Sunday expressed strong opposition to "economic coercion".
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Sunday expressed grave concerns over any attempts to force a shift in the status quo in the East China Sea.
Japan's lower house has adopted a resolution condemning the February 1 military coup in Myanmar and urged the country to return to democratic rule.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach believes that political boycotts of sporting events are both disrespectful and run against the Games' mission.
With just 50 days to go for the games, around 10,000 of 80,000 volunteers slated to help organisers during the Tokyo Olympics have quit amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Primary schools in Myanmar, which reopened on Tuesday, have reported low attendance as teachers and students continue to protest against the military coup on February 1.
The eldest son of a prominent Chinese historian who taught at a university in Japan's Hokkaido and is currently detained by Chinese authorities on suspicion of espionage is calling for his father to be released, Kyodo News reported.