Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: Japan

Japan quake: 48 killed, rescue workers underway

At least 48 people were killed in a series of earthquakes that struck Japan on New Year's Day, according to reports. The biggest quake of magnitude 7.6 erupted...

Book review: ‘Kitchen’ by Banana Yoshimoto

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto is a book that I heard a lot about. This book is also one of the reasons that I visited...

Shinzo Abe, former Japanese PM, dies after being shot during election speech

Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving leader, died on Friday after being shot while campaigning for a parliamentary election, public broadcaster NHK said.

Japan: Red alert for Fukushima nuclear plant after earthquake

A series of earthquakes off the coast of Japan on Wednesday triggered a tsunami advisory for Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures—just over 11 years after the region...

COVID-19: Tokyo Olympics fans to need vaccination or virus test

Tokyo Olympics fans may have to be vaccinated or test negative before being allowed into venues, a Japanese newspaper report said.

Japan approves first COVID-19 vaccine with Olympics in sight

Japan approved its first COVID-19 vaccine, clearing the way for mass inoculations as the nation prepares to host the postponed 2020 Olympics.