Fewer than 1,000 may watch Olympic opening ceremony in person

National Jul 15, 2021

Fewer than 1,000 may watch Olympic opening ceremony in person

Tokyo Olympics organizers are considering allowing fewer than 1,000 VIPs and foreign dignitaries to attend the games' opening ceremony in person, reducing from the already slashed figure of 10,000 and keeping the public out, sources with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. The organizers of ...

Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics open as biggest in history

Winter Paralympics Mar 9, 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics open as biggest in history

A Korean amputee performer beat a giant drum on a freezing, foggy Friday night to celebrate the opening of the largest Winter Paralympics in history. A record 567 disabled athletes, representing 48 countries and regions, as well as the Neutral Paralympic Athlete delegation, will compete ...

First school dedicated to Japanese residents opens in Cambodia

National May 31, 2015

First school dedicated to Japanese residents opens in Cambodia

A ceremony was held Sunday to open Cambodia's first dedicated school for Japanese children living in the country. The Japanese School of Phnom Penh, which consists of an elementary and junior high school, has 21 students and 14 teachers and is about 1.5 km northeast ...