Olympic concerns grow over coronavirus impact

Olympics Feb 5, 2020

Olympic concerns grow over coronavirus impact

Tokyo Olympics organizers on Wednesday said they are increasingly concerned about the disruption the fast-spreading virus in China is causing ahead of the games, which open in just under six months. Chief Executive Officer Toshiro Muto sounded a grave note speaking at a meeting with ...

Japan coastal city to host Pacific islands summit next year

National / Politics Feb 3, 2020

Japan coastal city to host Pacific islands summit next year

Japan will host a meeting next year of leaders from Pacific island countries and territories in the coastal city of Shima, Mie Prefecture, to discuss cooperation on mitigating risks from natural disasters. The government has hosted the Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting every three years since ...