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Yoshihide Suga Officially Prime Minister Of Japan, Approved Wednesday

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 16, 2020
Yoshihide Suga has been elected Japan’s new Prime Minister following a vote in the country’s Parliament on Wednesday, confirming the man from humble beginnings as leader of the world’s third largest economy. The 71-year-old head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) replaces outgoing leader Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, who resigned in August […]

Yoshihide Suga Wins Party Votes To Become Japan’s Prime Minister

by Gerald Onwukaon September 14, 2020
Following resignation announcement given by Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe as a result of health challenges, a new successor, Yoshihide Suga has been picked to replace him after emerging victor in a conducted Democratic party election. Yoshihide was picked as the new head to the ruling party which means he is now guaranteed on becoming […]

BT Sports: Japan’s Naomi Osaka Beats Azarenka To Win US Open

by Gerald Onwukaon September 13, 2020
Naomi Osaka recovered from a set down to win the US Open against Victoria Azarenka, and in the process made it her third Grand slam title. The game was played in an almost empty Arthur Ashe stadium at Flushing Meadows. The victor, Osaka having won the 2018 US open and 2019 Australian open, made it […]

Japan Reaches Into Emergency Reserves, Budgets 671.4 Billion To Secure Covid19 Vaccines

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon September 8, 2020
The Japanese government on Tuesday approved the spending of 671.4 billion yen ($6.32 billion) from emergency budget reserves to secure coronavirus vaccines, the Ministry of Finance informs. The government has said it hoped to secure enough vaccines for every citizen by the middle of next year, and provide them for free. Meanwhile, the World Health […]

Japan’s Prime Minister Announces Resignation Over Health Issues

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 28, 2020
Shinzo Abe said on Friday that he would be stepping down due to Health problems, Japanese local media reported, a development that will end Abe’s reign from 2012. Rumours about Abe’s possible resignation had deepened after two recent surprise hospital visits for unspecified medical checks, but in recent days, senior government officials had suggested he […]

Japan minister apologizes after woman who left virus-stricken ship tests positive

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 23, 2020
Japan’s health minister has apologized after a woman who was allowed to leave a coronavirus-infected cruise ship docked near Tokyo tested positive for the virus. The woman in her 60s disembarked the Diamond Princess in Yokohama on Wednesday following a two-week quarantine on board, but was found to be positive following another test in Tochigi […]