Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

2 passengers of coronavirus-infected ship die in Japan

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 20, 2020
Two passengers of a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have died after contracting a deadly coronavirus that has infected more than 600 people on the vessel, Japanese government officials said. The 87-year-old man and 84-year-old woman, both Japanese nationals, died Thursday, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported. They are the second and third people to die from […]

PHOTOS: About 10,000 males gather in Japan for annual naked festival

by Chuks Azotanion February 17, 2020
About 10,000 males gathered at the annual “Naked Festival” in Okayama, Japan to celebrate the “Hadaka Matsuri”, a wild festival held every year on the third Saturday of February at the Saidaiji Kannonin Temple, Japan. The 10,000 male participants can be seen wearing a little loincloth called a “fundoshi” and a pair of white socks […]

Japan Navy begin Mideast deployment amid Iran tension

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 8, 2020
Japan will proceed with a previously planned naval deployment to the Middle East despite increased risks in the region after President Donald Trump warned Iran of major retaliation if it sought revenge for the U.S. killing last week of a top general. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose country has a military alliance with the U.S. […]