Japanese government categorically DENY report that the Tokyo Olympics ‘are to be cancelled’

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese government put on a united front as they categorically denied a report that the Tokyo Olympics is to be cancelled this summer.  It was claimed on Thursday that senior cabinet members privately agreed the Games are doomed because of the coronavirus pandemic and are now looking to recoup … Read more Japanese government categorically DENY report that the Tokyo Olympics ‘are to be cancelled’

Nissan boss says Brexit trade deal has given them a ‘competitive advantage in UK and outside’

Nissan boss says Brexit trade deal has given them a ‘competitive advantage in UK and outside’ and announces firm will shift production of its electric car batteries from Japan to Sunderland Ashwani Gupta, chief operating officer, said deal would ‘redefine’ the industry Speaking from Japan, Mr Gupta said Nissan would continue investing in Britain He … Read more Nissan boss says Brexit trade deal has given them a ‘competitive advantage in UK and outside’

Tokyo Olympics ‘are CANCELLED’: Japanese government ‘privately conclude the Games cannot go ahead’

Tokyo Olympics ‘are CANCELLED’: Japanese government ‘has privately concluded the Games cannot go ahead this summer’ after they were postponed from last year By Ross Ibbetson and Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline Published: 23:54 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 00:25 GMT, 22 January 2021 The Japanese government has decided the Tokyo Olympics cannot go ahead … Read more Tokyo Olympics ‘are CANCELLED’: Japanese government ‘privately conclude the Games cannot go ahead’

Tokyo Olympics ‘are CANCELLED’ | Daily Mail Online

Tokyo Olympics ‘are CANCELLED’: Japanese government ‘has privately concluded the Games cannot go ahead this summer’ after they were postponed from last year By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline Published: 23:54 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 00:04 GMT, 22 January 2021 The Japanese government has decided the Tokyo Olympics cannot go ahead this summer after … Read more Tokyo Olympics ‘are CANCELLED’ | Daily Mail Online

Japan roller coaster to get 180ft-high observation deck that has amazing views of Mount Fuji

Revealed: The 180ft-high $10m observation deck in the middle of a roller coaster that will offer amazing views of Mount Fuji (and visitors can zoom back down in a tube slide) The observation deck will open in the middle of the Fujiyama roller coaster in Fuji-Q Highland theme park The platform is being built to mark … Read more Japan roller coaster to get 180ft-high observation deck that has amazing views of Mount Fuji

Tokyo Olympics could go ahead behind-closed-doors without spectators

The Tokyo Olympics could go ahead behind-closed-doors because spectators are NOT a ‘must-have’, says IOC chief… and it’s ‘2021 or nothing’ with no chance of another postponement because of coronavirus Tokyo Games organisers are considering making the Olympics a TV-only event IOC president Thomas Bach says organisers have to be flexible with their plans  Cased … Read more Tokyo Olympics could go ahead behind-closed-doors without spectators

Pizza is the world’s favourite takeaway meal but Chinese is top in Britain and America

A reworked world map has revealed the most popular takeaway choices around the globe – and it’s pizza that’s the runaway winner. On the map – generated using Google search data – country names have been supplemented by their residents’ most-searched-for takeaway cuisine. Pizza is top in 44 countries, including India and Germany, while Chinese … Read more Pizza is the world’s favourite takeaway meal but Chinese is top in Britain and America

Two babies ‘caught’ cancer from their mothers during childbirth

Two children in Japan ‘caught’ cancer from their mothers, in a rare medical phenomenon, new case reports.  They likely inhaled cancer cells from their mothers, each of whom unwittingly had cervical cancer.  The children each developed lung cancer years later.   A baby has to pass through the mother’s cervix during childbirth and doctors think that … Read more Two babies ‘caught’ cancer from their mothers during childbirth

Millipede swarms disrupting Japan’s trains for 50 years only emerge every eight years, study finds

Scientists have determined the swarms of thousands of millipedes that infest parts of Japan aren’t random. The arthropods, which gather in clusters so large they can delay train traffic, are on a unique eight-year life cycle. This makes the ‘train millipedes’ the only other periodical animal besides cicadas, and the only non-insect. Researchers uncovered the … Read more Millipede swarms disrupting Japan’s trains for 50 years only emerge every eight years, study finds

New mutant strain of coronavirus is discovered in Japan

New mutant strain of coronavirus is discovered in Japan – as health officials say it has similarities to highly-contagious variants in Britain and South Africa Unseen strain found in Japan after plane passengers tested positive for virus Four men and women, in their teens to 40s, were found to have the new strain  They had … Read more New mutant strain of coronavirus is discovered in Japan