Japanese Passport Ranked The Most Powerful In The World
The Japanese passport has overtaken the Singaporean passport to become the most powerful in the world. This was made known by the 2018 Henley Passport Index which said Japanese passport holders can now travel to 190 countries in the world without a visa or granted visa on arrival access, overtaking the Singaporean passport, which allows travel…
Sevastova meets Wozniacki in final, Nishikori faces Medvedev for title
Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia stunned Naomi Osaka of Japan, 6/4; 6/4 and will now face Caroline Wozniacki, who defeated China’s Qiang Wang for the title in women’s finals. Across the Sea of Japan, Kei Nishikori defeated France’s Richard Gasquet to set up a title match with Russia’s Daniil Medvedev. Osaka had survived home crowd’s favourite,…
Research reveals cost of flats worldwide
City centre flats in the UK cost twice as much as in the United States and £100,000 more than in Europe, new research has found. But there are considerable variations with a buyer able to get five flats in central Manchester for the price of one in London at £144,000 each compared to £788,000 in…
Abe vows to tweak Japan's pacifist constitution after party vote win
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is widely expected to win his ruling party's leadership election Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier.
Japan's Osaka has 'no regrets' over chaotic US Open final
Japan's Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American's furious row with the chair umpire.
Pope Francis intends to visit Japan in 2019
Pope Francis announced on Wednesday he intends to visit Japan in 2019, becoming the first pontiff to do so since John Paul II.
Japan's Abe expresses support for better Trump-Kim ties
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday voiced support for the rapprochement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a Japanese diplomat said, as Washington considers the possibility of a new summit with North Korea's leader.
Coping with effects of climate change!
The 2018 summer heat wave that has pushed temperatures above 40C across Europe, Japan and the Korean Peninsula has rekindled fears over what a worsening global warming portends for humanity and the environment. Soaring temperatures, arguably, occasioned by climate change, which has been a subject of intense debate for sometime could unleash havoc on peoples’…
Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts
Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all and images of the destruction caused have been beamed around the world.
Japan cancels friendly with Chile after earthquake
Japan has cancelled Friday’s international friendly with Chile scheduled to be played at the Sapporo Dome after a powerful earthquake struck the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, the country’s soccer federation said.