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Why are Olympics going on despite public, medical warnings?

TOKYO (AP) — Public sentiment in Japan has been generally opposed to holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, partly based on fears the coronavirus will spike as almost 100,000 people — athletes an...

Japan set to ease virus emergency ahead of Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Thursday was expected to announce the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins making fina...

Japan looks to ease virus emergency ahead of Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is expected to ease a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and most other areas this weekend, with new daily cases falling just as the country begins making final preparations fo...

Vaccine laggard Japan steps up shots with company efforts

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese companies have joined the effort to speed up the country’s lagging coronavirus vaccine rollout before the Tokyo Olympics begin next month. Medical professionals...

After G-7, Biden says he's reestablishing US credibility

NEWQUAY, England (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday said the United States had restored its presence on the world stage as he used his first overseas trip since taking office to connect with a new g...

Taiwan ruling party thanks Japan for supporting its inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Spokesperson (DPP) Hsieh Pei-fen (謝佩芬) on Saturday (June 12) thanked Japan for supporting Taiwan’s participation in international organi...

Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — Leaders of the world's largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China’s global initiatives, but they were searchin...

Japan assures Beijing its Taiwan policy remains unchanged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu on Friday (June 11) said that Tokyo has not changed its stance on relations with Taipei after Prime Minister Suga Yoshih...

Japan House of Councilors passes motion supporting Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unprecedented move, Japan’s upper house of parliament on Friday (June 11) unanimously approved a motion calling for Taiwan’s attendance at the World Heal...

Japan says ties with Taiwan are only unofficial

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's relations with Taiwan are nongovernmental and practical and are based on Tokyo's recognition of China as the sole legitimate government, a top Japanese official said...

China says US revoking of China apps ban a 'positive step'

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Ministry of Commerce said Thursday that a U.S. move to revoke the Trump administration’s executive orders intended to ban apps like TikTok and WeChat was a “positive step,” amid...

China 'strongly dissatisfied' after Japan's PM calls Taiwan country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is "strongly dissatisfied" and has lodged "solemn representations" after Japan's prime minister on Wednesday (June 9) referred to Taiwan as a...

The Latest: Biden presents UK's Johnson with a US-made bike

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England and the talks Thursday between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden: ...

Allies hope to bond, look beyond virus at G-7 summit in UK

FALMOUTH, England (AP) — There will be roundtable meetings, one-on-one chats and a group photo against a picturesque backdrop. Leaders of some of the world’s richest nations arriving at a luxury seasi...

Japan prime minister refers to Taiwan as 'country' during National Diet meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide referred to Taiwan as a country on Wednesday (June 9) during a National Diet meeting. Suga, who leads the Liberal Democratic Part...