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Elderly Japanese man gets 4 Covid-19 vaccine shots, believing more jabs would be “more effective”

A Hokkaido, Japan resident in his 80s secretly got two extra doses of Covid-19 vaccines, telling authorities he thought multiple jabs would afford him...

Japan to send oxygen concentrators, ventilators for India’s Covid-19 response

India -- Japan said on Friday it will provide a consignment of 300 oxygen concentrators and 300 ventilators to support India's efforts to counter...

Life in Japan during Covid-19

Tokyo – Even though Japan has entered its third state of emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic, life seems almost normal in Tokyo...

Man arrested for stealing shoes from teenage girls

Tokyo – A 40-year-old man was arrested, suspected of stealing girls' shoes from a high school. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police apprehended a man who allegedly...

First in-person Quad summit likely to be announced after Biden-Suga meeting

India -- The first in-person summit of the leaders of the Quad is likely to be announced on Friday after US President Joe Biden's...

‘Sakura’ shrimp and cherry blossom latte: Spring has arrived in Japan!

TOKYO -- Sometimes it feels as though the world is at a standstill. But the seasons pass and with them, so does what we...

Japanese gaming company gives staff day off to play Capcom’s latest game ‘Monster Hunter Rise’

KUALA LUMPUR -- A Japanese gaming company is giving its staff a day off to play the video game Monster Hunter Rise which is...

Japan PM vows to tackle virus as public support plunges

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged Monday to tackle surging coronavirus cases and restore normal life "as soon as possible" as polls showed plunging...

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‘Disappointed’ Djokovic deported from Australia

By Mell Chun Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia Sunday having lost a high-stakes legal battle over his coronavirus vaccination status and with...
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YouTuber exposes flaws in Razer N95 mask; company retracts marketing claims

    Shenzhen – Following a YouTube review of its Zephyr and Zephyr Pro mask, which boasted N95-grade filters, gaming hardware...

Study shows Covid loses 90% infectivity within minutes of being airborne

    How long the coronavirus, behind the current pandemic, survives in exhaled air has been unknown so far.  However, a recent...

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