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Japan, US, France begin joint military drills

Anadolu Agency 11 May 2021
"France is the only European country with a permanent military presence in the Indo-Pacific region," Kishi told a press conference in Tokyo ... China and Japan are face to face over the Tokyo-controlled Senkaku Islands, which Beijing claims in the East China Sea. France controls the ...
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BAM welcomes independent shuttlers to train at ABM

Malaysian National News Agency 11 May 2021
BAM president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said the association welcomes the Olympics-bound players to train together under one roof for the Tokyo Olympics in July, after their training was halted by restrictions on sporting activities due to the Movement Control Order (MCO).
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Japan, U.S., French troops begin joint military drill in Japan

Kyodo 11 May 2021
The move comes as Tokyo and Washington boost their alliance over regional issues including the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands, which are claimed by Beijing, in the East China Sea amid an escalation of China's maritime assertiveness in the East and South China seas.
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Rafael Nadal 'not sure' if he will play in Tokyo Olympics

India TV 11 May 2021
... in Tokyo as the pandemic remains out of control in Japan just a few months away from the start of the competition.
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Japan mulls alternatives to Suez Canal after Ever Given shock

Al Jazeera 10 May 2021
Tokyo, Japan – When the Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, lost control in the midst of a dust storm and high winds on March 23, and became wedged across the Suez Canal, it was an event of international significance that also rekindled Japanese interest in finding alternative routes to Europe.
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Calls to cancel Tokyo Olympics grow louder as COVID-19 emergency extended

Gulf News 07 May 2021
A petition calling to cancel the Tokyo Olympics gathered support in Japan on Friday, as the government prepared to extend the state of emergency in the city and beyond to control the spread of the virus. A Change.org petition titled “Cancel the Tokyo Olympics to protect our lives” had gained more than 200,000 supporters by late afternoon.
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To play or not to play: Is Tokyo heading for a 'closed' Olympics?

The Times of India 07 May 2021
When the Tokyo Olympics were postponed to 2021 last year, nobody knew what life would be like a year on from that time ... That, and more importantly the growing threat of Covid-19 to human life and a stretched medical infrastructure, has led to voices of opposition against the Tokyo Olympics. On Wednesday, Tokyo reported 621 new Covid-19 cases.
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Online petition calling for cancellation of Tokyo 2020 gathers steam

La Prensa Latina 07 May 2021
Tokyo, May 7 (EFE).- An online ... “As numbers show, the widespread outbreak of Covid-19 has not at all been under control,” it says, adding that “with the circumstances that we are under, it is certainly unlikely that the Tokyo Olympics could be held safely.”.
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Suga acknowledges people’s concern over Olympics as petition gathers steam

La Prensa Latina 07 May 2021
Tokyo, May 7 (EFE).- Japanese ... “As numbers show, the widespread outbreak of Covid-19 has not at all been under control,” it says, adding that “with the circumstances that we are under, it is certainly unlikely that the Tokyo Olympics could be held safely.”.
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Top Aussie female sailor Curtis picked to join SailGP squad

Wtop 07 May 2021
She and Darmanin both got training time at flight controller, the position that controls the foils, as well as spending time as the sixth sailor, observing how the rest of the crew operates. Team Australia’s current flight controller, Jason Waterhouse, is Darmanin’s cousin and her Olympic partner in the Nacra 17 catamaran class.
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Coastal town in Japan spends COVID-19 relief money on giant flying squid statue

Hartford Courant 06 May 2021
But the giant squid’s unveiling provoked questions among some of the 16,000 residents of the town, roughly 180 miles northwest of Tokyo, who wondered whether there weren’t better uses of its emergency relief funds ... Japan has controlled the virus better than many countries but has faced a recent spike in cases in Tokyo and other municipalities.
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sebastian Coe gives stamp of approval to half-marathon test event

Yahoo Daily News 05 May 2021
Sebastian Coe, the head of the world governing body of track and field, said a half-marathon test event run in Japan's northern city of Sapporo on Wednesday made him confident that the Olympic marathon can be held successfully in the city when the Tokyo Games open in just under three months ... Tokyo Olympics 2020 ... Tokyo Olympics 2020.
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Nuke fears may spur stricter tests

Hong Kong Standard 05 May 2021
Chan said the SAR has expressed "grave concern" and requested Tokyo provide data and information on control and surveillance, including the method and actual location of the nuclear wastewater discharges, a list of the radionuclides involved and their concentrations, the ...
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Six Tokyo Olympic Torch Relay Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19

The Epoch Times 05 May 2021
The Tokyo Olympic Torch Relay started in Japan on March 25 ... The organizers reminded all personnel involved to abide by epidemic control rules. The Tokyo Games have been postponed ...
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Japanese companies to end use of Chinese drones

Beijing News 05 May 2021
Tokyo , May 4 (ANI) ... Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory, which is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's startup-focused Mothers market, is developing a drone with Yamaha Motor and other partners to go on sale as early as October.
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