Category: Japan

US Senate confirms Rahm Emanuel as envoy to Japan

Republican kingmaker Sen. Ted Cruz agreed to lift his hold on the nominee in exchange for allowing a future vote related to a Russian gas pipeline  Photo: Chicago…

Japan’s Olympic money-making dreams have hit a snag

Photo: The grand opening of the Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo in October 1964. Newscom/Alamy It could be said that the Olympic Games were never intended to ‘make money.’…

Let the games begin: Japan declares a coronavirus state of emergency for Tokyo

Photo: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images Spectators to face Olympic ban as Tokyo declares coronavirus emergency-report 08 July 2021 | Eimi YamamitsuTetsushi Kajimoto | Reuters TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters) –…

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