South Korea mulls court challenge over Japan’s move to dump Fukushima water in sea

South Korea mulls court challenge over Japan’s move to dump Fukushima water in sea By Hyonhee Shin Reuters Posted April 14, 2021 3:00 am 1:32 China calls Japan’s decision to release contaminated water into ocean ‘extremely irresponsible’ WATCH: China calls Japan's decision to release contaminated water into ocean 'extremely irresponsible' comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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COVID-19 patient receives world’s 1st living-donor lung transplant in Japan

COVID-19 patient receives world’s 1st living-donor lung transplant in Japan By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press Posted April 8, 2021 2:49 pm 1:33 Coronavirus: WHO says long-term effects of COVID-19 could be respiratory, neurological or physical WATCH ABOVE: WHO is studying possible long-term deficits of COVID-19 on patients which could be neurological, respiratory including impaired lung function, and could be…

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New ‘Eek’ COVID-19 variant causes concern in Japan

New ‘Eek’ COVID-19 variant causes concern in Japan By Rocky Swift Reuters Posted April 5, 2021 3:47 pm     Updated April 5, 2021 3:48 pm 5:57 How deadly are the new COVID-19 variants? Doctor explains WATCH: How deadly are the new COVID-19 variants? Doctor explains comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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Spectators from abroad to be barred from Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

Spectators from abroad to be barred from Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19 By Stephen Wade The Associated Press Posted March 20, 2021 7:37 am International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, on a screen, delivers an opening speech while Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee President Seiko Hashimoto listens at a five-party meeting of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games with International…

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No immediate reports of damage after strong earthquake hits northern Japan

No immediate reports of damage after strong earthquake hits northern Japan By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press Posted March 20, 2021 7:29 am     Updated March 20, 2021 9:55 am 1:23 7.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Japan’s Miyagi prefecture WATCH: 7.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Japan's Miyagi prefecture comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via…

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Court rules Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

Court rules Japan’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press Posted March 17, 2021 2:56 am     Updated March 17, 2021 2:59 am 1:05 13 gay couples file first lawsuit challenging Japan’s rejection of same-sex marriage WATCH: 13 gay couples file first lawsuit challenging Japan's rejection of same-sex marriage – Feb 15, 2019 comments…

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Myanmar coup’s escalating violence raises pressure for more sanctions

Myanmar coup’s escalating violence raises pressure for more sanctions By Elaine Kurtenbach The Associated Press Posted March 7, 2021 12:04 am 2:37 Myanmar’s violent crackdown on protests becomes deadlier WATCH ABOVE: Myanmar's violent crackdown on protests becomes deadlier comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter…

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Florida golfer drowns while searching pond for his golf ball

Florida golfer drowns while searching pond for his golf ball By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted March 1, 2021 10:50 am     Updated March 1, 2021 10:53 am A pond is shown near the golf course at East Lake Woodlands Country Club in Oldsmar, Fla. East Lake Woodlands Country Club comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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Israel reports 94% drop in symptomatic COVID-19 cases with Pfizer vaccine: study

Israel reports 94% drop in symptomatic COVID-19 cases with Pfizer vaccine: study By Staff Reuters Posted February 14, 2021 3:15 pm     Updated February 14, 2021 3:16 pm 1:13 Coronavirus: Health Canada approves Pfizer vaccine label change allowing 6 doses per vial WATCH: Health Canada approves Pfizer vaccine label change allowing 6 doses per vial comments Leave a comment…

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Japan approves its 1st coronavirus vaccine, set to begin inoculations within days

Japan approves its 1st coronavirus vaccine, set to begin inoculations within days By MARI YAMAGUCHI The Associated Press Posted February 14, 2021 2:08 pm 0:57 Coronavirus: Canada to receive more than 23 million vaccine doses by June, Anand says WATCH: Canada to receive more than 23 million vaccine doses by June, Anand says comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Anger at Myanmar police grows over arrests as anti-coup rallies enter 2nd week

Anger at Myanmar police grows over arrests as anti-coup rallies enter 2nd week By Staff The Associated Press Posted February 13, 2021 1:56 am     Updated February 13, 2021 8:28 am WATCH: Myanmar coup: Thousands hold "floating protest" against military comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this…

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Masks, no singing during Olympics this year: Organizers unveil new coronavirus rules

Masks, no singing during Olympics this year: Organizers unveil new coronavirus rules By Jack Tarrant and Sakura Murakami Reuters Posted February 3, 2021 11:22 am     Updated February 3, 2021 11:48 am 1:31 Tokyo Games organizers say no objections from Olympic partners despite COVID-19 concerns WATCH: Tokyo Games organizers say no objections from Olympic partners despite COVID-19 concerns comments…

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Alberta officials need to focus on trade relationships: experts

Alberta officials need to focus on trade relationships: experts By Emily Olsen Global News Posted January 8, 2021 1:36 pm     Updated January 8, 2021 1:42 pm 2:05 Alberta officials need to focus on trade relationships: experts WATCH: Federal trade experts spoke Thursday with the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs about how Alberta's agriculture and agrifood sector could…

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Boy, 2, abandoned with note at Goodwill drop-off in Mississippi

Boy, 2, abandoned with note at Goodwill drop-off in Mississippi By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted December 15, 2020 9:04 am An unidentified child, 2, is shown in this handout photo from police in Southaven, Miss., on Dec. 14, 2020. Southaven Police Department/Facebook comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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Japan declares climate emergency, citing ‘unprecedented damage’ from weather events

Japan declares climate emergency, citing ‘unprecedented damage’ from weather events By Linda Sieg and Aaron Sheldrick Reuters Posted November 19, 2020 1:37 am 0:42 EU declares ‘climate emergency’ EU declares ‘climate emergency’ (Nov. 28, 2019) – Nov 28, 2019 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on…

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Tokyo Olympics athletes won’t need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival: organizers

Tokyo Olympics athletes won’t need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival: organizers By Staff Reuters Posted November 12, 2020 7:52 am 6:42 Team Canada launches Tokyo 2020 Collection WATCH: Team Canada launches Tokyo 2020 Collection – Aug 10, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item…

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Two ‘murder hornet’ queens captured in Washington state sting

Two ‘murder hornet’ queens captured in Washington state sting By Josh K. Elliott Global News Posted October 29, 2020 10:48 am 2:38 Two ‘murder hornet’ queens captured days after first nest destroyed in U.S. WATCH: Washington State authorities captured two Asian giant hornet queens, known as "murder hornets," on Wednesday, four days after officials eradicated the first nest found in…

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Final U.S. presidential debate moves world shares, U.S. stock futures higher

Final U.S. presidential debate moves world shares, U.S. stock futures higher By Elaine Kurtenbach The Associated Press Posted October 23, 2020 8:29 am     Updated October 23, 2020 8:34 am 0:35 Presidential debate: Trump touts coronavirus response in opening remarks WATCH: Trump touts coronavirus response in opening remarks comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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Japan to release 1M tonnes of Fukushima’s contaminated water into sea: reports

Japan to release 1M tonnes of Fukushima’s contaminated water into sea: reports By Yuka Obayashi and Kaori Kaneko Reuters Posted October 16, 2020 7:54 am     Updated October 16, 2020 7:56 am Reactor buildings and storage tanks for contaminated water at the Tokyo Electric Power company’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Associated Press comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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Tokyo Olympics: Venues for 2021 Games secured, competition schedule stays the same

Tokyo Olympics: Venues for 2021 Games secured, competition schedule stays the same By Stephen Wade The Associated Press Posted July 17, 2020 11:01 am     Updated July 17, 2020 11:24 am 1:48 Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 organizing committee says Games will be ‘safe and secure’ Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, said Friday that the competition schedule…

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