Saturday, Nov 07, 2020


Jan 22, 2021 08:20 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Friday

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday, with a dearth of fresh market-moving factors following a rally in the...

Jan 22, 2021 08:12 AM

Japan privately concludes Tokyo Olympics should be cancelled due to coronavirus

[TOKYO] Japan's government has privately concluded the Tokyo Olympics will have to be cancelled because of the...

Jan 22, 2021 08:06 AM

US Congress moves toward approving Biden's defence secretary pick

[WASHINGTON] The US House of Representatives and Senate backed a waiver on Thursday that paved the way for President...

Jan 22, 2021 08:01 AM

Japan's consumer prices fall at decade-fast pace, add to deflation fears

[TOKYO] Japan's core consumer prices fell one per cent in December from a year earlier, the fastest drop in a decade...

Jan 22, 2021 07:54 AM

Biden inauguration draws bigger television audience than Trump's

[NEW YORK] The TV audience for Joe Biden's inauguration surpassed the number who watched Donald Trump four years ago...

Jan 22, 2021 07:42 AM

Biden unveils coronavirus plan, but says 100,000 may die over next month

[WASHINGTON] President Joe Biden unveiled a national strategy to combat the coronavirus while issuing a sobering...