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Suga elected president of LDP, set to succeed Abe

TOKYO: Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Monday...

Japan ruling party launches race for Abe’s successor

TOKYO: Japan's ruling party on Tuesday kicked off the race to pick Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's successor, with his powerful right-hand man...

Japan economy to fall at record pace

TOKYO: Japan's economy will shrink at the fastest pace in decades in the year through March 2021, forcing the government to compile...

Japan lifts coronavirus emergency but urges caution

TOKYO: Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy as government officials...

Melon-aires not required as Japan premium fruit prices plunge

TOKYO: A pair of premium Japanese melons sold Monday for just a slice of the five million yen ($46,000) reached at auction...

Pac-Man turns 40

TOKYO: Forty years ago, a new video game featuring a bright yellow, dot-chomping, ghost-dodging character called Pac-Man appeared in Tokyo. It would...

Japan newborn gets liver stem cells in world first

TOKYO: Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from embryonic stem cells into a newborn baby, in a world first...

Japan slides into recession — with forecasts of worse to come

By Kyoko Hasegawa   TOKYO: Japan dived into its first recession since 2015, according to official data Monday, with the...

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Four new positive cases recorded

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Sarawak on red alert

KUCHING: Sarawak has been placed under red alert in view of two positive cases involving illegal immigrants...

Entry restrictions extended to Nov 15

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Four new positive cases recorded

KUCHING: Four new Covid-19 positive cases were...

Sarawak on red alert

KUCHING: Sarawak has been placed under red...