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Japan to issue vaccine passports free of charge

ANKARA: Japan said it will issue vaccine passports free of charge to facilitate international travel of its vaccinated citizens, reported Anadolu. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said that the documentary proof of immunisation against coronavirus will be issued from July...

Tokyo holds ceremony for arrival of Olympic flame

TOKYO: The welcoming ceremony for the Olympic flame began on Friday at the Komazawa Olympic Park Athletic Stadium in Tokyo, a Sputnik correspondent reported. Governor Yuriko Koike opened the ceremony and accepted the report on the flame's arrival in the...

Good chance of winning a medal in Tokyo

KUALA LUMPUR: National sailor Nur Shazrin Mohd Latif is optimistic that she could win a medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games next month. Nur Shazrin felt that the lack of competition for her and other athletes due to the Covid-19...

National women’s recurve team fail to make the Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: Like their male counterparts, the national women’s recurve archery team have also missed their chance of qualifying for next month’s Tokyo Olympics. The trio of Syaqiera Mashayikh, Nurul Azreena Mohamad Fazil and Nur Ain Ayuni Fozi were eliminated...

Eight shuttlers qualify for Tokyo Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: Eight Malaysian shuttlers have booked their place at the Olympic Games in Tokyo from July 23 to Aug 8. Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), in a statement today, said the players that will be competing in the Olympic...

Tough challenges await Mohamad Ridzuan in Tokyo Paralympics

KUALA LUMPUR: It will be an uphill task for national elite Paralympic athlete, Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi in his bid to defend the gold medal he won at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in the Tokyo Paralympics Games, in August. National...

Japan PM says weighing coronavirus emergency for Tokyo area

TOKYO: Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Monday he was considering declaring a state of emergency in the greater Tokyo area over a "very severe" third wave of coronavirus infections. Speaking at a regular New Year press conference, Suga also...
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Kinabalu mountain guides turn to farming to generate income

KOTA KINABALU: As all hiking activities at Mount Kinabalu have been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some mountain...
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