Posts Tagged Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics ‘difficult’ to host next year without vaccine, top doctor in Japan says

UNTV News   •   April 28, 2020

It will be difficult for Tokyo to host the Olympic Games next year unless there is an effective vaccine against the new coronavirus, the head of the Japan Medical Association...

PH swimmer Gawilan qualifies for Tokyo Paralympic Games

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 21, 2020

Asian Games gold medalist swimmer Ernie Gawilan will compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. 28-year-old Gawilan is the first Filipino qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games...

Tokyo inaugurates National Stadium ahead of 2020 Olympics

Robie de Guzman   •   December 16, 2019

Tokyo – The new National Stadium in Tokyo was inaugurated on Sunday six months ahead of the Olympic Games in the Japanese capital and will have its ground broken in...

Japan’s capital braces for what could be heaviest rain in 60 years

Robie de Guzman   •   October 11, 2019

A powerful storm approached Japan on Friday (October 11), threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain in 60 years, disrupting a Formula One Grand Prix and rugby’s World...

PH Embassy in Japan urges Filipinos to brace for Typhoon Hagibis

Robie de Guzman   •   October 10, 2019

The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo has urged Filipinos in Japan to prepare for the onslaught of typhoon Hagibis. In an advisory posted on Facebook Thursday, the Philippine Embassy warned Filipinos...

Floating solar panel farm catches fire following typhoon Faxai

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2019

One of the strongest typhoons to hit eastern Japan in recent years caused a fire at a solar power plant when it struck on Monday (September 9), Video shared with...

Woman killed as strong typhoon lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

Jeck Deocampo   •   September 9, 2019

One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years hit just east of Tokyo on Monday (September 9), killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals made from metals from old mobile phones

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 26, 2019

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals were unveiled on Wednesday (July 24). They are made from metals that were extracted from old phones and other devices. The medals, which are 85...

Duterte’s Japan trip not a ‘reward’ for Cabinet officials — Malacañang

Marje Pelayo   •   May 29, 2019

TOKYO, Japan — Malacañang denied that President Rodrigo Duterte’s trip to Japan is a reward to his Cabinet members following the administration’s victory in the 2019 midterm elections. “The Palace...

Japanese find ways to beat the heatwave as temperatures hit record highs

admin   •   July 24, 2018

  Over 200 people in Yokohama’s Chinatown splashed water on streets and pavements in the hopes of providing some relief from the heat as temperatures nationwide rose to record highs...

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