Tuesday's telephonic call also oncludes Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, organising committee chief Yoshiro Mori and Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto
24 Mar 2020 1:55 PM
People say even if Japan overcomes the virus, they would not receive athletes and spectators from other parts of the virus-affected world
23 Mar 2020 2:59 PM
According to IOC president Thomas Bach, postponing the Olympic Games is not like moving a football game to next Saturday
23 Mar 2020 2:05 PM
Abe hoped the IOC will make a decision early if it is postponed, because the process would involve a lot of work and should start soon
23 Mar 2020 12:11 PM
More than 50,000 people queued to watch the flame displayed at Sendai station in Miyagi
22 Mar 2020 11:36 AM
The IOC wants us to keep risking our health, our family's health and public health to train every day: Katerina Stefanidi of Greece
18 Mar 2020 12:59 PM
The 1940 Helsinki Games scrapped because of World War II were also due to be hosted in Tokyo
17 Mar 2020 1:53 PM
Poll released by Japan's Kyodo news agency showed 69.9 percent of respondents believe Tokyo will not be able to hold the Games as scheduled
16 Mar 2020 3:42 PM
The White House press briefing had raised hopes of recovering from a Covid-19 affected economy
11 Mar 2020 4:37 PM
IOC holds the right to cancel the Games by deactivating the contract if the Games are not held in 2020
03 Mar 2020 10:20 PM
Ghosn had been facing criminal charges in Japan for understating his annual salary and misusing company funds.
12 Feb 2020 1:26 PM
Suzuki kept its forecast for full-year operating profit to drop 40 per cent to 200 billion yen.
07 Feb 2020 1:01 PM
Panasonic maintained its profit forecast for the year through March at 300 billion yen.
03 Feb 2020 1:07 PM
Oil investors are concerned travel advisories, other restrictions and any sizable impact on growth.
28 Jan 2020 11:41 AM
Brent crude LCOc1 futures were up by 74 cents, or 1.1 per cent, to 65.59 by 0331 GMT, having earlier reached USD 66.00 a barrel.
20 Jan 2020 11:11 AM
US oil added 61 cents, or 1 per cent, to USD 60.22 after falling nearly 5 per cent in the previous session.
09 Jan 2020 9:59 AM
A Japanese government spokesman on Tuesday said Tokyo has sought cooperation from Lebanon regarding Ghosn.
07 Jan 2020 10:11 AM
West Texas Intermediate was up 20 cents, or 0.3 per cent, at USD 61.31 a barrel.
26 Dec 2019 10:44 AM
Organizers on Wednesday said there were 23 million tickets requested in the latest lottery for Japan residents only.
18 Dec 2019 2:32 PM
The Olympics are scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020.
16 Dec 2019 7:45 PM