The IOC chief’s visit to Japan in mid-May “very difficult”: the Tokyo Olympic director

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach’s planned visit to Japan in mid-May will be “very difficult” amid a resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the country, the head of the Japanese … Read More

Abe urged to rethink Xi’s visit to Japan by his own party, citing Hong Kong

TOKYO – Japan is expected to reconsider Chinese President Xi Jinping’s planned state visit following Beijing’s decision to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong, members of the ruling Liberal … Read More

Pope Francis concludes 4-day visit to Japan with message on abolishing nuclear weapons

Pope Francis returned to Rome on Tuesday after a four-day trip to Japan, including visits to Nagasaki and Hiroshima where he made strong anti-nuclear appeals and urged efforts for peace. … Read More