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    Japan shuts stores, bars, theatres to slow covid surge

    Associated Press/ UNB . Tokyo | Updated at 12:39pm on April 25, 2021

    Japan’s department stores, bars and theatres shuttered on Sunday as part of emergency measures to slow a surge in infections...

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    India hospitals overwhelmed, Japan declares emergency

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:12am on April 24, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 30,73,969 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Biden cranks up US ambition as summit lifts climate hopes

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:18am on April 23, 2021

    President Joe Biden on Thursday sharply ramped up US ambitions on slashing greenhouse gas emissions, leading Japan and Canada in raising commitments at a summit...

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    EU sanctions 10 Myanmar junta officials

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 01:40pm on April 19, 2021

    The EU on Monday imposed sanctions on 10 Myanmar junta officials and two conglomerates linked to the military over the coup and bloody crackdown on...

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    Asia’s problems must be solved by Asian countries

    Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2021

    A SERIES of recent events involving China, Japan and India allows us to revisit the theme of the growing influence of these three leading Asian...

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    Japan, Pakistan ambassadors wishes Khaleda fast recovery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:02am on April 15, 2021

    Japanese ambassador and Pakistan high commissioner to Bangladesh have sent letters to the former prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia wishing her...

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    US, Japan, SKorea show united front on NKorea

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:29am on April 03, 2021

    The United States, Japan and South Korea showed a united front on Friday on concerns about North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs as president Joe...

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    Japan confirms largest-ever loan package to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:52am on April 03, 2021

    Japan on Friday confirmed the largest ever loan package of $ 3,393 million for Bangladesh to bankroll development projects in the country. This is the...

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    BIG-B important for strengthening ties between Bangladesh, Japan

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:03pm on March 31, 2021

    The Initiative of BIG-B or the Bay of Bengal Industrial Growth Belt is very important for enhancing and strengthening the relations between Bangladesh and Japan;...

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    Japan man charged over insults after Netflix star’s suicide

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 06:17pm on March 30, 2021

    A man has been charged over online abuse directed at a Japanese star of Netflix reality show ‘Terrace House’ who took her own life last...