Japan Footballer Kaishu Sano Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault: Reports

Published By: Ritayan Basu Last Updated: July 17, 2024, 10:45 IST Japanese footballer Kaishu Sano (X) Kaishu Sano, along with two friends, allegedly sexually assaulted the woman at a hotel in Tokyo. Japan footballer Kaishu Sano has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman, local media reported on Wednesday. The 23-year-old defensive midfielder and … Read more

Chinese woman swept to sea while swimming at Japanese beach rescued after 37 hours

A Chinese woman who was swept out to sea while swimming at a Japanese beach was rescued 37 hours later after drifting in an inflatable swim ring more than 80km (50 miles) in the Pacific Ocean, officials said on Thursday. Japan’s coastguard launched a search for the woman, identified only as a Chinese national in … Read more

Paris 2024 Olympics: UK Sport expects Team GB to win at least 50 medals and top-five finish in medal table | Olympics News

Geraint Hughes Sky Sports News 327 athletes set to compete for Team GB in Paris this summer, fewer than appeared at the Tokyo Olympics; More women than men will represent Team GB for the second successive games; Olympics runs from July 26 to August 11 Last Updated: 08/07/24 5:03pm UK Sport expects Team GB to … Read more

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike set to win re-election, exit poll shows

Tokyo’s incumbent governor, Yuriko Koike, is projected to win her reelection as head of Japan’s influential capital for a third four-year term, according to exit poll results by the country’s NHK national television. The vote on Sunday was also seen as a test for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s governing party, which supports the first woman … Read more

US envoy to Japan expresses regret over alleged sex crimes by military personnel in Okinawa

US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel expressed regret on Saturday for the handling of two cases of sexual assaults allegedly committed by American military personnel on Okinawa, which have again stoked resentment of the heavy US troop presence on the strategic island in Japan’s far southwest. The issue broke out late last month, triggering an … Read more

Opinion | Hong Kong needs more than an incinerator to achieve its zero waste goal

An incinerator is not a waste disposer. Incineration serves to reduce mass and volume. There is still the problem of the non-combustible waste residue, which is almost 10 per cent of the original volume. This is where a landfill is useful – to bury the output from the incineration process, inert bottom ash. If we … Read more

Child, 2 women injured in apparent China knife attack on Japanese school bus

A small child and two women were injured when a man, who appeared to be armed with a knife, attacked a bus used by a Japanese school in Suzhou, eastern China on Monday, according to Tokyo’s consulate in Shanghai. According to a Reuters report, the Japanese woman was standing at the bus stop with her … Read more

flesh-eating bacteria: Flesh-eating bacteria that can kill in two days spreads faster than ever in Japan

A rare and deadly disease caused by a “flesh-eating” bacteria is spreading rapidly in Japan, particularly in Tokyo. Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) is an aggressive illness that can be fatal within 48 hours of infection. Tokyo alone reported 145 cases in the first half of 2024. The majority of cases are in adults over … Read more

Beijing falls behind Singapore in global start-up ecosystem ranking amid US-China tech war

Beijing has fallen three places from 2022 to No 8 in the latest ranking of the world’s top 40 start-up ecosystems, as a weak domestic economy and growing tensions with Washington deter investment interest in China’s capital. Silicon Valley came out on top, while New York and London were tied in second place, according to … Read more

China warns against Dutch naval ‘intrusion’, disputes East China Sea encounter

It said the HNLMS Tromp was patrolling the area in support of a multinational UN coalition helping to enforce maritime sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council against North Korea. Two Chinese jets and a PLA helicopter then approached the ship’s NH90 maritime combat helicopter while it was on a patrol, the statement said. “This … Read more