8 December 2019, Sunday | 04:48pm

Japan

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35

 

TOKYO: Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching Monday for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 35 people.

Apple supplier Japan Display mulling cutting around 1,000 jobs

TOKYO: Apple supplier Japan Display is considering slashing about 1,000 jobs, or about a fifth of its parent-only workforce, as it eyes a bailout from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.

Strong 6.3-magnitude quake hits southern Japan

TOKYO: A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat.

Car ploughs into young children in Japan, leaving several injured

TOKYO: A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan’s Shiga region on Wednesday leaving at least four of them critically injured, police and reports said.

Japan bans coach for bullying athletes

TOKYO: The Japan Fencing Association said on Thursday it has banned Ukrainian coach Alexander Gorbachuk from all fencing activities for one month after he was found to have bullied athletes during the Epee World Cup in Buenos Aires last month.

Japan marks tsunami, nuclear tragedy eight years on

TOKYO: With flowers, silent prayers and tearful tributes, Japan Monday marked the eighth anniversary of a crippling earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left some 18,500 people dead or missing.

Japan survive scare, Qatar get welcome win at Asian Cup

AL-AIN (UAE): Yuya Osako’s quickfire double spared Japan’s blushes against lowly Turkmenistan at the Asian Cup yesterday, as 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar briefly lifted the clouds of the Gulf crisis with a 2-0 win over Lebanon.