More than 64% of country’s 126M population fully vaccinated, say authorities
TOKYO, JAPAN (ARCHIVE): Fumio Kishida, the leader of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), was elected prime minister in an extraordinary session of the House of Representatives on Monday.
Japan condemns North Korea’s test of hypersonic missile
Japan considers lifting COVID-19 state of emergency
Amidst the ongoing election preparations in Japan –which are scheduled to be held on September 29, 2021, Yoshihide Suga, prime minister and the current leader of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) announced that he would not take part in the party’s elections, signalling the end of his tenure.
Delta variant wave pushes daily infections in Japan’s capital to 2,848, highest since start of pandemic.
Among those who tested positive are athletes, officials, and volunteers, says Tokyo Olympics organizers. TOKYO (AA)…