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Fumio Kishida becomes new Japan PM

Tokyo/IBNS: Former Japan Defence Minister Fumio Kishida became the new Prime Minister of the country, succeeding Yoshihide Suga.

Japan PM Yoshihide Suga not to run for Presidential election

Tokyo/UNI/IBNS: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced that he will not run for the Presidential election as he intends to concentrate on measures against the coronavirus.

Biden thanks Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for hosting Summer Olympics

Washington/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: US President Joe Biden thanked Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for hosting the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Japan pledges USD 800 million towards the COVAX facility

New Delhi/Tokyo/UNI: Amid the widening gap between nations in administering COVID-19 vaccines, Japan on Wednesday pledged another 800 million dollars in funding to ensure a fair distribution of shots.

Yoshihide Suga, Joe Biden expected to hold talks in Washington on April 9: Reports

Tokyo/UNI: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to hold talks with US President Joe Biden in Washington already on April 9, the Japanese Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported citing diplomatic sources.

Japanese prime minister to visit US, meet Biden in early April

Tokyo/Sputnik: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will visit the United States, where he will meet US President Joe Biden, in the first half of April, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said on Friday.

Japan’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake leaves over 100 injured

Tokyo/Sputnik: More Than 100 people were injured as a result of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck off Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture on Saturday, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.

Japanese Prime Minister halts entry of all non-resident foreign nationals: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who earlier in the day expanded the coronavirus-related state of emergency to seven more prefectures, announced that the country was halting entry of all non-resident foreign nationals amid the continuing spike in new cases, Kyodo news agency reported.

Japan to adopt new economic stimulus package worth more than $707 billion: Suga

Tokyo/Sputnik: Japan will adopt new stimulus measures on Tuesday including a package worth 73.6 trillion yen (over $707 billion) aimed at supporting the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said.

Japan's new Prime Minister Suga holds first phone talks with Putin: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, appointed earlier in September, held on Tuesday his first phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese media reported on Tuesday.

Japan determined to host Olympics in 2021: Yoshihide Suga

Tokyo/UNI: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has expressed Japan's determination to host the Olympics and Paralympics in the summer of 2021.