Tag: Japan

47 Lankans return from Japan and Qatar today

47 Lankans return from Japan and Qatar today

Jul 31, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A total of 47 Sri Lankans who were employed in Japan and Qatar returned to Sri ... Read More

Japan must tackle sports abuse before Olympics: activists

Japan must tackle sports abuse before Olympics: activists

Jul 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Japan must act to tackle "rampant" abuse of youth athletes by sports coaches before it hosts ... Read More

Japan agrees to grant Rs. 340mn to improve anti-narcotic activities

Japan agrees to grant Rs. 340mn to improve anti-narcotic activities

Jul 13, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Japanese government has agreed to provide Japanese Yen 200 million (Rs. 340 million) grant under the ... Read More

More than 250 Sri Lankans repatriated from Myanmar, Japan

More than 250 Sri Lankans repatriated from Myanmar, Japan

May 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Group of Sri Lankans, who were stranded in Japan without means of returning home due to ... Read More

SriLankan operates passenger flight to Japan

SriLankan operates passenger flight to Japan

May 15, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - SriLankan Airlines has operated another passenger flight since the mechanism to restore normalcy in private and ... Read More

Japan shares slump as Asia reacts to global sell-off

Japan shares slump as Asia reacts to global sell-off

Feb 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | JAPAN) - Shares in Japan fell sharply on Tuesday as investors worried about the spread of the coronavirus. ... Read More

Japan minister’s paternity leave challenges work pressure

Japan minister’s paternity leave challenges work pressure

Jan 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS | Tokyo) - Japan's Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi has said he plans to take paternity leave - a rare ... Read More

Japan hangs Chinese man in rare execution of foreigner

Japan hangs Chinese man in rare execution of foreigner

Dec 26, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Japan has hanged a Chinese man for the high-profile and brutal murder of a family of ... Read More

Shuri Castle: Fire engulfs 500-year-old world heritage site in Japan – [PHOTOS]

Shuri Castle: Fire engulfs 500-year-old world heritage site in Japan – [PHOTOS]

Oct 31, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A fire has destroyed the main structures of Shuri Castle, a Unesco World Heritage site on ... Read More

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades

Oct 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - More than 110,000 people are taking part in search and rescue operations after Typhoon Hagibis struck ... Read More

Naomi Osaka: World number three to give up US citizenship to represent Japan at Olympics

Naomi Osaka: World number three to give up US citizenship to represent Japan at Olympics

Oct 11, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - World number three Naomi Osaka has said she will give up her US citizenship to represent ... Read More

Japan delivers long-delayed consumption tax hike

Japan delivers long-delayed consumption tax hike

Oct 1, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Japan has increased its consumption tax for the first time in five years, bringing the long-delayed ... Read More

Double triumph for Japan at Asia Sevens final leg

Double triumph for Japan at Asia Sevens final leg

Sep 30, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Japan emerged champions in the Asia Rugby Sevens Series reasserting their dominance by clinching a ‘double’ ... Read More

Japan shock Ireland with another historic Rugby World Cup win

Japan shock Ireland with another historic Rugby World Cup win

Sep 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Japan shocked the globe for the second time in four years by stunning Ireland 19-12 to ... Read More

Rugby World Cup: Extreme weather warning issued as typhoon approaches Japan

Rugby World Cup: Extreme weather warning issued as typhoon approaches Japan

Sep 21, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Rugby World Cup organizers have issued an extreme weather warning and closed two fanzones on Saturday ... Read More