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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan faces its most serious situation since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the country's top medical adviser warned on Thursday, urging the government to send a "clearer, stronger message" about growing risks, including to the medical system.
MALAYSIAN Weightlifting Federation deputy president Ahmad Janius Abdullah said he was touched when Hidilyn Diaz called him from Tokyo to inform him that she had won the Olympic gold medal, Harian Metro reported.
PETALING JAYA: Albukhary International University chancellor and Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus has officially become the second recipient of the Olympic Laurel.
TAN Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has urged all parties to stand in solidarity with the government in its efforts to address the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR: All parties should stand in solidarity with the government in its efforts to address the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Millions of Japanese watched the Olympics opening ceremony and many are cheering on their athletes, but the shadow of COVID-19 is so far preventing Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga from getting a boost in his soggy support ahead of an election this year.
PUTRAJAYA: The much talked about outfit worn by the Malaysian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony was designed by the Art and Design Faculty of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UiTM).
TOKYO (Reuters) -Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike met on Sunday to discuss the Olympic Games being held in the capital and anti-coronavirus measures, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.
PETALING JAYA: The pandemic might have muted the Olympics 2020 opening ceremony in Tokyo but it did not dampen Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong's enthusiasm in wishing the Malaysian contingent well.
Tokyo, July 23, 2021 (AFP) - The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began on Friday in a nearly empty stadium after a year-long pandemic postponement and a build-up marred by scandal and controversy.