Japan Goes Ahead With Olympic Preparations

Japan goes ahead with Olympic preparations

Japan's top government spokesperson says Tokyo will steadily proceed with its preparations for the upcoming Olympics and Paralympics.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga made the remark on Wednesday, following a statement from the International Olympic Committee.

Japan Continues Preparations For Xi's Visit

Japan continues preparations for Xi's visit

Japan plans to continue preparing for Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the country, even though one of China's key political events has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

China's decision to put off the annual National People's Congress has raised doubts about Xi's planned visit to Japan.

Tokyo 2020 Preparations Proceed Despite Worries

Tokyo 2020 preparations proceed despite worries

The organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games are under pressure to come up with clear guidelines on how to deal with the new coronavirus infection.

The Olympic flame will start making its way across Japan in late March. The organizers say it's not possible to push that date back.

Paralympic Organizers Continue Preparations

Paralympic organizers continue preparations

An official of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games organizing committee has pledged to continue preparations for the event for the sake of athletes, despite the new coronavirus outbreak.

Hisashi Nakaminami, the head of the Paralympic Games Integration Office, spoke to reporters in Tokyo on Friday -- nearly six months before the Games start on August 25.

Early Preparations For Typhoon Hagibis Recommended

Early preparations for Typhoon Hagibis recommended

Japanese weather officials are urging people to complete preparations for the large and violent Typhoon Hagibis by Friday.

The officials say the typhoon is set to come close to eastern Japan from Saturday to Sunday while packing a storm zone and maintaining its strength.

Ticad Preparations Underway In Yokohama

TICAD preparations underway in Yokohama

Final preparations are underway in the Japanese city of Yokohama which will next week host a three-day conference on economic cooperation between Japan and African countries.

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development, or TICAD, has been held on a regular basis since 1993. Japan has been leading the conference which is co-hosted by the United Nations and other organizations.

Tokyo 2020 Mission Chiefs Briefed On Preparations

Tokyo 2020 mission chiefs briefed on preparations

Chiefs of mission from Olympic committees around the world have gathered in Tokyo to attend briefings on preparations for next year's Games.

Representatives from 194 of the 206 Olympic committees set to compete in the Tokyo Games are taking part in the three-day meeting that began on Tuesday.

Preparations For New Fish Market Rolling

Preparations for new fish market rolling

Tokyo food wholesalers spent Sunday morning packing up and moving their operations from the world-famous Tsukiji market to a new location.

The wholesale market closed Saturday after 83 years in business.

Final Preparations In France Sees Pata Yamaha Ready For Season Return

Final Preparations in France Sees Pata Yamaha Ready for Season ReturnPata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team concluded a successful day of testing despite the frequent interruptions of rainfall at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours as Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli returned to their YZF-R1s. The WorldSBK riders were also joined on track by Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 rider Florian Marino and Guandalini Racing Yamaha's Andrea Mantovani.

Japan Display Begins Preparations For Mass Production Of Pixel Eyes For High Resolution Tablets

Japan Display Begins preparations for Mass Production of Pixel Eyes for high resolution tabletsJapan Display Begins preparations for Mass Production of Pixel Eyes for high resolution tabletsJapan Display Inc. (President and CEO: Shuichi Otsuka, JDI), a leading global supplier of small- and medium-sized displays, has completed development of elemental technologies for "Pixel Eyes" LCD module for high resolution tablets and begun preparations for mass production. That will enable "Pixel Eyes" products to be introduced to high resolution tablets featuring, for example, more than 7-inch wide QXGA (1,600 x 2,560 pixels) and 4K2K (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) displays in addition to smartphones with displays in the 5-inch class*1.