India reports another record daily rise in COVID infections

Aljazeera – India has reported a record daily increase of 217,353 Covid-19 infections over the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed – the eighth record daily increase in the…

Tokyo tightening virus measures nearly 100 days before Olympics

Aljazeera – Japan’s government has approved tighter coronavirus measures for the capital, weeks after lifting a state of emergency and with just more than 100 days until the postponed Tokyo…

Dozens killed, many trapped after Taiwan train derails in tunnel

Aljazeera – At least 36 people were reported killed and dozens injured after a packed express train derailed in a tunnel in eastern Taiwan on Friday morning, authorities said, in…

Coronavirus: Japan to study cases of people infected even after vaccination

Japan plans to collect data from people who become infected with the novel coronavirus even after they receive vaccinations to assess how vaccines may help prevent the spread of the…

China, North Korea and Japan see in New Year

As majority of world set for muted 2021 celebrations North Korea, China and Japan have marked the start of 2021, with millions around the world celebrating the New Year at…