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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Over three-quarters of Japanese don't want foreign fans at Summer Games, says survey

Yahoo Daily News 08 Mar 2021
More than 75 percent of Japanese oppose overseas fans attending the Tokyo Olympics, a poll showed Monday, as organisers prepare to make a decision on foreign spectators ... The poll was conducted between 5-7 March through random phone calls, with 1,066 of the 1,977 people contacted responding ... Tokyo Olympics 2020 ... Tokyo Olympics 2020 ... Tokyo Olympics 2020.
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Focussed on Olympics, javelin ace Neeraj Chopra shuns mobile

Sify 08 Mar 2021
To stay away from distraction, Olympic Games-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra wouldn't interact with people on his cell phone, said his uncle on Sunday. "With less than 140 days to go for the Tokyo Olympics, we believe it is good to stay focused ... The effort was better than the Tokyo Olympic qualification mark of 85m.
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Javelin Star Neeraj Chopra Shuns Mobile to Put Complete Focus on Tokyo Olympics

Yahoo Daily News 07 Mar 2021
To stay away from distraction, Olympic Games-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra wouldn’t interact with people on his cell phone, said his uncle on Sunday. “With less than 140 days to go for the Tokyo Olympics, we believe it is good to stay focused ... The effort was better than the Tokyo Olympic qualification mark of 85m.
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Japanese Relieve Pain With Phone Calls to Lost Ones

Kayhan 05 Mar 2021
OTSUCHI, Japan (Reuters) -- In a garden on a hill, under the wide boughs of a cherry tree, a white phone booth glistens in the early spring light ... The phone booth was built by Itaru Sasaki, who owns the garden in Otsuchi, a town some 500 km (310 miles) northeast of Tokyo, a few months before the disaster, after he lost his cousin to cancer.
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Public warned to be wary of scams involving COVID-19 pandemic

Asahi News 01 Mar 2021
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department (TMPD) is advising the public to be on the alert against suspicious phone calls from scam artists taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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FOCUS: Swindlers take advantage of COVID fears to commit vaccine fraud

Kyodo 28 Feb 2021
A poster in a Tokyo supermarket warns about fraud related to the coronavirus and vaccination against COVID-19 targeting the elderly on Feb ... In Tokyo, the police have confirmed 13 fraudulent phone calls since January offering receivers the chance to skip the vaccination queue in exchange for a bank deposit of 100,000 yen ($940).
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The rising e-waste crisis is being reckoned with in Rwanda, one gadget at a time

CNN 26 Feb 2021
Discarded mobile phones may contain precious metals such as gold and copper. Initiatives to recycle phones even include the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games; in 2019, the organizing committee recycled 6.2 million mobile phones, among other small electronic devices -- extracting 32 kilograms of gold -- as part of its Tokyo 2020 Medal Project.
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Ana Padurariu and Brooklyn Moors take friendship across borders to UCLA gymnastics

Daily Bruin 26 Feb 2021
On the verge of completing her wolf turn, Ana Padurariu suddenly lost her balance ... Instead, it became a bonding moment for an unlikely pair of friends ... (Courtesy of Gymnastics Canada) ... When it was announced that the Tokyo Games were officially on hold, their plan was in jeopardy. Padurariu immediately picked up the phone and called Moors ... .
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Global equities edge up as rising bond yield fears ease

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets edged up as U.S ... Sales of new U.S ... The Brooklyn Navy Yard ... Schneps Connects ... A man wearing a protective face mask talks on his mobile phone in front of a screen showing the Nikkei index in Tokyo. A woman holding umbrella walks near an electric board showing Nikkei index at a brokerage in Tokyo.
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European shares strengthen, but tech stocks under pressure

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
Falling tech stocks pulled Asian markets lower overnight, as recent gains in U.S. Treasury yields put lofty valuations under pressure ... A man wearing a protective face mask talks on his mobile phone in front of a screen showing the Nikkei index in Tokyo. A woman holding umbrella walks near an electric board showing Nikkei index at a brokerage in Tokyo.
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Strong German data helps European shares recover; Wall Street futures subdued

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
LONDON (Reuters) – European shares rose but U.S ... Treasury yields put lofty valuations under pressure ... The Brooklyn Navy Yard ... U.S ... A man wearing a protective face mask talks on his mobile phone in front of a screen showing the Nikkei index in Tokyo. A woman holding umbrella walks near an electric board showing Nikkei index at a brokerage in Tokyo.
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Global equities rise as U.S. bond yield fears ease

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
Treasury yields on fears a robust recovery would drive inflation higher. Sales of new U.S ... The Brooklyn Navy Yard ... Schneps Connects ... U.S ... A man wearing a protective face mask talks on his mobile phone in front of a screen showing the Nikkei index in Tokyo. A woman holding umbrella walks near an electric board showing Nikkei index at a brokerage in Tokyo.
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Japan PM Suga refuses to move into official residence despite criticism

Kyodo 21 Feb 2021
File photo taken in February 2019 shows the Japanese prime minister's office (R) and official residence (L) in Tokyo ... The apartment complex for lower house members in Tokyo's Akasaka district is about 250 meters in a direct line from the prime minister's office in the Nagatacho district, next to Akasaka.
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Cash-loving Japan drops banknotes in boost to lenders

Taipei Times 19 Feb 2021
Bloomberg. The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged more cash-loving Japanese to move away from banknotes and coins, giving a boost for banks in their drive toward digitalization, the industry’s lobby group chief said ... A man looks at a mobile phone in front of the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo on June 16, 2017 ... .
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Asian shares hit all-time highs, oil buoyant

Yahoo Daily News 15 Feb 2021
Read full article. Swati Pandey15 February 2021, 1.02 am·3-min read. FILE PHOTO. A man wearing a protective face mask talks on his mobile phone in front of a screen showing the Nikkei index in Tokyo. By Swati Pandey ... MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan jumped 0.4% to 736.4 ... Australia's benchmark index was up 1% ... U.S ... 1 ... .
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