Game Developer Nexon Firing on All Cylinders, CEO Says

Aug.07 — Owen Mahoney, president and chief executive officer of Nexon Co., a Tokyo-listed game developer controlled by South Korean billionaire Kim Jung-ju, discusses the company’s financial results and business outlook. Nexon’s second-quarter net income rose 3.2% to 19.76 billion yen, and its third-quarter profit forecast beat analysts’ estimates. Mahoney speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”

Olympic rings removed temporarily from Tokyo Bay

The Olympic rings monument installed in Tokyo Bay for the 2020 Summer Games was removed for maintenance on Thursday, and will return in December when Japan heads into the final stretch of preparations for the rescheduled event. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Olympic rings removed temporarily from Tokyo Bay

Japan Marks 75 Years Since First Atomic Bomb

Japanese officials offer prayers and flowers to mark the 75th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bomb attack in Hiroshima. The dwindling witnesses to the world’s first atomic bombing marked the anniversary with the mayor and others noting the Japanese government’s refusal to sign a nuclear weapons ban treaty, highlighting its hypocrisy. Survivors, their relatives … Read more Japan Marks 75 Years Since First Atomic Bomb

Tokyo warns of ‘serious situation’ with Seoul over WWII forced labor ruling

Japan is warning against any move to require its companies to pay for forced labor during World War Two, calling it a “serious situation.” Meanwhile, the Korean assets of a Japanese steelmaker face liquidation after a ruling from South Korea’s High Court. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more Tokyo warns of ‘serious situation’ with Seoul over WWII forced labor ruling

Xie Zhenye’s goal for the Tokyo Olympics is to achieve medals

In an exclusive interview with CGTN anchor Wang Guan, Xie Zhenye, the only Asian man to break the 20-second barrier in the 200 meter sprint and clocking a sub-10 second time at the 100 meters, says his goal for the #Tokyo #Olympics is to win the gold. How is his training going during the #COVID19 … Read more Xie Zhenye’s goal for the Tokyo Olympics is to achieve medals

What’s behind the progress of Chinese sprinting in recent years?

The one-year countdown to the postponed #Tokyo #Olympic Games is on. Thousands of athletes have been forced to adjust and re-order their training and schedules. So how are Chinese competitors dealing with this? What’s behind the progress of Chinese sprinting in recent years? And how can China better promote the development of mass sports with … Read more What’s behind the progress of Chinese sprinting in recent years?

Tasmanian runners have heralded the return of the humble fun run to the social calendar | ABC News

Four hundred participants took part in the Glenorchy fun run including an Olympian whose 2020 plans were tipped on their head with the postponement of the Tokyo games. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on … Read more Tasmanian runners have heralded the return of the humble fun run to the social calendar | ABC News

Japan coronavirus: Theatre resumes in Tokyo amid surge in cases

Japan is facing a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. Tokyo confirmed a record 472 coronavirus infections on Saturday and the capital’s governor says a citywide state of emergency may have to be imposed. It is a step that has already been taken in Okinawa. Infections appear to have originated at a US military base. In the … Read more Japan coronavirus: Theatre resumes in Tokyo amid surge in cases

Statue of irritations | Japanese PM lookalike statue re-ignites ‘comfort women’ row

Tokyo has sent a strong rebuke to South Korea over a sculpture allegedly showing Japan’s current prime minister “apologizing” for the nation’s crimes during WWII. It could leave a dent in bilateral relations, Tokyo has warned. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/amqp Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow … Read more Statue of irritations | Japanese PM lookalike statue re-ignites ‘comfort women’ row

Tokyo bathhouses add beer, cats to stay afloat

Takuya Shimbo, the third-generation owner of a Tokyo public bath house, was full of plans for a new style public bath – with craft beer and live music – that he hoped would help revive the dying industry.Then the coronavirus struck. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from … Read more Tokyo bathhouses add beer, cats to stay afloat

The ‘comfort woman’ statue angering Tokyo

The Japanese government reacted angrily on Tuesday to a statue in South Korea that appears to depict Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, kneeling and bowing to a seated “comfort woman,” a euphemism for women forced to work in Japan’s wartime brothels. Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the … Read more The ‘comfort woman’ statue angering Tokyo

Mind Of A Champion | Ben Ryan & Tim Walsh

The sacrafice. The success. The significance. How do you turn a group of athletes into Olympic gold medal winners? With #1YearToGo until the Rugby Sevens tournament kicks off at Tokyo 2021, Elma Smit caught up with Ben Ryan and Tim Walsh to find out in #MindOfAChampion Part One. SUBSCRIBE to World Rugby on Youtube – … Read more Mind Of A Champion | Ben Ryan & Tim Walsh

Trump Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Ex-Olympian and Republican Rep. Jim Ryun

President Donald Trump on Friday presented one of the nation’s highest civilian honors to Jim Ryun, a former Republican congressman and the first U.S. high schooler to break the 4-minute barrier in running the mile. Ryun was the 1968 Olympic silver medalist in the 1,500-meter run and is a three-time Olympian. Trump presented him with … Read more Trump Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Ex-Olympian and Republican Rep. Jim Ryun

Outdoor Night Museum in Japan Turns Nature Into Art

These days, just being outside can feel like a luxury. Japan’s leading digital art studio is betting that will continue even after the pandemic. TeamLab, a Tokyo-based company known for its award-winning psychedelic installations throughout the world’s biggest cities, is branching into outdoor exhibitions. The group has formed a new subsidiary dedicated to creating electronic … Read more Outdoor Night Museum in Japan Turns Nature Into Art

Tokyo records spike a year out from the Olympics | ABC News

Tokyo has recorded its largest single-day spike of coronavirus infections, exactly a year from when the city is scheduled to host the Olympics. On Wednesday, the president of the Olympics organising committee said the Games could not go ahead unless the pandemic improved. Read more here: https://ab.co/2ZTl3uo For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Tokyo records spike a year out from the Olympics | ABC News