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Japan warns fans not to cheer during Olympics to prevent Covid surge – BBC News [Video]

Thousands of fans will be allowed into venues to watch the Tokyo Olympic Games but they will be told not to cheer or even speak loudly. Organisers are limiting numbers to a maximum 10,000 spectators, with venues only half full. However even that goes against the advice of experts worried that the Games will spread Covid transmission. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

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Olympic athlete arriving in Japan tests positive to coronavirus | ABC News [Video]

An Olympic athlete arriving in Japan has tested positive to coronavirus – the first to do so ahead of the Tokyo Games.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/3xtGQ9YThe Ugandan Olympian had been fully vaccinated and touched down on Saturday.It doesn’t help organisers who are still trying to assure the Japanese public that the Games should go ahead.North Asia correspondent Jake Sturmer reports.ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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Japan unveils its Olympic Village, but concerns remain about the spread of coronavirus | ABC News [Video]

Olympics organisers in Tokyo have shown off the little city where athletes will live, eat, sleep and relax between competitions. But some public health experts say that beneath the sleek surfaces and modern architecture, the risk of viral spread remains. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/3zzHgxgImage AP: Eugene HoshikoABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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American duo plead guilty to helping former Nissan chief Ghosn flee Japan [Video]

A #US Army Special Forces veteran and his son pleaded guilty in #Tokyo on Monday to charges that they illegally helped former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos #Ghosn flee Japan hidden in a box aboard a private jet in December 2019.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Americans accused of helping Carlos Ghosn escape to stand trial in Tokyo [Video]

An American father-son #duo accused of packing former #Nissan chief Carlos #Ghosn into an audio equipment case so he could escape trial in #Japan will appear in a Tokyo #court for the first time Monday. FRANCE 24’s Michael Penn says.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Japan dismisses South Korean protest over disputed islands | The World [Video]

Japan has rejected South Korea’s objection to a Tokyo Olympics map, which marks a group of South Korean-controlled islands as Japanese territory.As Andrea Nierhoff reports, neither a formal diplomatic protest nor calls by some South Korean politicians to boycott the games have been enough to sway officials.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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Tokyo has kept a tentative grip on its outbreak, but the Olympics could change everything | ABC News [Video]

While some regions of Japan are struggling with an influx of serious coronavirus cases, Tokyo has so far kept a tentative grip on its outbreak. But in three weeks, thousands of foreign athletes will descend on a city holding its breath. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/2SMa30RABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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Ghosn on legal case, Lebanon life, Japan escape [Video]

Fugitive ex-auto magnate Carlos Ghosn is campaigning to clear his name. In a defiant interview with The Associated Press, the embattled former chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance dissected his legal troubles in three countries. (May 26)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/​You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/fd981d836a394dee8c15120a0d246096

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Major Japanese newspaper calls for Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled due to concerns over COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

Asahi Shimbun is the first of Japans major newspapers to make the move and joins some regional publications that have recently added to the growing opposition to holding the Olympics