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Fourteen South Korean delivery workers die because of pandemic overwork: union

22 Oct 2020

SEOUL Fourteen delivery workers in South Korea have died of overwork this year because they had to handle a sharply higher volume of packages due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the latest fatality this week, a union official said.

Fourteen S.Korean delivery workers die because of pandemic overwork - union

22 Oct 2020

SEOUL, Oct 22 Fourteen delivery workers in South Korea have died of overwork this year because they had to handle a sharply higher volume of packages due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the latest fatality this week, a union official said.

Absent with leave: calls grow for BTS members to postpone or skip military service

06 Oct 2020

SEOUL Calls are mounting within South Korea for members of megaband BTS to be granted alternatives or delays to mandatory military service, with some lawmakers and fans arguing they are doing plenty for their country without wearing a soldier's uniform. | Video

Factbox: Who are Japan PM frontrunner Suga's advisers and supporters?

10 Sep 2020

TOKYO Yoshihide Suga, the right-hand man of Japan's outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has emerged as the favourite to replace him. Following is a list of the advisers, friends and supporters who may help Suga frame the policies of the new government if he wins the party leader elections on Monday.

Who are Japan PM frontrunner Suga's advisers and supporters?

10 Sep 2020

TOKYO Yoshihide Suga, the right-hand man of Japan's outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has emerged as the favourite to replace him. Following is a list of the advisers, friends and supporters who may help Suga frame the policies of the new government if he wins the party leader elections on Monday.

Factbox: Who are Japan PM frontrunner Suga's advisers and supporters?

10 Sep 2020

TOKYO Yoshihide Suga, the right-hand man of Japan's outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has emerged as the favourite to replace him. Following is a list of the advisers, friends and supporters who may help Suga frame the policies of the new government if he wins the party leader elections on Monday.

How Abe's right-hand man made his play for Japan's top job

04 Sep 2020

TOKYO In the days leading up to Shinzo Abe's surprise resignation last month as rumors of his ill health swirled in Japan, the prime minister's right-hand man, Yoshihide Suga, was courting a ruling party boss whose backing could make him king.

〔焦点〕「たたき上げ」から頂点へ、菅氏に問われる宰相の力量

04 Sep 2020

[東京 4日 ロイター] - 安倍晋三首相(65)の右腕として戦後最長の政権を支えてきた菅義偉官房長官(71)が、次期総理の座を手にする最短距離に浮上してきた。

Amid heat and COVID-19, Japanese visit Yasukuni on WW2 anniversary

15 Aug 2020

TOKYO Thousands of men and women of all ages braved scorching heat amid the COVID-19 pandemic to pay their respects at Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Saturday, the 75th anniversary of Japan's surrender ending World War Two.

Amid heat and COVID-19, Japanese visit Yasukuni on WW2 anniversary

15 Aug 2020

TOKYO Thousands of men and women of all ages braved scorching heat amid the COVID-19 pandemic to pay their respects at Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Saturday, the 75th anniversary of Japan's surrender ending World War Two.

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