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By in Asia on May 20, 2020
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Sharks from above: Filming 'friendly' encounters in Sydney
August 5, 2021
Jason Iggleden captures stunning moments in Sydney, often helping to reduce people's fear.
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Toyota sees earnings up by US$8.2b
August 4, 2021
TOYOTA reported yesterday a record 897.8 billion yen (US$8.2 billion) profit for the fiscal first quarter, underlining the Japa­nese automaker’s resilience even amid the coronavirus pandemic. Toyota
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COVID-19 tracker: Japan’s case tally tops 15,000, hitting a new high
August 5, 2021
Tokyo, with 5,042 new cases, was among several prefectures to post record high tallies.
Tokyo to prioritize severe patients following Suga’s contentious policy shift
August 5, 2021
“The purpose of these revisions is to better utilize the limited resources we have to contain this outbreak,” Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike says.
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E-way bill generation to be blocked for GST return non-filers
August 5, 2021
Taxpayers who have not filed GST returns for two months or quarters up to June 2021 will not be able to generate e-way bills from August 15, GST Network has said.
Maruti reports 58% increase in July production at 1,70,719 units
August 5, 2021
The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday said its total production in July increased by 58 per cent on a yearly basis to 1,70,719 units.
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Second Best in the World at the Tokyo Olympics, but Still Saying Sorry
August 5, 2021
At the Tokyo Olympics, Japanese athletes who fell short of gold have apologized profusely — sometimes, even after winning silver.
How Much Power Will Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s New President, Have?
August 5, 2021
Iran’s government is neither the democracy it claims nor the monolithic theocracy portrayed by critics. The new president, inaugurated Thursday, has real powers but is subservient to an “ultimate authority.”
Is Taiwan Next?
August 5, 2021
In Taipei, young people like Nancy Tao Chen Ying watched as the Hong Kong protests were brutally extinguished. Now they wonder what’s in their future.