The Friday List: From Netflix's Ratched to folklore around supernatural cats, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
Shinzo Abe resigns as Japan PM; successor Yoshihide Suga says COVID-19, economy will be his top priorities
Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, announced last month that he was stepping down because of health problems.
Reformist who breaks territorial barriers of bureaucracy: Yoshihide Suga set to be new Japan Prime Minister
Under Abe's first administration in 2006, Suga headed the internal affairs ministry, where he introduced a hometown tax programme, offering tax deductions for those who donate money to local municipalities
Yoshihide Suga set to be Japan PM: Chinese media expresses guarded optimism, raises concerns on 'hardline attitudes'
While China is Japan's largest trading partner, Beijing increasing military aggression and the coronavirus pandemic have strained relations between the two countries
There are suggestions that Suga might call a snap election soon after he takes over. If successful, he could strengthen his hold on power.
The expected victory by Suga guarantees his election in a parliamentary vote on Wednesday because of the majority held by the Liberal Democrats’ ruling coalition
Stree is set in small town of Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, where an evil spirit abducts men in the night during festival season.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was among those who congratulated Osaka after her victory over Victoria Azarenka in the US Open 2020 women singles final.
India, Japan sign deal to access military bases for logistics support; Modi and Abe hail 'landmark' agreement
Modi spoke to the outgoing Japanese PM and thanked him for his 'personal commitment' to strengthen ties between the two countries
In Japan, campaign to succeed Shinzo Abe as PM begins; 71-year-old Yosihide Suga seen as top contenderr
Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary, had formally submitted his candidacy for the Liberal Democratic Party leadership last week
Typhoon Haishen lashes South Korea after battering south Japan islands; over 20 injured, 1,600 evacuated
The Korea Meteorological Administration warned of 'very heavy rain and very strong winds’, adding the typhoon would likely reduce to a tropical storm within 24 hours
Typhoon Haishen unleashes heavy rains, strong winds in south Japan; expected to hit Korean Peninsula this week
Warnings have been issued, as the storm edges into an area vulnerable prone to flooding and mudslides, for people to be ready to take shelter
Violent typhoon Haishen barrels towards Japan; officials issue evacuation advisories, shut transport
The storm, with winds of up to 290 kilometres per hour, is expected to reach Kyushu late Sunday or early Monday
The 11,947-ton Gulf Livestock 1 ship had sent a distress call early Wednesday. The cause of the distress was not immediately known, but the weather was rough in the area due to Typhoon Maysak
Anukrti Upadhyay on her novel Kintsugi, bringing together cultures of Jaipur and Japan in a delicate narrative
Anukrti Upadhyay’s Kintsugi weaves two seemingly contradictory worlds together.
The loan will have an interest rate of 0.01 percent per annum with a redemption period of 15 years, including a four year grace period
Cell pellets of Deinococcus thicker than 0.5 mm can survive 15 to 45 years of UV radiation on the ISS, and 48 years in space, researchers said.
Shinzo Abe quits as Japan PM: Many vie for country's top post, but reviving economy will be a tall order
Japan is confronting labour shortages as it grapples with a shrinking population and a stubbornly low birthrate, as well as snags in bringing in foreign workers.
Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving PM and a champion of economic reforms, resigns for health reasons
Abe's scheme to revive Japan's long-stalled economy, called 'Abenomics', involved vast government spending, massive monetary easing and the cutting of red tape
Games like Metroid Prime 4 and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s sequel might be some of the titles included in the 2021 line-up.