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Suntory CEO not certain Japan can hold Olympics, should know by end-March

Jan 13 2021

TOKYO The head of Japanese beverage group Suntory Holdings, who is also a government adviser, said he was uncertain whether Japan can host the Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic, and that the decision would likely be made by end-March.

Suntory CEO not certain Japan can hold Olympics, should know by end-March

Jan 13 2021

TOKYO The head of Japanese beverage group Suntory Holdings, who is also a government adviser, said he was uncertain whether Japan can host the Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic, and that the decision would likely be made by end-March.

Indian foreign minister expects vaccine exports to be determined in few weeks

Jan 12 2021

India will be able to decide on exports of coronavirus vaccines within the next few weeks, Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said on Tuesday, as governments abroad seek to shore up supplies.

India says trust with China 'profoundly disturbed', U.S. ties on upswing

Jan 12 2021

India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said on Tuesday that trust with China had been deeply impaired after last summer's border clash which resulted in the first combat deaths in 45 years. | Video

Saudi foreign minister calls claim that Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Jan 22 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Wednesday that an allegation the kingdom's crown prince had been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was "absurd". | Video

DAVOS-Saudi foreign minister calls claim that Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Jan 22 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22 Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Wednesday that an allegation the kingdom’s crown prince had been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was "absurd".

Inter-Korean projects could help ease sanctions on North: South Korea's Moon

Jan 14 2020

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it was too early to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearization dialogue between the United States and North Korea, and that inter-Korean cooperation could help ease the way for sanctions to be lifted.

Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister

Jun 26 2019

SEOUL Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and isolated North Korea's nuclear program, the South's point man on the North said on Thursday.

Malaysia could extend tax breaks for key foreign investors - Mahathir

Jun 19 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia could extend new tax incentives for foreign investment in areas such as technology if companies promise to create better-paid jobs for Malaysians, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday.

Exclusive - Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against ex-PM Najib over 1MDB: Mahathir

Jun 19 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak following a probe into funds allegedly looted from the state-run fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday.

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