German gymnasts launch Olympic outfits designed to combat sexualization and promote self-confidence

(NEXSTAR) – The Deutschland team takes a stand. German gymnasts launched new competition uniforms ahead of their first event at the Olympics, designed to combat what the German Gymnastics Federation previously called “sexualization in gymnastics”. The team, which previously wore more common leotards in previous matches, will now be decked …

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Countries make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory

REUTERS A sharp rise in new coronavirus infections due to the highly contagious Delta variant and a slowdown in vaccination rates has prompted governments to make 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines mandatory for health workers and others high risk groups. A growing number of countries are also stipulating that a …

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Toyota withdraws Olympic ads from Japanese television

The move comes on top of growing resentment against the Summer Games. Auto maker Toyota will not broadcast any Olympic Games-themed commercials on Japanese television. The news comes days before the kick-off of the world sporting event on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo. Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda and other executives …

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Live Updates: Tokyo Olympics: NPR

Toyota, Panasonic and other major Japanese companies are distancing themselves from the Tokyo Olympics despite spending millions to sponsor the Games. Here, guidelines can be seen on the floor inside the National Stadium, the main venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Noriko Hayashi / Bloomberg via Getty …

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Japan’s tech funk – Taipei Times

Two Tokyo Olympics Show Long Arc of Japan’s Tech Decline When Tokyo last hosted the Olympics in 1964, the unveiling of a high-speed train capable of reaching the unlikely speed of 210 kilometers per hour heralded the dawn of a high-tech era. in Japan. Within a decade and a half, …

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Taiwan News Quick Take – Taipei Times

HEALTH FDA recalls asthma drug The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday ordered a recall of a batch of a prescription drug used to treat severe asthma, due to a potential quality defect. The recall of Nucala Solution for Injection is due to be completed by August 8, after a …

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COVID-19: Latest Global Updates | ASEAN Post

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: Hajj reduced Pilgrims are starting to arrive in the holy city of Mecca for the second reduced hajj held during the coronavirus pandemic, circling Islam’s holiest site in masks and on distant paths. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is only allowing …

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Japan creates consultation app for foreign interns

Japan’s Ministry of Labor and other entities have jointly developed a smartphone app that allows overseas technical trainees to seek advice about their working environment. Japan has a system designed to enable interns from developing countries to acquire skills, technology and expertise while working in the country. At the end …

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China Inc’s new low-profile expansion

reEEPGLINT, A CHINESE facial recognition company, was one of 14 companies to be sanctioned by the United States on July 9 for alleged links to human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region, far west of China . It is also a globally recognized leader in its field and has raised …

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Today’s coronavirus news: first case of COVID-19 in the Olympic Games athletes’ village in Tokyo; Ontario Reports 176 COVID-19 Cases, Three Deaths; Vaccinated visitors unlikely to spread COVID-19 across borders

The last Coronavirus news from Canada and around the world on Saturday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 10:31 am: The Tokyo Olympics recorded their first case of coronavirus in the Athletes’ Village, highlighting the risks of infection less than a …

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Top Picks of Cannes 2021 – TV Channels

American director Spike Lee arrives on July 16, 2021 to attend the 27th annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala at Villa Eilenroc in Cap d’Antibes, southern France, on the sidelines of the 74th Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP) The Cannes jury headed by American director Spike …

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Uniqlo owner cuts profit forecast on new COVID-19 curbs

Women wearing face masks, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walk past a store of Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo fashion chain at a shopping complex in Beijing, China on May 24 2020. REUTERS / Florence Lo TOKYO, July 15 (Reuters) – Japanese firm Fast Retailing (9983.T), owner of clothing brand Uniqlo, …

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Coronavirus live: riots hamper medical services in Covid-ravaged South Africa; record cases in Indonesia and Vietnam | World news

Reuters reports: Macron this week announced sweeping measures to tackle a rapid rise in new coronavirus infections, including mandatory vaccination of health workers and new health card rules for the general public. In doing so, it went further than most other European countries, as the highly contagious Delta variant sparks …

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Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario theaters facing “arbitrary and unreasonable” reopening restrictions; Tokyo records most virus cases in two months

The last Coronavirus news from Canada and around the world on Saturday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 8:40 am: California will require masks to be worn in schools when classrooms open this fall, despite new guidelines released Friday by the …

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Toyota and Mitsubishi Chemical use IBM quantum computer

Nikkei has learned that a group of Japanese companies, including Tokyo-Toyota, have started using IBM quantum computers and are looking for new ways to apply next-generation computers for industrial purposes. Toyota, Mitsubishi Chemical and 10 other companies plan to jointly use quantum computers for commercial purposes. One possibility is to …

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Tokyo to enter new state of emergency for six weeks

Prime Minister Suga announced Thursday that Tokyo will enter its fourth Covid-19 state of emergency on Monday, July 12. Kyodo News reports. The restrictions are expected to last until August 22 – two weeks after the end of the Tokyo Olympics. The move comes after a recent spike in infections …

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WATCH: Jordan Thompson Road to Tokyo Media Session

History links CINCINNATI –Former University of Cincinnati volleyball star Jordan Thompson has met the media to discuss his route to Tokyo and his selection for the United States Olympic volleyball team. At just 24, she is one of the youngest members of the United States volleyball team and one of …

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Chinese animation leads a unique route

Legend of the white cat Photo: Screenshot of iQiyi Masako Furuichi, a Japanese teacher at Peking University’s School of Foreign Languages, was shocked when she saw the title of her student’s thesis: Japanese anime began to decline. She felt that Chinese anime has shaken the status of Japanese animation in …

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Can you watch it online? – Daily Movie

FAST & FURIOUS 9 roared in theaters this week with Vin Diesel and bringing back two “dead” characters. But can you watch Fast 9 full movie online? Is it legal? Is “F9” on HBO Max or Netflix? Can you watch “Fast And Furious 9” at home? Nature’s on the mend …

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Japanese scientists reuse antimalarial drug to fight Covid

Image source: AP A woman receives an injection of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine. (Representative image) A team of scientists has identified an antimalarial drug, mefloquine, effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The Tokyo University of Science team and others have mathematically modeled the effectiveness of mefloquine to predict …

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Manhwa vs Manga: what’s the difference?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you look at last year’s graphic novel bestseller lists, you might notice something. Namely, East Asian comics dominate the charts. My hero university, Demon slayer, Man with chainsaw – do these titles …

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Channel program for the 2021 rugby matches

Despite threats from Covid-19, the British & Irish Lions Tour in South Africa is scheduled to take place on July 3. The tour was reduced to eight games, plus a June 26 pre-tour game against Japan which saw the Lions start their campaign on a level playing field with a …

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Badass Royal Women You Should Know – OZY

Thursday 01 July 2021 Prince Harry and Prince William gathered today to unveil a statue of their mother, Princess Diana, in London on what would have been his 60th birthday. Of course, as with any royal event, gossip is on everyone’s lips again. The very public quarrel between the two …

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Token tattoos at Tokyo’s premier crypto art fair

TOKYO: Tokyo tattoo artist Ichi Hatano’s usual activities declined during the pandemic, but now he wants to extract a new stream of income from the first crypto art exhibition in Japan. Hatano’s ink featuring Japanese folk creatures was especially popular with foreign visitors until Japan closed its borders to tourists …

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Roche ENSPRYNG approved by the European Commission as the first

ENSPRYNG is the first and only treatment approved for adults and adolescents in the EU with AQP4-IgG seropositive NMOSD ENSPRYNG can be used as monotherapy or in combination with immunosuppressive therapy to reduce relapses and prevent permanent disability In phase III studies, ENSPRYNG significantly reduced the number and severity of …

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