Destination Zimbabwe excites Japanese market

As preparations for the 15th Edition of the Sanganai/ Hlanganani World Tourism Expo hit pitch fever, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is pleased with the interest on Destination Zimbabwe shown…

Turkey accuses Greece of ‘hostile action’ against its jets

Turkey has said Greece used a Russian-made missile system to harass its F-16 fighter jets carrying out a reconnaissance mission in international airspace in what it termed a “hostile action”.…

Zimbabwe to tap into Japanese investment opportunities

By Josephine Mugiyo, Diplomatic Correspondent Zimbabwe is working to enhance cooperation with Japan, amid calls for the country to position itself to attract investment from Japanese firms. This comes as…

Thai businesses cash in on cannabis, from milk tea to toothpaste

THAI businesses are cashing in with cannabis-infused products like toothpaste, tea, soaps and snacks after the government legalised the plant and its extract this year, generating a wave of interest…

Droupadi Murmu sworn in as India’s first tribal president in ‘watershed’ moment

Droupadi Murmu was sworn in as India’s President on Monday, making her the first person from one of the country’s marginalised tribal communities to serve as head of state. The…

Sri Lanka swears in new president

COLOMBO – Veteran politician Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new president on Thursday, a day after winning a vote in parliament and urging the island nation to…

Analysis: The 2.5 seconds that sealed Shinzo Abe’s fate

NARA-Japan Bodyguards could have saved Shinzo Abe if they shielded him or removed him from the line of fire in the 2.5 seconds between a missed first shot and a…

China says U.S. will bear consequences of Pelosi visit to Taiwan

BEIJING – China’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday that a visit to Tawian by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would seriously undermine China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and the United…

Shinzo Abe: Japanese mourners pay last respects to ex-PM at funeral

Thousands of mourners lined the streets of Tokyo to pay their last respects to ex-Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. A hearse bearing Abe’s body made its way past several landmarks…

Abe killer ‘was jealous over mom’s donation to church promoted by the former PM’

TOKYO – The mother of the man arrested for the killing of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was a member of the Unification Church, the church’s Japan head said…