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Japan to trial HIV medications on coronavirus patients

Japan intends to have a go at utilizing HIV medications to treat individuals with coronavirus, as the quantity of contaminated in the nation expanded to 519, with 454 cases on the isolated Diamond Princess voyage transport. "We're presently planning to begin clinical preliminaries utilizing HIV prescription on the novel coronavirus," said boss bureau secretary Yoshihide Suga, the administration's top representative. 

He was unable to remark on to what extent it would be until the new medication is endorsed, as indicated by Reuters. 

Specialists in Thailand said they seemed to have achievement in treating serious instances of the coronavirus with a blend of influenza meds and HIV drugs. 

The new methodology joining influenza medicate oseltamivir - otherwise called Tamiflu - , just as lopinavir and ritonavir, purportedly improved the state of a few patients, including a 70-year-old Chinese lady from Wuhan who tried positive, as indicated by the news association. 

A report …

Naked Festival: Thousands gather for Japan's annual 'Hadaka Matsuri'

Thousands conquered cold climate on Saturday to accumulate at the yearly "Stripped Festival" in Okayama prefecture in the southern piece of Japan's Honshu island. 

The occasion, called "Hadaka Matsuri" in Japanese, is a wild and rambunctious celebration held each year on the third Saturday of February at the Saidaiji Kannonin Temple, around a 30-minute train ride from Okayama city. 

Be that as it may, the 10,000 or so male members aren't as exposed as the celebration's name proposes. 

They sport an insignificant measure of dress; generally a Japanese undergarment called a "fundoshi" and a couple of white socks called "tabi." 

The celebration, which praises the gifts of an abundant collect, success and ripeness, begins at around 3:20 p.m neighborhood time with a different occasion for little youngsters - planned for cultivating enthusiasm for more youthful ages. 

"We trust they will have the option to keep the custom alive later on,&q…

Trial delay pushed Ghosn to escape Japan

Removed Nissan manager Carlos Ghosn chose to escape Japan in the wake of discovering that his preliminary had been postponed until April 2021 and furthermore in light of the fact that he had not been permitted to address his better half, sources near Ghosn said on Thursday. 

Ghosn, one of the world's most popular administrators, has become Japan's most celebrated outlaw after he uncovered on Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape what he called a "fixed" equity framework. 

Sources near Ghosn said he learned at an ongoing court hearing that one of his two preliminaries in Japan would be postponed until April 2021 from a unique date of September 2020. There was not a firm date set for either preliminary but rather at any rate one was generally expected to begin in April 2020. 

"They said they required another entire year to get ready for it ... He was troubled about not having the option to see or address his better half," one of the sources near Ghosn said. 

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Previous Renault-Nissan manager Ghosn affirms he has left Japan

Previous Nissan manager Carlos Ghosn has affirmed he is in Lebanon saying he wouldn't be "held prisoner" by a "fixed" Japanese equity framework, bringing up issues about how one of the world's most-perceived administrators left Japan a very long time before his preliminary. 

Ghosn's sudden takeoff denotes the most recent emotional bend in a year-old adventure that has shaken the worldwide vehicle industry, imperiled the coalition of Nissan Motor Co Ltd and its top investor Renault SA and illuminate the decency of Japan's legal framework. 

"I am presently in Lebanon and will never again be held prisoner by a fixed Japanese equity framework where blame is assumed, separation is uncontrolled, and essential human rights are denied," Ghosn, 65, said in a short articulation on Tuesday. 

"I have not fled equity - I have gotten away unfairness and political oppression. I can now at long last discuss uninhibitedly with the media, and anticipate b…

Japan to send warship, air ship to Middle East to ensure vessels

Japan will send a warship and watch planes to ensure Japanese ships in the Middle East as the circumstance in the locale, from which it sources almost 90 percent of its unrefined petroleum imports, stays unstable, a record affirmed by the bureau appeared on Friday. 

Under the arrangement, a helicopter-prepared destroyer and two P-3C watch planes will be dispatched for data gathering planned for guaranteeing safe section for Japanese vessels through the area. 

On the off chance that there are any crises, an uncommon request would be given by the Japanese safeguard pastor to enable the powers to utilize weapons to ensure sends in harm's way. 

Rubbing among Iran and the United States has expanded since a year ago, when US President Donald Trump hauled the US out of a 2015 global atomic arrangement with Iran and re-forced endorses on it, devastating its economy. 

In May and June, there were a few assaults on universal shipper vessels, including the Japanese-claimed tanker Kokuka Courageou…

Japanese columnist wins harms in the wake of saying she was assaulted

A Tokyo court on Wednesday granted 3.3 million yen ($30,375.55) in harms to columnist Shiori Ito, who blamed previous TV journalist Noriyuki Yamaguchi for assault in one of the most prominent instances of the #MeToo development in Japan. 

Yamaguchi, who has denied the claims, was requested to pay remuneration to 30-year-old Ito, who brought a common case after examiners declined to squeeze charges in connection to her grievance. 

Ito had looked for 11 million yen ($100,000) from Yamaguchi, a previous communicate writer with close connects to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, charging he assaulted her subsequent to welcoming her to supper to talk about an opening for work in 2015. 

She retaliated tears as she talked through a bull horn to journalists and supporters outside the court after the decision, saying she felt "brimming with appreciation." 

"I'm so glad," she stated, her voice breaking now and again with feeling. 

The court expelled a counter-suit from Yamaguchi, wh…

Hurricane Hagibis murders numerous as it hitters Japan, troops conveyed

Japan has sent a huge number of soldiers and salvage laborers to spare stranded inhabitants and battle floods brought about by one of the most exceedingly terrible hurricanes to hit the nation in late history, which murdered 23 individuals, Reuters news office has said. 

Tropical storm Hagibis - which signifies "speed" in the Philippine language, Tagalog - was the most dominant hurricane to hit Japan in six decades. 






It incapacitated the capital, Tokyo, and encompassing zones, making streams flood and leaving practically a large portion of a million homes without power. open telecaster NHK provided details regarding Sunday. 

Salvage endeavors were in full power, with soldiers, pontoons and helicopters sent to the overwhelmed zones, as salvage group delved through soil in different territories to attempt to get individuals out from homes covered via avalanches. 

Hagibis made landfall on the primary Japanese island of Honshu around 7pm (10:00 GMT) on Saturday, with wind whirlwinds…

Hurricane Hagibis makes landfall on Japan coast

Amazing tropical storm Hagibis has made landfall in Japan, authorities said as heavy downpour and winds have just lashed the nation causing floods and landslides. 

"The eye of Typhoon Hagibis made landfall without further ado before 7pm (1000 GMT) in Izu Peninsula", southwest of Tokyo, said the Japan Meteorological Agency on Saturday. 

Japanese climate specialists gave a top-level crisis downpour cautioning and around a million people were given non-mandatory clearing orders. Train and flight administrations have been influenced. 

Hurricane Hagibis, shutting in from the Pacific, got overwhelming precipitation wide regions of Japan ahead of time of its landfall, including Shizuoka and Mie prefectures, southwest of Tokyo, just as Chiba toward the north, which had endured control blackouts and harmed homes from a month ago's tropical storm. 

A tornado tore through Chiba on Saturday, toppling a vehicle in the city of Ichihara, east of Tokyo, and killing a man inside, a city auth…