The city is on its highest coronavirus alert level, with experts warning infections appear to be spreading rapidly and widely.
Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it will start phase II clinical trials of its anti-flu drug Avigan for COVID-19 patients in the United States, according to the NY Times.
The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.
The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic will have "no impact" on the Paris Games, which will go ahead as scheduled in "summer 2024", the head of the organising committee Tony Estanguet told AFP on Tuesday.
“At least we have a new goal and planning has started,” he said.
The Chinese government plans to officially recommend the drug's use for treatment, Japan's Jiji Press and other media reported.
Leading gymnasts including four-time Olympic gold medallist Biles, who is expected to be among the stars of Tokyo 2020, had been on the original entry list for the event.
The International Olympic Committee's point man for the Tokyo Games has insisted there's no deadline to call off the event and that it was still going ahead as planned.
For the past eight years, the prime minister, lawmakers, and family members who lost loved ones in the disaster have attended the nationally-televised ceremony.
Egypt's first handball team returns to Cairo on Monday after crowning the African Cup of Nations title over Tunisia, host of the tournament, with a score of 27/23, and booked the ticket to the Tokyo Olympics 2020, under the supervision of Moamen Safa, hea
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has congratulated the Egyptian people and national team on claiming the title of the 2020 African Men's Handball Championship.
South Korea and Saudi Arabia claimed two of Asia’s three places in the Olympic soccer tournament in Japan later this year after reaching the final of the Asian Under-23 Championship on Wednesday.
The Egyptian handball team tops their group in the African Nations Cup currently held in Tunisia, after beating Angola 33-26.
Egypt's handball team thrashed the Gabonese national team in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Tunisia.
The Egyptian handball team delegation leaves at 08:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning to Tunisia to participate in the African Cup of Nations and compete to qualify for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
“The delegation will visit a number of citrus farms and filling and sorting stations, and will be introduced to the system used in agricultural exports for all world markets,” Attar said.
“Jiro Dreams of Sushi” is not included in this year’s Michelin guide to Tokyo because it no longer accepts reservations from the general public.
Egypt thrashed South Africa 3-0 on Tuesday night at the Cairo in the U-23 AFCON semi-final.
Al-Ahly player Ramadan Sobhy has given Egypt the qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for the fans who support the team at Cairo Stadium.
Egyptian Olympic team coach Shawki Gharib congratulated the Egyptian people on his team's qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.