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JAPANESE CHIEF CABINET SECRETARY, YOSHIHIDE SUGA, WALKING INTO NEWS CONFERENCE 2.
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(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) JAPANESE CHIEF CABINET SECRETARY, YOSHIHIDE SUGA, SAYING: "Prime Minister Abe explained (to Trump) that during his conversation with (IOC) president Bach, they agreed to postpone the Games for about a year and to hold it by the summer of 2021 at the latest, so that athletes can compete in their best condition, and in a safe and secure environment for the audience." 5.
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(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) JAPANESE CHIEF CABINET SECRETARY, YOSHIHIDE SUGA, SAYING: "President Trump reiterated that it (the decision to postpone) was a very wise and great decision.
He supported the prime minister.
Both leaders said that holding the Tokyo Games in their complete form will be proof that human beings have beaten the coronavirus." 7.
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TOKYO GOVERNOR, YURIKO KOIKE, WALKING TOWARDS JOURNALISTS 10.
(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) TOKYO GOVERNOR, YURIKO KOIKE, SAYING: "There are many issues to be resolved.
But it was better than (the Games) being cancelled." 11.
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(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) TOKYO GOVERNOR, YURIKO KOIKE, SAYING: "We must first take measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus or we cannot move forward.
That hasn't been changed." 13.
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(SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) TOKYO GOVERNOR, YURIKO KOIKE, SAYING: "There are many things we need to do but we would like to keep diligently preparing so that everyone can dream and enjoy sports, and be inspired when they're (the Games) held." 15.
KOIKE WALKING AWAY FROM JOURNALISTS TOKYO, JAPAN (MARCH 25, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 16.
VARIOUS EXTERIOR OF NATIONAL STADIUM BUILT FOR TOKYO 2020 STORY: U.S. President Donald Trump told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was a "very wise and great decision," Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday (March 25).
Yoshihide Suga said the leaders agreed that holding the Games in their complete form will show that humanity has overcome the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said postponing the Games was better than cancelling, although there are still many issues to be resolved.
She added that the priority is to fight the coronavirus.
Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach agreed on Tuesday (March 24) to reschedule the Games for the summer of 2021 at the latest.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) of India Dr S Jaishankar participated in the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Quad group countries-Japan, the United States, Australia and India in Japan's Tokyo on October 6. S Jaishankar said, "Called on Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga along with other Quad Foreign Ministers. Spoke about the bilateral and global dimensions of our special partnership." "It's a matter of satisfaction that Indo-Pacific concept has gained increasingly wider acceptance.Indo-Pacific Ocean's Initiative that we tabled at East Asia Summit last yr is development with considerable promise in that context," EAM added. India, the US, Japan, and Australia, collectively form the Quadrilateral group. US Secretary Mike Pompeo, EAM Jaishankar, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne arrived in Tokyo to attend the Quadrilateral foreign ministers meeting.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday visited Tokyo to meet with some of Washington's closest allies in Asia, Japan, Australia and India, to shore up support against what the United States says is China's dangerous and growing regional influence. Gloria Tso reports.
Japan's Yoshihide Suga was voted prime minister by parliament on Wednesday to become the country's first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of the familiar faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Emer McCarthy reports.
[NFA] The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and 2017 French elections. Freddie Joyner has more.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held separate bilateral meetings with foreign ministers of Japan and Australia on the sidelines of the Quad meeting in Tokyo. During the 13th India-Japan Foreign Ministers' Strategic Dialogue, the two ministers exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest and agreed that the strong and enduring partnership between the two countries will play a pivotal role in overcoming challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a statement from the MEA said. Jaishankar and Motegi also emphasised that a free, open and inclusive India-Pacific region must be premised on diversified and resilient supply chains. Jaishankar also met his Australian counterpart Marise Payne and discussed ways to expand cooperation in global affairs & regional issues. Jaishankar and Payne travelled to Tokyo to attend a ministerial meeting of the Quad or Quadrilateral coalition comprising India, the US, Australia and Japan. The bilateral meetings come after the 'Quad' foreign ministers' meeting took place on Tuesday. The meetings took place in the backdrop of frosty relations of India, Australia and Japan with China. Watch the full video for all the details.
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On the 97th birth anniversary of Balbir Singh Senior, an artist made his portrait with hockey and ball at Sector-42 hockey stadium. Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior was an Olympic gold medallist, who died on at the age of 95 after prolonged illness on May 25 this year.
Olympic gold medallist Max Whitlock has starred in a series of spoof ads tolaunch a unique new perfume capturing the essence of freshly launderedclothes. New scent has been specially created to celebrate the arrival ofSamsung’s ecobubble washing machine. The fragrance has been created to capturethe elusive smell of ‘clean sheets’ and ‘machine powered freshness’.
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On Tuesday, JPMorgan's Grace Peters told CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" the S&P 500 could hit 3,750 by September 2021. Business Insider reports that would represent a 12% premium over Tuesday's closing price of 3,335.47. On the outlook for US stocks, she said, "We can see around a 10% upside over a 12-month view." Peters said investors should look at areas that have seen "structural growth" like construction, healthcare, and digital-transformation.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday she hoped to have a coronavirus aid deal with the White House this week, after speaking with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin for almost an hour. Colette Luke has more.
On Tuesday, Wells Fargo said stock markets should prepare for volatility to balloon after Election Day. Wells Fargo head of rates strategy Michael Schumacher told CNBC's Trading Nation that options are showing greater volatility. "The big takeaway is three month options vol is still quite high, and it has not really come down." According to Business Insider Schumacher thinks investors will flock to US Treasuries due to greater volatility. The US-10 year yield may fall to 0.40% from around 0.68%.
In 1996, US Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan famously warned of an 'irrational exuberance' in financial markets. Now, Business Insider reports Greenspan has spoken about his sense of economic foreboding once more. Greenspan told CNBC on Thursday that inflation, the coronavirus, and budget deficits are the critical issues the US is facing right now.
'Saturday Night Live' kicked off this weekend's show, hosted by 'Insecure' star Issa Rae, by spoofing NBC's broadcast of President Donald Trump's town hall and throwing some shade at its network, saying NBC laid a quote "thirst trap" for Trump.
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[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump campaigned fiercely in Florida Friday, where he and his challenger are in a statistical dead heat, while Democrat Joe Biden targeted another crucial battleground state, Michigan, where Biden said Trump is living in a "dream world." Gavino Garay reports.
During President Donald Trump's town hall on Thursday, current and former showrunners, producers and stars who signed a letter of protest against the event continued to criticize the network for its decision and how the event played out.
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Speaking to seniors in Fort Myers, Florida on Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump described his town hall the night before moderated by NBC's Savannah Guthrie as "another night in paradise" and criticized ABC for throwing "soft balls" at his opponent Joe Biden at a dueling event.