Shinzo Abe Pledges 3 Years Aid of $2.8 Billion to End Refugee Crisis

Shinzo Abe Pledges 3 Years Aid of $2.8 Billion to End Refugee Crisis

Reuters reported on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at 18:00 GMT, about a new development regarding the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as a humanitarian gesture, has publicly expressed his country’s intent to offer financial aid in the form of an additional $2.8 billion to help resolve the current refugee crisis facing the world. […]

Kohei Uchimura Won Gold in Men’s Gymnastics Individual All-Around

Kohei Uchimura Won Gold in Men’s Gymnastics Individual All-Around

On Aug. 10, 2016, Kohei Uchimura won the gold medal at the Rio Olympics in the men’s gymnastics individual all-around final. He defended his first Olympic title that he won four years ago during the 2012 London Olympics. The Japanese obtained the gold medal in the last rotation, after an exercise on the horizontal bar […]

Emperor of Japan Akihito Wants to Step Down

Emperor of Japan Akihito Wants to Step Down

According to “The New York Times,” Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, was an important day for the people of Japan, as Akihito, the country’s 82-year-old Emperor announced publicly, his intentions to resign from the royal position. The octogenarian made the announcement in Tokyo, using a 10-minute long prerecorded speech that was beamed across the country’s television […]

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