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Cabinet approves Japanese grant of 1B yen

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 02:07 GMT

The grant is meant to implement a program for social and economic development program.

Egyptian embassy in Tokyo: Ban on Egyptian citrus to Japan lifted

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 05:33 GMT

The statement said a delegation from the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries was sent to Egypt in December to test the quality of Egyptian citrus crops.

Egypt, Japan agree to complete procedures for implementing 4th metro line

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 09:48 GMT

The fourth line passes from Al-Ashgar District on the sixth of October until Amr bin Al-Aas in Fustat.

Traditional 'Bunraku' puppets for children help Japanese master endure coronavirus shutdown

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 11:57 GMT

Stuck at home for weeks while Japan was under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus, renowned Japanese Bunraku puppet master Kanjuro Kiritake, all his performances cancelled for months, was stricken with deep anxiety.

Japan's Toshimaen amusement park closes after 94 years, to make way for Harry Potter

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 11:29 GMT

A popular Tokyo amusement park on Monday closed its doors for the last time after being in business for more than nine decades, with part of the site set to make way for a “Harry Potter” theme park.

Egypt's Sisi hails Japanese PM Shinzo Abe as 'patriotic statesman,' wishes him speedy recovery

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 09:23 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi paid his respects to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has resigned due to chronic illness.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe resigns due to health reasons

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 11:55 GMT

"As I am no longer in a condition to respond confidently to the mandate of the people, I have decided I should not stay in the prime minister's post," he said.

Japan, UNDP to address COVID-19's socio-economic impact in Egypt

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 01:02 GMT

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan are expanding their strategic partnership to support Egypt’s inclusive and multi-sectoral crisis management and responses and to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Egypt with around 2.73 million USD grant to UNDP.

JICA launches new initiative to support 4 E-JUST Projects in response to COVID-19

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 08:20 GMT

As a new initiative in response to COVID-19, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) decided to support four new projects by Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) to serve the society encountering COVID-19.

GAFI chief discusses luring further Japanese investments

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 02:34 GMT

The Japanese side lauded the GAFI's role in providing all facilitation for Japanese companies working in the country, in addition to its efforts to attract more Japanese investments.

Japanese Ambassador in Cairo: GEM is Japan's largest cultural cooperation in the world

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 08:08 GMT

Japanese Ambassador in Cairo: Grand Egyptian Museum is the largest cultural cooperation for Japan in the world.

75th Anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Time to end the nuclear menace

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 02:02 GMT

For decades, nuclear testing led to horrific human and environmental consequences, UN Secretary-General António Guterres says.

Japan's renowned artists find inspiration from pandemic

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 11:34 GMT

Some of Japan’s best-known artists are finding new avenues of expression in areas such as online communication and the environment, as the novel coronavirus outbreak sparks ideas.

Hamster hero? How a Japanese cartoon became Thai youth protesters' symbol

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 12:52 GMT

Thailand’s emerging student pro-democracy movement has adopted a Japanese cartoon hamster, Hamtaro, as a creative way to get support from young people around the country.

Tokyo governor tells residents to stay home over holiday as virus surges

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:26 GMT

The city is on its highest coronavirus alert level, with experts warning infections appear to be spreading rapidly and widely.

Egypt signs deal to receive Japan's Avigan, expects to get Oxford University Vaccine

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 11:39 GMT

After trial on 50 Egyptian COVID-19 patients since April, Egypt is set to receive more doses of Avigan that accelerates recovery.

Schools reopen in some parts of Japan after pandemic shutdown

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 09:45 GMT

Around 140 students headed to an elementary school in Tottori Prefecture that had been closed since April 27.

Egypt starts treating 50 COVID-19 patients with Japanese antiviral drug Avigan

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 12:02 GMT

The Presidential Advisor for Health Affairs said that there is no drug for the COVID-19, but Avigan helps patients recover fast.

Many Japanese go to work wearing masks despite Abe's call for telework

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 - 09:26 GMT

Some workers voiced difficulty in following Abe's request due to the nature of their jobs.

Egypt to test Japanese anti-viral drug Avigan in clinical trials

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 12:53 GMT

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.

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