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Japan's Emperor Naruhito declares the Tokyo Olympic Games open

Japanese Emperor Naruhito on Friday declared the Tokyo Olympic Games open during a socially distanced opening ceremony at the National Stadium.

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Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony kicks off

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games has started at Japan's new National Stadium.

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Japanese musician to step down as Olympic composer

Japanese musician Keigo Oyamada, who admitted he had bullied his classmates decades ago, decided to step down as a composer for the Tokyo Olympics' opening ceremony, local media reported on Monday.

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IOC's Bach to visit Japan on July 12: Kyodo

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bachplans to visit Japan on July 12, 11 days before the opening ceremony of the delayed Tokyo Olympics, Kyodo reported citing IOC Vice President

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Xi sends congratulatory letter to int'l forum on science, technology and innovation

BEIJING, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent a congratulatory letter to the opening of the first conference of the International Forum on Science, Technology and Innovati

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Xi stresses mutual opening up featuring shared benefits

BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday stressed the need to commit to mutual opening up that features shared benefits. Enditem

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3rd China Int'l Import Expo opens in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- The opening ceremony of the third China International Import Expo kicked off in Shanghai on Wednesday. Enditem

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