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Honda returned to profitability in April-June, recording a 222.5 billion yen ($2 billion) profit, as better sales and costs cuts added to the Japanese automaker’s bottom line. Honda Motor Co. had racked up a 80.8 billion yen loss the same period the previous year, when the entire auto industry was hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Honda's quarterly sales totaled 3.6 trillion yen ($33 billion), up nearly 69% on year, as global vehicles sales recovered in North America.
Chesterman said he was "deeply disappointed" by the incidents on Thursday's Japan Airlines (JAL) flight, which involved excessive drinking, refusing to wear masks, ignoring cabin crew and one incident of an athlete vomiting in a toilet."This behaviour is clearly unacceptable and does not meet the standards set by this team," he told a news conference.
Top-ranked United States crushed the Dominican Republic in straight sets on Wednesday to reach the women's Olympic volleyball semi-finals, while South Korea stunned Turkey in a thrilling full-set match, securing a spot in the top four. U.S. opposite Andrea Drews scored 21 points to lead the team to a comprehensive quarter-final victory over the Caribbean side at Tokyo's Ariake Arena, with the 2016 bronze medallists winning 25-11 25-20 25-19. Drews was supported at the net by Michelle Bartsch-Hackley, who had 13 points, while Haleigh Washington added 10.
Pau Gasol will serve on the IOC through the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Taiwanese celebrity host Dee Hsu has lost millions of endorsements after referring to Taiwan's Olympians as ‘national competitors’. Bloomberg reported that Hsu’s have...
Five years after their quest for a first Olympic gold medal was denied in the semifinals, the United States women's volleyball team has returned to that stage after a relatively easy quarterfinal win. The short-handed Americans overcame the absence of two starters to beat the Dominican Republic 25-11, 25-20, 25-19 on Wednesday and advance to the semifinals. “This program has had great success over the years,” U.S. coach Karch Kiraly said.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — The MySejahtera app has now stopped directing Malaysians who want to buy Covid-19 self-test kits to a little-known e-commerce platform known as Pharma2u, and is instead asking...
Belarusian Olympic athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew out of Japan on Wednesday and was expected to take refuge in Poland after saying she feared for her life if she was forced to return home.
An attack in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan’s capital that targeted the country’s acting defense minister left at least eight people dead and 20 wounded, authorities said Wednesday. A powerful explosion followed by a gun battle between Afghan security forces and insurgents took place the night before, said Interior Ministry spokesperson Mirwais Stanekzai. It appeared that the guesthouse of acting Defense Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi was targeted, Stanekzai said.
As some American gold medal favorites have faltered, the U.S. women's basketball team keeps its 29-year unbeaten streak alive.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Several MPs across the political divide have taken to social media to demand Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin initiate an immediate vote of confidence in his Perikatan...
As part of this collection, Burberry will launch its own branded in-game NFT accessories, including a jetpack, armbands and pool shoes, which players can apply to any Blanko they own.
McKellar, who led the Brumbies to the Super Rugby AU title in 2020, is working as an assistant to Wallabies coach Dave Rennie as the Australians prepare for Saturday's opening Bledisloe Cup game against New Zealand in Auckland. "I'm just focused on coming in here and experiencing international rugby, getting to coach against the All Blacks, and that's a real privilege and obviously coach the Wallabies," McKellar said.
ENOSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) -Matthew Belcher and Will Ryan of Australia stormed to victory in the medal race to take Olympic gold for Australia in the men's 470 sailing class at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour on Wednesday. After a thrilling battle for silver, Sweden's Anton Dahlberg and Fredrik Bergstrom came out on top while Jordi Xammar and Nicolas Rodriguez Garcia-Paz picked up the bronze for Spain.
Singapore aims to have more than 200,000 police cameras by at least 2030, Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam said on Tuesday, over double the current number of cameras deployed across the island state. With a land area of little over 700 square kilometres (270 square miles), Singapore has strict laws and its surveillance tools include more than 90,000 police cameras already installed across the city. "Surveillance cameras deployed by governments whether in Singapore or other countries, are sometimes criticised as being an invasion of privacy," Shanmugam, who is also the law minister, told parliament.
Greek authorities told people in Athens to stay indoors on Wednesday as a wildfire raging uncontrolled north of the city covered the sky in a thick cloud of smoke. More than 500 firefighters battled the blaze on the lower slopes of Mount Parnitha, on the city outskirts, assisted by nine helicopters, five aircraft, policy and the army in a densely vegetated area in the region of Acharnes. "The fire is still raging, its perimeter is very wide and the heat load is very strong," a fire brigade official said.
It felt like 105 degrees on Wednesday at the at the Kasumigaseki Country Club.
BEIRUT (Reuters) -One person died and three were injured when a fire broke out on a military bus in a heavily fortified army compound in Damascus early on Wednesday, Syrian state news agency SANA reported. The explosion happened in the bus while it was near the entrance of a heavily fortified Republican Guards housing compound in the west of the Syrian capital, SANA said. Another source with knowledge of the matter, who asked not to be named, said at least five military personnel were killed and 11 other personnel were wounded in the blast.
Pack a full house, get a DJ and move it to primetime for the 2024 Games in Paris, and skateboarding will quickly become one of the most exciting and anticipated events of the Olympics.
KOTA KINABALU, Aug 4 — Parti Warisan Sabah today denied a circular that its MPs are fully backing the Perikatan Nasional (PN) federal government led by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin amid...