Tech stocks continued their rout in the premarket, with Nasdaq futures tracking for an over 3% decline at Tuesday's open.
According to longevity expert Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, "there is no need to ever retire, but if one must, it should be a lot later than 65."
While the Tokyo Metropolitan Government continues its fight against the coronavirus outbreak, it will discuss ways to reduce the costs of the 2020 Games' postponement with the International Olympic Committee, says Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
"In order to realize such hopeful games, we will continue to do our best to fight against the infectious disease," Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike told CNBC.
Tokyo is considering raising its alert for coronavirus infections to the highest of four levels, officials said on Wednesday, after a spike in cases to record numbers in the Japanese capital.
The coronavirus has infected more than 9.27 million people around the world as of Wednesday, killing at least 477,807 people.
Demonstrators marched through the streets of the capital's Shibuya and Harajuku districts chanting and holding up signs spelling out slogans such as "Racism Is A Pandemic" and "No Justice No Peace".
Hong Kong ranked as the most expensive city to live and work overseas in, according to a new report highlighting the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic on the expatriate market.
In Washington, D.C., thousands staged what was the city's biggest Black Lives Matter demonstration yet on Saturday. Demonstrations also took place in Europe, Australia and throughout Asia. Protesters in Bristol, England, toppled a statue of slave trader Edward Colston, whose company transported tens of thousands of slaves between 1672 and 1689.
Where is it safe to travel during a pandemic? This hotel is answering that question by requiring guests to prove they don't have the coronavirus before they arrive.
The number of cumulative confirmed infections in Russia rose to 262,843 after the country added 10,598 new cases over the last 24 hours, reported Reuters.
In 1920, alcohol was famously outlawed in the U.S. Today, we raise our glasses with these six classic drink recipes provided by bars from around the globe.
The outbreak has highlighted underlying weaknesses in medical care in Japan, which has long been praised for its high quality insurance system and reasonable costs.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a state of emergency to fight new coronavirus infections in major population centres and unveiled a stimulus package.
Japan is to declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus, the prime minister said.
A Singapore restaurant once again takes the top spot on Asia's 50 Best Restaurant List. Helmed by French chef Julian Royer, the French-Asian inspired Odette is housed in the citystate's sprawling National Gallery.
The negative impact on Japan's economy pales in comparison to the economic blow from the coronavirus outbreak, market strategists say.
Officials said the games will take place "no later than summer 2021."
As of Monday, more than 375,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported, resulting in at least 16,100 deaths.
Canada and Australia said they would not be sending athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the Games went ahead as scheduled this year as pressure on organizers to postpone because of the coronavirus pandemic reached fever pitch on Monday.