International spectators to be barred from Tokyo Olympics over Covid-19 concerns

International spectators to be barred from Tokyo Olympics over Covid-19 concerns

20/3/2021 4:18:00 PM

International spectators to be barred from Tokyo Olympics over Covid-19 concerns

TOKYO — International spectators will not be allowed to enter Japan for this summer's Olympic Games amid public concerns over Covid-19, organisers said on Saturday (March 20), setting the stage for a drastically scaled-back event.

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Not desirable to move ministers after less than a year, but situation ‘can’t be helped’: PM Lee

SINGAPORE — It is not desirable to give Cabinet ministers short stints in their portfolios owing to the disruption it can cause, but such moves are sometimes necessary, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (April 23).