Osaka is looking forward to the Madrid open after spending a pain free week training at Rafael Nadal's academy.
As she prepared to start as top seed in Dubai, Osaka only sketched in a few details as to why she ended her hugely successful partnership with Bajin.
Osaka is the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo and the soul of Japan.
Osaka says she is beyond excited to become the new world No.1.
It is a second successive Grand Slam title for the Japanese, after her US Open triumph in September.
Osaka looked headed for the exit when she conceded the first set and was down 4-1 in the second before she won five straight games to force a decider.
Osaka has garnered 92 votes compared with 61 for the Russian city of Ekaterinburg in the second and final round of voting.
Apart from Wimbledon champion Kerber and 2017 US Open winner Stephens, Osaka will also face Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens, who was named as the WTA's Most Improved Player of the Year on Friday.
Japan is a major centre for virtual currencies and as many as 50,000 shops in the country are thought to accept bitcoin.
Taiwan media said Su had faced harsh criticism over his handling of Taiwan nationals stranded in Japan in the wake of typhoon Jebi, which killed 11 and injured hundreds this month.
Rakuten is counting on the convenience of one ID for everything from shopping, booking travel to paying the bills to attract new customers and convince extant users to spend more on the platform.
Evacuation orders were issued in areas including Wakayama, Hyogo and Osaka prefectures and train and plane services were disrupted.
Casino operators, which also include Galaxy Entertainment Group , Caesars Entertainment Corp, Genting Singapore Ltd and Las Vegas Sands Corp may be looking at generating US$4 billion annually.
G20 should nip crises in the bud before they develop further, Aso said, as well as promote investment in high-quality infrastructure to ensure economic growth.
There was no large-scale destruction and no tsunami warning issued after the earthquake, although commuters were stranded and tens of thousands were left without power.
It was the strongest shaking registered in Osaka under records which date back to 1923. As the quake was centred inland, there was no fear of a tsunami.
The mayor of Osaka has confirmed that his city's ties with San Francisco will be severed, following the acceptance of a controversial statue by the American city.
Mentaliti supaya 'Melayu tolong Melayu' sama ada mereka salah atau tidak, kemungkinan sesuatu diwarisi daripada hak istimewa Melayu diamalkan di Malaysia.
Ramadhan Sinclair says he and his friends also vandalised the homestay and will do their best to cover the repair costs incurred by the management.
Facebook users apologise to operator of Vitti Lodge & Family Apartment in Osaka, Japan after a Malaysian guest allegedly defecates in the shower.
Authorities say none of the 10 Malaysians involved had gone through the required customs declaration procedures.
Group CEO Kamarudin Meranun says the airline is offering promotional fares from as low as RM499 for economy class and RM2,999 for the premium flatbed.