The Japanese man used to say the secret to longevity was to keep smiling.
David Abel said he "came over a bit weird and nearly passed out," after being taken to the facility in an ambulance.
More than 540 people on the Diamond Princess cruise have tested positive for coronavirus.
David Abel said on Facebook he is being taken to a hostel "with no medical facilities" - but he later fears “massive communication error”.
Watanabe, of Niigata, Japan, was awarded the honour after the death of fellow Japanese citizen Masazo Nonaka, who was 112 years and 266 days old.
Almost overnight, Britons of Chinese descent who were born and raised in the UK have suddenly all become tourists from China, journalist Vivian Song writes.
The 40-year-old had been convicted of killing a family of four in 2003.
A Tokyo court ordered television journalist Noriyuki Yamaguchi to pay 3.3 million yen in damages to Shiori Ito, a freelance journalist who has become a well-known face of Japan’s #MeToo movement.
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