US, S.Korean media Japan's lax coronavirus response

US, S.Korean media Japan's lax coronavirus response

The New York Times and South Korea's SBS and KBS criticize Japan for not taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously enoug...

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Tokyo urges no cherry blossom parties

Tokyo urges no cherry blossom parties

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government asks people not to have cherry blossom viewing parties or even go for walks in parks u...

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Man arrested for delaying flight with coronavirus scare

Man arrested for delaying flight with coronavirus scare

A 69-year-old man from a Jetstar flight is arrested for delaying a plane by saying he is infected with the novel coronav...

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Repercussions of Tokyo Olympic postponement

Repercussions of Tokyo Olympic postponement

The postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics by about a year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic is for...

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CORONAVIRUS: Tokyo has 47 new cases

CORONAVIRUS: Tokyo has 47 new cases

Tokyo has 47 new cases of the novel coronavirus as officials in the Tokyo metropolitan area urge people to stay home. Th...

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Tokyoites panic buy after governor's 'stay home' request

Tokyoites panic buy after governor's 'stay home' request

Tokyo shoppers flock to supermarkets and hoard food and daily necessities after Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike requests tha...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan has 96 new cases

CORONAVIRUS: Japan has 96 new cases

Japan reports 96 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the second day in a row that numbers are on the rise, and the count...

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Coronavirus pandemic sinks hot springs resort

Coronavirus pandemic sinks hot springs resort

Ohkawa Shokaikyo Onsen in Fukuoka closes its doors after the coronavirus pandemic slashed its business.

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Japan has 5G cellphone service

Japan has 5G cellphone service

Major Japanese cellphone service provider NTT Docomo launches next-generation 5G service, the first in the country to do...

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Trump supports Abe's Olympic delay decision

Trump supports Abe's Olympic delay decision

In a phone call, US President Donald Trump says he supports Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to delay the T...

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