CORONAVIRUS: Japan confirms a record 71 cases

CORONAVIRUS: Japan confirms a record 71 cases

A record new 71 cases of the novel coronavirus infection are announced in Japan Tuesday for a total of 1,923 cases (incl...

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Tokyo Olympics delayed until 2021

Tokyo Olympics delayed until 2021

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces that the Tokyo Olympics will be delayed for 1 year due to the new coronavirus pandem...

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Toyota, NTT agree on tie-up for smart city project

Toyota, NTT agree on tie-up for smart city project

World leading automaker Toyota and Japanese telecommunications giant NTT agree on a business and capital alliance aimed ...

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Japan to scale down Olympic torch relay to lantern tour

Japan to scale down Olympic torch relay to lantern tour

Tokyo Games organizers plan to scale down the Olympic torch relay to a lantern tour by car amid the growing novel corona...

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CORONAVIRUS: Govt sets guidelines for reopening schools

CORONAVIRUS: Govt sets guidelines for reopening schools

Japan's education ministry sets guidelines for reopening schools that have been temporarily closed due to the novel coro...

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Japan to ask travelers from US to self-quarantine for 2 weeks

Japan to ask travelers from US to self-quarantine for 2 weeks

The Japanese government decides to ask travelers from the United States to self-quarantine for two weeks in an effort to...

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Japan mulls postponing Tokyo Games

Japan mulls postponing Tokyo Games

Japan begins thinking about the possibility of postponing the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as the International Olympi...

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Toyota partially closes plant operations due to coronavirus infections

Toyota partially closes plant operations due to coronavirus infections

Toyota Motor shuts down part of its plant operations in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, as two of its workers have test...

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Princess Aiko graduates from high school

Princess Aiko graduates from high school

Princess Aiko, the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, graduates from Gakushuin Girls' Senior High School...

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25 years since sarin terror attacks in Tokyo

25 years since sarin terror attacks in Tokyo

A memorial ceremony takes place at a Tokyo subway station where one of the deadly sarin gas attacks by a doomsday cult o...

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