Tokyo to close park facilities to prevent spread of coronavirus

Tokyo to close park facilities to prevent spread of coronavirus

Tokyo prepares to close park facilities to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Japanese govt lowers the bar for housing welfare benefits

Japanese govt lowers the bar for housing welfare benefits

The Japanese government will make it easier to apply for housing welfare benefits for those who risk losing their home d...

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New hospital specializing in COVID-19 unveiled in Yokohama

New hospital specializing in COVID-19 unveiled in Yokohama

A new hospital specializing in infectious diseases including COVID-19 is unveiled in Yokohama before opening to the publ...

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Emergency declaration, one week on

Emergency declaration, one week on

Japan's landscape and flow of people slowly beginning to shift as state of emergency is expanded to the entire country.

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Tokyo governor steps up 'stay home' request

Tokyo governor steps up 'stay home' request

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko steps up her call on residents of the Japanese capital to stay at home during the Golden Wee...

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Kanagawa Prefecture shuns tourists

Kanagawa Prefecture shuns tourists

Kanagawa officials ask people not to visit popular tourist spots in the prefecture south of Tokyo to prevent the spread ...

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Emergency calls to Tokyo police spike over coronavirus

Emergency calls to Tokyo police spike over coronavirus

Emergency calls to Tokyo police in connection with the novel coronavirus have spiked following the Japanese government's...

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Tokyo's Edogawa Ward begins drive-through coronavirus tests

Tokyo's Edogawa Ward begins drive-through coronavirus tests

Tokyo's Edogawa Ward begins drive-through PCR tests to check for the novel coronavirus to speed up screening in the capi...

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More crew members on cruise ship in Nagasaki have coronavirus

More crew members on cruise ship in Nagasaki have coronavirus

A growing number of crew members on a cruise ship docked in Nagasaki, southwestern Japan, test positive for the novel co...

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Coronavirus cases on rise in Japan amid state of emergency

Coronavirus cases on rise in Japan amid state of emergency

Two weeks after Japan declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures, the novel coronavirus epidemic i...

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