Acrobatic planes fly over Tokyo to thank medical workers

Acrobatic planes fly over Tokyo to thank medical workers

Blue Impulse, the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force's acrobatic flight team, flies over central Tokyo to thank medical wor...

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Job availability drops 4 straight months in Japan

Job availability drops 4 straight months in Japan

Job availability in Japan dropped for the fourth consecutive month in April due to effects of the novel coronavirus pand...

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Okinawa island charters flight to deliver products to Tokyo

Okinawa island charters flight to deliver products to Tokyo

Okinawa's Ishigaki Island charters a flight to deliver locally produced agricultural and marine products to Tokyo as fli...

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Hospitals brace for second wave of infections

Hospitals brace for second wave of infections

The state of emergency has been lifted across Japan, but that does not mean the end for the novel coronavirus epidemic. ...

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Canceled flowers encourage doctors

Canceled flowers encourage doctors

While orders for flowers are being canceled as events like wedding ceremonies are called off due to the novel coronaviru...

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Tokyo introduces electric-powered ambulance for the first time in Japan

Tokyo introduces electric-powered ambulance for the first time in Japan

The Tokyo Fire Department introduces an electric-powered ambulance for the first time in Japan.

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Memorial for victims of rampage on students in Kawasaki

Memorial for victims of rampage on students in Kawasaki

A memorial is held on the first anniversary of a stabbing rampage on students in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, in which two ...

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Mayor in southwestern Japan warns of 2nd wave of coronavirus

Mayor in southwestern Japan warns of 2nd wave of coronavirus

The mayor of Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture warns of a possible second wave of the novel coronavirus in the southweste...

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Japan's additional 117.1 trillion yen stimulus package

Japan's additional 117.1 trillion yen stimulus package

The Japanese government approves its 2nd supplementary budget plan amounting to 117.1 trillion yen ($1 trillion dollars)...

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Buffet restaurants try to adapt to the new normal

Buffet restaurants try to adapt to the new normal

Restaurants in Japan are attempting to adapt to the new normal amid the continued novel coronavirus pandemic. So-called ...

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