PCR testing center opens in Tokyo suburbs

PCR testing center opens in Tokyo suburbs

A PCR center with drive-through and walk-up testing capabilities starts operating in a western suburb of Tokyo to prepar...

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Thousands in Tokyo protest against racism

Thousands in Tokyo protest against racism

Nearly 4,000 demonstrators in Tokyo march against racial discrimination in the wake of the death of African-American Geo...

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Buying produce directly from farmers gaining popularity in Tokyo amid virus

Buying produce directly from farmers gaining popularity in Tokyo amid virus

Purchasing fresh produce directly from farmers is gaining popularity in Tokyo as the method can help avoid close human c...

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Japan enacts record extra budget over coronavirus

Japan enacts record extra budget over coronavirus

Japan's Diet enacts the second supplementary budget worth a record 31.9 trillion yen to deal with the economic impact of...

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Shuri Castle reopens after fire

Shuri Castle reopens after fire

Shuri Castle in Okinawa reopens with what remains after a fire in October burned down its main structures. The main shri...

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Game arcades, karaoke rooms reopen in Tokyo

Game arcades, karaoke rooms reopen in Tokyo

Businesses like game arcades and karaoke rooms reopen in Tokyo as the capital eases restrictions on economic activities ...

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Tokyo lifts coronavirus alert, further eases restrictions

Tokyo lifts coronavirus alert, further eases restrictions

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government lifts the coronavirus alert for the capital and moves into the third phase involving f...

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Traditional artisans face crisis amid pandemic

Traditional artisans face crisis amid pandemic

Traditional artisans in Japan are looking for innovative ways to adapt to the new normal to ride out the pandemic.

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Tokyo Olympic games may be simplified

Tokyo Olympic games may be simplified

The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee and the International Olympic Committee are attempting to simplify the postponed ...

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70 monkeys escape their pen again

70 monkeys escape their pen again

70 monkeys successfully escape through a hole their cage in Chiba Prefecture. It's their second escape in less than a ye...

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