Japan expands entry ban to fight coronavirus pandemic

Japan expands entry ban to fight coronavirus pandemic

Japan expands its entry ban to foreign nationals arriving from 73 countries and territories including the United States ...

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Govt to provide 300,000 yen to households in need amid conavirus

Govt to provide 300,000 yen to households in need amid conavirus

The Japanese government and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party agree to pay 300,000 yen in cash to households whose inc...

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Govt urges those with mild COVID-19 symptoms to be treated at home

Govt urges those with mild COVID-19 symptoms to be treated at home

Japan's government has asked local municipalities to no longer hospitalize COVID-19 patients with mild or no symptoms. T...

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Tokyo confirms nearly 100 new cases of COVID-19

Tokyo confirms nearly 100 new cases of COVID-19

Tokyo has confirmed nearly 100 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus on Thursday, setting a daily record.

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Mt Fuji eruption could cripple Tokyo

Mt Fuji eruption could cripple Tokyo

The government predicts that even a small amount of volcanic ash from a Mt. Fuji eruption could stop trains and cause po...

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Tokyo Olympics will start July 23, 2021

Tokyo Olympics will start July 23, 2021

The postponed Tokyo Olympics will kick off on July 23 2021, while the Paralympics will begin August 24. The games were d...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan bans foreign travelers from US, China, S Korea

CORONAVIRUS: Japan bans foreign travelers from US, China, S Korea

Japan bans all travelers from the United States, China, South Korea and most of Europe, including those who have been to...

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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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CORONAVIRUS: Govt panel of experts recommend measures

CORONAVIRUS: Govt panel of experts recommend measures

A Japanese government panel of experts recommends a set of measures aimed at containing the spread of the new coronaviru...

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Foreign visitors to Japan in Feb. drops 60% on year

Foreign visitors to Japan in Feb. drops 60% on year

The number of foreign visitors to Japan in February dropped nearly 60 percent from the year before, as the novel coronav...

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