Govt masks to be sent to households starting next week

Govt masks to be sent to households starting next week

The Japanese government will start sending two cloth masks to each household in seven prefectures most affected by the n...

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Tokyo's Haneda airport full of idle planes

Tokyo's Haneda airport full of idle planes

Tokyo's Haneda airport is crowded with idle planes as flights are canceled or cut down amid the growing novel coronaviru...

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Men make up over 70% of coronavirus deaths in Japan

Men make up over 70% of coronavirus deaths in Japan

Japan's top government spokesman says men make up more than 70 percent of deaths from the novel coronavirus in the count...

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Tokyo mulling scope of business closures over coronavirus

Tokyo mulling scope of business closures over coronavirus

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is working with the central government to determine the scope of business closures in ...

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Okinawa governor asks people not to visit

Okinawa governor asks people not to visit

Okinawa Governor Tamaki Denny says people should refrain from makinga trip to the island prefecture to contain the sprea...

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Morning after the state of emergency declaration

Morning after the state of emergency declaration

The morning after the state of emergency declaration, some Tokyo train stations are still crowded with commuters. But ot...

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Koike and Central government rift keeps businesses open for now

Koike and Central government rift keeps businesses open for now

A rift between Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko and the central government is keeping certain businesses open until at least ...

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Abe calls on public to cooperate on pandemic

Abe calls on public to cooperate on pandemic

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo says that if businesses and the public do their part in the struggle against the nove...

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CORONAVIRUS: Abe calls on people in Japan to help stop pandemic

CORONAVIRUS: Abe calls on people in Japan to help stop pandemic

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo calls on people and businesses in the country to do their part to stop the spread of ...

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Tokyo moving coronavirus patients with minor symptoms to hotels

Tokyo moving coronavirus patients with minor symptoms to hotels

Tokyo begins moving coronavirus patients with minor symptoms from hospitals to hotels.

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