CORONAVIRUS: 5 more cases at Osaka concert venues

CORONAVIRUS: 5 more cases at Osaka concert venues

5 more people test positive for the novel coronavirus after going to concert venues in Osaka, western Japan.

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Badminton champ Kento Momota thanks fans after Malaysia car crash

Badminton champ Kento Momota thanks fans after Malaysia car crash

Japanese badminton player Kento Momota, ranked #1 in the world, holds a press conference to thank fans for their support...

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Japan tightens quarantine controls on China, South Korea

Japan tightens quarantine controls on China, South Korea

Japan further tightens quarantine controls on visitors arriving from China and South Korea, including two weeks of medic...

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Revenge porn reports in Japan hit new high

Revenge porn reports in Japan hit new high

Japanese police say revenge porn reports in the country reached an all-time high in 2019 at 1,479.

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$160 for masks at 7-Eleven

$160 for masks at 7-Eleven

One 7-Eleven store in Japan has put on sale a box of 60 face masks for about $160 (16,900 yen). The coronavirus outbreak...

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CORONAVIRUS: Masks should not be reused

CORONAVIRUS: Masks should not be reused

The Japan Face Mask Industry Association issues a guideline that warns against reusing face masks. The preventative meas...

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Senior IOC member says Tokyo Olympics moving ahead

Senior IOC member says Tokyo Olympics moving ahead

Dick Pound, the longest-serving member of the International Olympic Committee, says the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be...

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Coronavirus prompts scaling back Olympic torch relay events

Coronavirus prompts scaling back Olympic torch relay events

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics plan to scale back events related to the torch relay amid the spread of the novel coron...

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CORONAVIRUS: Japanese airlines to cut domestic flights

CORONAVIRUS: Japanese airlines to cut domestic flights

The novel coronavirus epidemic forces major Japanese airlines to reduce domestic flights amid the rising number of infec...

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Coronavirus cases in Japan reach 1,000

Coronavirus cases in Japan reach 1,000

The number of cases of new coronavirus infection in Japan reaches 1,000, including those from the Diamond Princess cruis...

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