Japan's largest decline in jobs to applicant ratio since 1992 asset bubble burst

Japan's largest decline in jobs to applicant ratio since 1992 asset bubble burst

apan's ratio of job offers to applicants fell in March for a third straight month, the worst decline since January 1992,...

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Tokyo Tower says 'Arigato' to medical workers

Tokyo Tower says 'Arigato' to medical workers

11 towers across Japan including the iconic Tokyo Tower are being lit up in blue light, a color chosen globally to thank...

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Japan Medical Association chief says state of emergency will be difficult to lift as scheduled

Japan Medical Association chief says state of emergency will be difficult to lift as scheduled

The chairman of the Japan Medical Association says it will be difficult for the government to lift the state of emergenc...

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Japan to ban entry from 14 more countries

Japan to ban entry from 14 more countries

The Japanese government decides to expand its entry ban to 14 more countries such as Russia for a total of 87 nations an...

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Less commuters amid Tokyo's 'stay home' campaign

Less commuters amid Tokyo's 'stay home' campaign

Less commuters are seen in Tokyo's major stations on Monday morning amid the metropolitan government's "stay home" campa...

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Tokyo to close park facilities to prevent spread of coronavirus

Tokyo to close park facilities to prevent spread of coronavirus

Tokyo prepares to close park facilities to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Japanese govt lowers the bar for housing welfare benefits

Japanese govt lowers the bar for housing welfare benefits

The Japanese government will make it easier to apply for housing welfare benefits for those who risk losing their home d...

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New hospital specializing in COVID-19 unveiled in Yokohama

New hospital specializing in COVID-19 unveiled in Yokohama

A new hospital specializing in infectious diseases including COVID-19 is unveiled in Yokohama before opening to the publ...

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Emergency declaration, one week on

Emergency declaration, one week on

Japan's landscape and flow of people slowly beginning to shift as state of emergency is expanded to the entire country.

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Tokyo governor steps up 'stay home' request

Tokyo governor steps up 'stay home' request

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko steps up her call on residents of the Japanese capital to stay at home during the Golden Wee...

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