Abe urges public to decrease interaction, vows speedy cash handout

Abe urges public to decrease interaction, vows speedy cash handout

Japan's Prime Minister is promising to give a 100-thousand yen cash handout to every citizen as soon as possible. He is ...

read more
Construction on US base relocation in Okinawa suspended due to coronavirus infection

Construction on US base relocation in Okinawa suspended due to coronavirus infection

Construction work on the relocation of a US airbase in Okinawa is suspended after a contractor tested positive for the n...

read more
Abe expands state of emergency to all of Japan

Abe expands state of emergency to all of Japan

Japan's Prime Minister has expanded the state of emergency nationwide vowing to give every citizen a 100-thousand yen ca...

read more
New faces of masks

New faces of masks

People in Japan are starting to make masks using unconventional materials to deal with the shortage in the protective ge...

read more
Sources: Japan to expand state of emergency to entire country

Sources: Japan to expand state of emergency to entire country

Sources say Japan's government is taking the necessary steps to expand the state of emergency to the entire nation.

read more
Japan's govt. asks companies to ramp up medical supply production

Japan's govt. asks companies to ramp up medical supply production

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is urging companies to ramp up their production of medical supplies and protective ge...

read more
Flow of people down 50 to 70 percent in Tokyo from pre-pandemic

Flow of people down 50 to 70 percent in Tokyo from pre-pandemic

Japan's government says the flow up people is down 50 to 70 percent in areas like Tokyo where the state of emergency was...

read more
Beach parking, park facilities, and basketball courts shut down

Beach parking, park facilities, and basketball courts shut down

Officials from municipalities in areas around Tokyo have shut down beach parking, park facilities, and basketball courts...

read more
Foreign visitors to Japan in March down 93%

Foreign visitors to Japan in March down 93%

The number of foreign visitors to Japan in March dropped 93 percent from the previous year as the novel coronavirus pand...

read more
Honda provides modified cars to transport coronavirus patients

Honda provides modified cars to transport coronavirus patients

Automaker Honda has started providing specially modified cars for transporting patients with mild symptoms of COVID-19 t...

read more