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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CORONAVIRUS: Public infrastructure not disrupted under state of emergency

CORONAVIRUS: Public infrastructure not disrupted under state of emergency

Japan declares a state of emergency, but it will be business as usual for public infrastructure, major banks, and conven...

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Japan to announce unprecedented 108 trillion yen coronavirus stimulus

Japan to announce unprecedented 108 trillion yen coronavirus stimulus

The Japanese government is expected to announce a record 108 trillion-yen emergency stimulus package to try and cushion ...

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Tokyo to ask night-operation stores to suspend business

Tokyo to ask night-operation stores to suspend business

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to ask restaurants and stores operating only at night to suspend business once t...

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Japan to declare state of emergency over coronavirus

Japan to declare state of emergency over coronavirus

Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said he will declare a state of emergency as early as Tuesday as part of the Japanese governme...

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Govt to allow online medical care even for initial consultations

Govt to allow online medical care even for initial consultations

The Japanese government intends to allow doctors to provide online medical care even for initial consultations to preven...

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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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