‘Please avoid going out,’ Japan’s Abe appeals as coronavirus crisis widens

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a forceful appeal to the nation on…

Japan’s cabinet reports third coronavirus case amid expanded state emergency

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s cabinet said on Friday an official had tested positive for the coronavirus,…

The coronavirus and Japan’s Constitution

Seattle – Many foreign observers are puzzled by Japan’s odd response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which…

Japan’s leader slammed over ‘stay home’ coronavirus tweet

TOKYO (AP) — Perhaps the best that can be said about a “stay home” tweet from…

Japan’s nightlife entertainers head to cyberspace to dodge virus, host clients online

Hosts and hostesses in Japan’s famous nightlife industry are turning to remote entertainment sessions as the…

Japan’s Cabinet ministers to skip overseas trips during virus-curbed Golden Week

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet are expected to cancel any overseas trips planned for…

Crowdfunding aids restaurants crippled by Japan’s coronavirus measures

Kushiro, Hokkaido – Crowdfunding projects are spreading nationwide to help restaurants in crisis cope with drastic…

Virus blow for Japan’s sumo as wrestler tests positive – Raw Story

Japan’s sumo association on Friday confirmed its first coronavirus case, in a new blow for the…

Coronavirus fear grips Japan’s stylists and barbers as government deems their work “essential”

Tokyo — The Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, announced on Friday a long list of businesses…

Japan’s nearly $1 trillion coronavirus stimulus upends PM Abe’s debt fight

Issued on: 10/04/2020 – 09:38Modified: 10/04/2020 – 09:38 The huge cost of the coronavirus pandemic is…

Japan’s modern, ancient capitals to tighten coronavirus curbs

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo will ask a range of businesses to close during a month-long emergency…

Coronavirus fears give rise to stigma in Japan’s local communities

As the new coronavirus continues to spread in Japan, recovered patients, their families, co-workers and neighbors…

Japan’s film and TV industries soldier on despite coronavirus

The death of comedian Ken Shimura on March 29 due to pneumonia caused by COVID-19 sent…

Japan’s state of emergency is no lockdown: What’s in it?

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and…

Main points of Japan’s US$1 trillion COVID-19 emergency package

TOKYO: Japan is unleashing economic stimulus measures worth about US$1 trillion as it battles the COVID-19…

Japan Lockdown: Japan’s state of emergency is no lock down;What’s in it? | World News

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other…

Japan’s state of emergency is no lockdown. What’s in it?

TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six…

Local officials and residents fear influx from Japan’s virus hot spots

OSAKA – With the number of novel coronavirus infections rising in Tokyo and other major urban…

Factbox: Japan’s stimulus plan to combat coronavirus pain

(Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to roll out an unprecedented stimulus package,…

Japan’s Abe announces coronavirus stimulus package and state of emergency

Issued on: 06/04/2020 – 11:53Modified: 06/04/2020 – 11:54 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday the…

Japan’s Prime Minister Proposes Coronavirus State of Emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will propose to declare a state of emergency in…

Japan’s virus stimulus package to come in two phases

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government will deploy a two-phase economic package to help workers and businesses…

Japan’s PM Abe Will Declare ‘State of Emergency’ By Tuesday Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases: Report

For representation: Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe during the telephone conference with IOC president Thomas Bach (Photo…

Japan’s college campuses quiet with welcome events canceled over coronavirus

Usually vibrant university campuses in Japan have been quiet this year, with student clubs banned from…

Concern as Japan’s sex workers excluded from freelancer virus payouts

Advocates for bar hostesses and sex workers have urged the government to reconsider its exclusion of…

Japan’s Coronavirus Cases Rise, Hospital Beds to be Saved for Those Severely Ill

File photo of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Until now Japan has been hospitalising all coronavirus…

Better ties with China: Japan’s coronavirus silver lining?

There may be a silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose…

Japan’s Fujifilm starts Avigan trial to treat coronavirus – Raw Story

Japan’s Fujifilm has begun clinical trials to test the effectiveness of its anti-flu drug Avigan in…

Are Japan’s hospitals and health care system ready for the coming COVID-19 storm?

With the number of COVID-19 cases in Tokyo having nearly quadrupled tripled in 10 days, it…

Japan’s art institutions struggle to cope with the COVID-19 crisis

Since the quarantine of the Diamond Princess, Japan has gone from being one of the world’s…