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30 Pct of kids in Japan stressed about being stuck at home

March 30, 2020

Tokyo–About 30 pct of children in Japan are stressed about not being able to go outside amid nationwide school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent survey by nongovernmental organization Save the Children Japan. “Children are feeling

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N. Korea’s missile launches “extremely problematic:” Suga

March 30, 2020

Tokyo–Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga denounced on Monday North Korea’s launch of objects believed to be short-range ballistic missiles the previous day. “The missile launches are a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and are extremely regrettable,” Suga told

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68 Coronavirus cases confirmed in Tokyo

March 30, 2020

Tokyo–Sixty-eight new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Tokyo, metropolitan government sources said Sunday. This is the highest single-day number reported in the Japanese capital, eclipsing Saturday’s 63. The total number of coronavirus cases in Tokyo thus

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No need to hoard food: Japan experts

March 30, 2020

Tokyo–The public does not need to panic buy and hoard food even if Japanese government declares a state of emergency to fight the novel coronavirus, retail industry and other experts say. Japan has enough stock of food, and going out

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Abe to hold phone talks with Trump, join G-20 teleconference

March 25, 2020

Tokyo–Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to hold telephone talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning Japan time and join a teleconference of leaders from the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies on Thursday night, Japanese government sources

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Tokyo sees largest number of Coronavirus cases within Japan

March 25, 2020

Tokyo–The number of people with the new coronavirus in Tokyo became the largest among Japan’s 47 prefectures on Tuesday. The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 17 new confirmed cases, with the total in the Japanese capital rising to 171, surpassing the

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Tokyo Olympics set to be postponed until 2021

March 25, 2020

TOKYO –The Tokyo Olympics, originally slated for this summer, is now set to be postponed until next year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was learned Tuesday.     Japan and the International Olympic Committee agreed the same day to put

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Japan, Britain Reaffirm G-7 Cooperation on Coronavirus

March 16, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, reaffirmed Sunday the importance of close cooperation among the Group of Seven major countries to fight the global spread of the new coronavirus. During 40-minute telephone talks, Abe

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