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Japan’s Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 500

May 3, 2020

Tokyo- The number of fatalities among people infected with the novel coronavirus in Japan, including cruise ship-related cases, rose to 529 on Saturday, with 15 new deaths reported in Tokyo, the highest daily number, and 16 in 10 other prefectures.

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Mt. Fuji Trail on Yamanashi Pref. Side to Close in Summer

May 3, 2020

Kofu, Yamanashi Pref.- Yamanashi Governor Kotaro Nagasaki has said that the central Japan prefecture plans to close down a trail of Mount Fuji on the Yamanashi side during the summer this year, in response to the spread of the new

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Japan to Draw Up UFO Encounter Protocols after US Footage

May 3, 2020

Tokyo- Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to draw up protocols for potential encounters with UFOs, after the U.S. Defense Department released videos showing such mysterious objects on Monday. The ministry will consider procedures to respond to, record and report encounters, but

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Coronavirus Makes Abe’s Constitutional Reform More Unfeasible

May 3, 2020

Tokyo- The coronavirus pandemic seems to make it even more difficult for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to realize a reform of the country’s Constitution before his current term as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party ends in September

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Abe to Decide Monday on Coronavirus Emergency Extension

May 3, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that his government will make a decision Monday on an extension of its coronavirus state of emergency. Abe told reporters that he instructed economic and fiscal policy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura to extend

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Philippines readies for clinical drug of Japanese drug Avigan vs COVID-19

May 1, 2020

The Philippines is set to participate in the clinical trials for the Japanese drug, Avigan. In a televised press briefing Thursday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said they are  preparing the protocol in the clinical trial of Avigan as treatment

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Abe Declares Coronavirus Emergency for Tokyo, Other Areas

April 7, 2020

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency on Tuesday for Tokyo and six other prefectures following a spike in the number of new coronavirus infection cases, paving the way for restrictive measures to contain the epidemic. The

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Japan Govt OKs Record 108-T.-Yen Emergency Stimulus Package

April 7, 2020

Tokyo- The Japanese government adopted on Tuesday an emergency economic stimulus package worth a record 108.2 trillion yen to fight the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak and minimize its impact on the domestic economy. The package, approved at an extraordinary cabinet

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