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Chinese Pres. Xi’s Visit to Japan Delayed due to Coronavirus

March 5, 2020

Tokyo–The Japanese government said Thursday that a planned state visit to Japan by Chinese President Xi Jinping has been postponed amid the ongoing global spread of the new coronavirus. The government had been moving forward with arrangements for a Japan

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Coronavirus spreads further in Japan; Shiga sees 1st case

March 5, 2020

Tokyo–The COVID-19 coronavirus disease spread further in Japan on Thursday, with the western prefecture of Shiga seeing its first infection case. According to the Shiga government, a man in his 60s in the prefectural capital of Otsu developed a fever

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All passengers, crew members get off virus-struck cruise ship

March 2, 2020

Tokyo–All 3,711 passengers and crew members of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, quarantined for the new coronavirus at an eastern Japan port, have disembarked from the vessel, the Japanese health ministry said Sunday. On the day, the last group of

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BOJ to work for market stability amid virus scare: Kuroda

March 2, 2020

Tokyo–Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda issued a statement Monday, saying the central bank will make efforts to “ensure stability in financial markets” against the threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus. It is the first statement released by the governor since

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Japan raises COVID-19 alert for S. Korea’s Daegu

March 2, 2020

Tokyo–Japan’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday raised its travel alert related to the COVID-19 new coronavirus to Level 3 for the southern South Korea city of Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province in the eastern part of the country. The number of

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Japan urges family members to stay apart in possible infection case

March 2, 2020

Tokyo–Japan’s health ministry has requested those taking care of family members who are possibly infected with the novel coronavirus at their homes to stay in different rooms from the suspected patients, including when they have meals and go to sleep.

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Japan, China mulling putting off Xi’s visit amid virus crisis

March 2, 2020

Tokyo–Tokyo and Beijing have started to consider postponing a planned state visit to Japan by Chinese President Xi Jinping from early April, as both sides need to put priority on containing the outbreaks of the new coronavirus, Japanese government sources

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Suga meets with top Chinese Diplomat Yang

February 29, 2020

Tokyo–Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga held talks with top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi in Tokyo on Saturday. Suga and Yang, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China, discussed responses to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus,

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