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DOH to start soon clinical trial using Avigan for COVID-19 patients

August 7, 2020

The Department of Health will soon start the clinical trial of Japanese anti-flu drug Avigan to patients of coronavirus disease in the country, an official said on Friday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said that the trial was supposed to

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Japan provides Avigan tablets to Philippines for trial vs COVID-19

August 7, 2020

Japan has provided anti-viral flu drug Avigan to the Philippines for possible coronavirus treatment, its embassy said Thursday. Avigan tablets will be tested on 100 patients, saying its donation of the drug is part of its emergency grant aid to

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292 New Coronavirus Cases Found in Tokyo

August 2, 2020

A total of 292 new cases of novel coronavirus infection were confirmed in Tokyo on Sunday, the metropolitan government said. The daily infection count in the Japanese capital fell below 300 for the first time in four days, after a

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Japan Pro Baseball Game Canceled due to Coronavirus

August 2, 2020

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks said Saturday that outfielder Yuya Hasegawa has been infected with the new coronavirus, forcing the baseball club to call off its game scheduled for Sunday. Hasegawa, 35, is the first player from the 12 Japanese professional

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INTERVIEW: Japan May Add Punishments to Virus Response Measures

August 2, 2020

Japan may introduce orders and punishments for businesses that fail to meet business suspension requests as part of a revision to a special measures law to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura has said.

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PH, Japan exchange notes on loan assistance package for PH COVID-19 response

July 1, 2020

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. and Japanese Ambassador Haneda Koji exchanged diplomatic notes in simple rites today at the Department of Foreign Affairs, on the JPY 50-billion loan assistance package extended by the Japanese government to support the

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JICA lauds Filipino trainees of Philippine Railway Institute at first virtual graduation event

June 30, 2020

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) welcomed the first five batches of Filipino trainees of the Philippine Railway Institute (PRI) during their first ever virtual graduation as they embark on improved railway management services in the Philippines amid the coronavirus

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Japanese face mask company Yokoisada to expand in the Philippines

June 26, 2020

Japanese company Yokoisada (Phils.) Corporation recently announced plans to expand their Philippine operations and double their current production capacity for face masks. They are also set to begin manufacturing nonwoven fabric and earloop raw materials for their masks to lessen

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