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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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2 Elderly People with Coronavirus Die in Japan

March 16, 2020

Tokyo- An elderly man infected with the new coronavirus has died in Nagoya, central Japan, the city government said Sunday. Also, a female resident of Sapporo, Hokkaido, northernmost Japan, in her 80s died on Sunday after being infected with the

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Defense Minister Inspects F35 Fighter at Misawa Base

March 16, 2020

Misawa, Aomori Pref.- Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono inspected on Sunday an F35-A stealth fighter jet deployed at the Air Self-Defense Force’s Misawa base in Aomori Prefecture, northeastern Japan. In a hangar, Kono sit in the cockpit of an F35-A

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Not Time to Declare Emergency over Coronavirus: Abe

March 16, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday the current situation of the new coronavirus epidemic in Japan does not warrant him to declare a state of emergency under a revised law. With the remarks, Abe suggested that his government

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WHO Chief Lauds Abe’s Efforts to Contain Coronavirus

March 16, 2020

Berlin- World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised on Friday Japan’s ongoing efforts, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to contain the epidemic of the new coronavirus. Japan is “demonstrating that a whole-of-government approach led by Prime Minister Abe

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Trump to Nominate Weinstein to Be US Ambassador to Japan

March 15, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he intends to nominate Kenneth Weinstein, president of the Hudson Institute think tank, to be U.S. ambassador to Japan. Weinstein is said to be in a close relationship with Trump and Japanese Prime

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After Hearing Rumours Related To The COVID-19

March 13, 2020

people panic buying groceries in a supermarket, after hearing rumours related to the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Yangon. – Shelves are being stripped bare of toilet rolls, hand sanitiser and surgical masks everywhere from Japan to France to the United States

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Japan imposes entry restrictions on China, South Korea

March 9, 2020

Tokyo–Japan imposed entry restrictions on travelers from China and South Korea, including Japanese citizens, at midnight on Sunday in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus. China shows understanding of the Japanese measures. But South Korea reacted harshly,

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