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Japan National Tree-Planting Event Put Off by Year

April 6, 2020

Tokyo- An annual national tree-planting festival in May, scheduled to be attended by Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, has been postponed by a year due to the coronavirus outbreak, it was announced Monday. The postponement of the 71st festival,

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Online Diagnoses at 1st Contact to Be OK’d as One-Off Step

April 6, 2020

Tokyo- Japan will liberalize online diagnoses at the time of the initial contact with patients as a temporary measure to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus inside hospitals, it was learned Monday. The deregulatory measure, expected to be approved

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Japan to Launch Economic Package Worth 108 T. Yen: Abe

April 6, 2020

Tokyo- The Japanese government will launch an economic stimulus package with a project scale of 108 trillion yen to deal with the impact of the new coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday. Abe also said the government will

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Army welcomes visit of ADB head Asakawa

April 6, 2020

 In light with the Philippine Army and Asian Development Bank’s COVID-19 relief response cooperation, the Army  welcomed ADB President’s visit on Monday. Lt. Gen. Gilbert  Gapay, Army commanding general,  toured and presented to ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa and his group,

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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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