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Abe to hold phone talks with Trump, join G-20 teleconference

March 25, 2020

Tokyo–Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to hold telephone talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning Japan time and join a teleconference of leaders from the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies on Thursday night, Japanese government sources

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Tokyo sees largest number of Coronavirus cases within Japan

March 25, 2020

Tokyo–The number of people with the new coronavirus in Tokyo became the largest among Japan’s 47 prefectures on Tuesday. The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 17 new confirmed cases, with the total in the Japanese capital rising to 171, surpassing the

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Tokyo Olympics set to be postponed until 2021

March 25, 2020

TOKYO –The Tokyo Olympics, originally slated for this summer, is now set to be postponed until next year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was learned Tuesday.     Japan and the International Olympic Committee agreed the same day to put

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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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