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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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Ravena to play for San-en Neo Phoenix in Japan pro basketball league

June 25, 2020

Thirdy Ravena, a three-time Most Valuable Player in the Universities Athletic Association of the Philippines for Ateneo, will be playing  for San-en Neo Phoenix in the Japanese professional basketball league. The news was announced in the team’s website. San-en Neo

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Reagent for Saliva in Virus Antigen Test to Be Released Monday

June 19, 2020

Tokyo- Miraca Holdings Inc. said Friday that its Fujirebio Inc. unit will sell a reagent for coronavirus antigen tests with automatic testing equipment that can detect possible infection from saliva, starting Monday. The product, approved by health minister Katsunobu Kato

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