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PH, Japan exchange notes on Cebu and Davao infra projects; health, agri and scholarship grants

June 8, 2020

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. and Japanese Ambassador Haneda Koji exchanged diplomatic notes firming up Japanese support for two major Philippine infrastructure projects, as well as grant aid for agriculture development, higher education scholarships, and critically needed health

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Almost 160 stranded Filipino tourists, workers in Japan repatriated after two months

June 1, 2020

Around 160 Filipino tourists, workers and students were finally repatriated to Manila from Japan after being stranded for nearly two months due to flight cancellations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said Monday. Passengers have been

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Abe Likely to Skip Russian War Ceremony to Attend G-7 Summit

May 31, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to skip a war-related ceremony in Russia on June 24 to attend a Group of Seven summit in the United States, government sources said Friday. “The novel coronavirus outbreak hasn’t eased in

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14 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Tokyo

May 31, 2020

Tokyo- The Tokyo metropolitan government confirmed 14 new COVID-19 infection cases Saturday, recording a double-digit figure for the fifth straight day. Meanwhile, 16 new cases were reported in the southwestern city of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, where a second wave of

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Landmark Department Store Reopened in Tokyo’s Ginza

May 31, 2020

Tokyo- Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Inc. reopened a landmark department store in Tokyo’s Ginza district on Saturday, after about a month and a half of closure amid the COVID-19 epidemic. The reopening came after a state of emergency over the coronavirus

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Japan Panel Calls for Preparations for 2nd Wave of Infections

May 31, 2020

Tokyo- The Japanese government should expand polymerase chain reaction tests and strengthen medical systems to prepare for a possible second wave of novel coronavirus infections, a government experts panel has said. When Japan saw a spike in COVID-19 cases from

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March 2011 Disaster Museum Opens in Fukushima Pref.

May 31, 2020

Iwaki, Fukushima Pref.- A museum to pass down memories and lessons left by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami to future generations opened on Saturday in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, hit hard by the disaster. “We’ll use it as a base

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Japan’s anti-flu drug Avigan to be tested on 100 COVID-19 patients in Philippines – DOH

May 6, 2020

The Philippine government is preparing the protocol for the clinical test of Japan-manufactured anti-flu drug Avigan for 100 coronavirus disease patients in the country, the Department of Health ( DOH) said on Wednesday. In the “Laging Handa” press briefing, Health

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