The Daily Manila Shimbun


Cherry Blossoms Start Flowering in Tokyo at Earliest Date

March 16, 2020

Tokyo- Cherry blossoms started coming out in Tokyo on Saturday at the earliest date on record in the Japanese capital, becoming the first to bloom in the nation this spring, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The agency said a Somei-Yoshino


Health Virus

March 15, 2020

Tokyo- A couple wearing face masks, amid concerns of the COVID-19 corona virus, chat at a train station in Tokyo on Sunday, March 15, 2020. AFP-Jiji Press.

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


Preventing Japanese From Gathering

March 12, 2020

a group of colleagues raise their glasses for a toast as they picnic under cherry trees in a park in Tokyo. – Preventing Japanese from gathering to enjoy cherry blossom season because of coronavirus would be like “taking hugs away


Japan Economy Virus Health

March 11, 2020

A man wearing a face mask walks in front of the Olympic Rings in Tokyo on March 11, 2020. – Japan and Olympic organisers are at pains to insist this summer’s Games in Tokyo are on, despite the new coronavirus


Japan Airlines

March 10, 2020

A Japan Airlines crew wearing face masks prepare for passengers check-in at the LAX Tom Bradley International Airport in Los Angeles, California, USA, 09 March 2020. Health measures have been taken to insure public areas of the Los Angeles airport


Sapporo’s Susukino Entertainment District

March 7, 2020

Few pedestrians are seen in Sapporo’s Susukino entertainment district, which is usually flooded with people on Friday evening, in northern Japan, Friday, March 6, 2020. The Japanese government Friday adopted tighter restrictions on entry by travelers from China and South


Odaiba Seaside Park

March 6, 2020

People rest near the waterfront of the Odaiba Seaside Park in Tokyo on March 6, 2020. AFP – Jiji Press