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Tokyo's Disneyland resort reopens to visitors
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Human rights activists stage 'anti-China' protest in Tokyo
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Tokyo may need to reimpose its quarantine
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Protests Worldwide Support 'Black Lives Matter' Movement
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New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News
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Japan air force's flyover for medical workers
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'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach
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U.S. in talks with Japan after Aegis Ashore missile defense system suspension: officialThe United States is in talks with Japan about its concerns with U.S.-made Aegis Ashore air defense radar stations, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, after Tokyo suspended plans to deploy two of..
Tokyo prosecutors: ex-justice minister, wife gave 1.7 million yen to buy votesTokyo prosecutors said in a statement on Thursday that ex-Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai and his wife, upper house lawmaker Anri, gave a total of 1.7 million yen to five people last year to help get..
European lawmakers chide Japan over 'abduction' of children by a parentEuropean lawmakers lobbied by fathers who cannot see children taken by Japanese mothers urged Tokyo on Tuesday to combat the "abduction" of minors by one parent and change a law that does not recognise..
China says it expressed grave concerns to Japan over Abe's HK remarksChina said on Wednesday it expressed grave concerns to Japan after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tokyo wants to take the lead among the Group of Seven nations to issue a statement about the..
Protests worldwide embrace 'Black Lives Matter' movementThousands took to the streets across Europe and Australia on Saturday, as did hundreds in Tokyo and Seoul, in support of days of U.S. protests against police brutality.
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Silent but cheerful, mannequins enforce social distancing at Tokyo barThey may not be helping out with chants but complete with cheerleader uniforms and pom-poms, mannequins at one Tokyo bar are helping keep customers a safe - and cheerful - distance apart.
Japan's Dentsu evacuates Tokyo HQ after bomb threatJapan's largest advertising agency, Dentsu Group Corp, has evacuated its Tokyo headquarters after getting a bomb threat, an internal company email reviewed by Reuters showed on Friday.
City of Tokyo issues stay-home alert after jump in new virus infectionsThe Tokyo government on Tuesday warned citizens to stay at home unless they had urgent business and to practise social distancing after recording 34 new coronavirus infections, the highest since early..
Calm before the storm for Japan suicides as coronavirus ravages economyThe phones at the Tokyo suicide hotline start ringing as soon as it opens for its once-weekly overnight session. They don't stop until the lone volunteer fielding calls from hundreds of people yearning..
Mission of Mercy: On duty at Japan's 'last-chance' hospital for coronavirusTwo paramedics jump out the back of an idling ambulance with Tokyo plates, carefully lowering an elderly woman on a stretcher. The patient, her small face covered with an oxygen mask, disappears behind..
Japan may end Tokyo state of emergency as early as next week: PMJapan may lift the state of emergency in Tokyo as early as next week if new coronavirus infections remain low, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, raising hopes that the world's third-largest..
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Tokyo top prosecutor quits, justice minister says, in blow to Japan's AbeTokyo's top prosecutor resigned on Thursday for gambling during Japan's coronavirus state of emergency, the justice minister said, in another blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose support has waned..
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Top Tokyo prosecutor offers to resign over reports of gamblingJapan's justice minister on Thursday said that Tokyo's top prosecutor had tendered his resignation earlier in the day following media reports that he had been gambling with acquaintances, flouting..
Top Tokyo prosecutor set to resign, public broadcaster NHK says, citing sourceThe top Tokyo prosecutor is set to resign, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, in what is likely to be seen as a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Japan to lift emergency in western prefectures: NHKJapan plans to lift the state of emergency in the western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo from the list of eight remaining ones but keeping curbs in Tokyo area and the northern island of..
Japan's regions, companies emerge from virus emergency while Tokyo restrictions remainLarge parts of Japan marked the first day out of a state of emergency on Friday while major cities remained under coronavirus restrictions and new testing suggested that contagion in Tokyo was wider..
Japan lifts emergency in most areas but not in Tokyo, OsakaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency in large parts of the country on Thursday but said it would remain in place in Tokyo until the novel coronavirus is contained.
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Japan lifts state of emergency in most areas; Tokyo stays on alert: PM AbeJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency across a large part of the country on Thursday, but said the biggest urban centres of Tokyo and Osaka will remain under restrictions until..
In Japan's elder-care homes, coronavirus tests limits of overstretched staffAt the Tokyo elder-care home where 27-year-old Yoshimu works, the coronavirus has stretched already tight staffing, leaving residents to sometimes sit longer in soiled diapers or to steal food from one..
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More than 90% of Tokyo hospital beds for COVID-19 patients filled: governmentMore than 90 percent of hospital beds secured for COVID-19 patients in Tokyo have already been occupied, the Japanese Health Ministry said on Sunday, underscoring the pressing need to curb the further..
How lax rules, missed warnings led to Japan's second coronavirus cruise-ship hot spotSeven days before Japan quarantined a cruise ship near Tokyo early this year, in what became one of the first coronavirus hot spots outside China, another cruise ship docked in southern Japan.
Japan's coronavirus lockdown strips exotic dancer of her savingsExotic dancer Aya Yumiko has been living off her savings since March waiting for the bars and clubs in Tokyo where she performs in burlesque shows to reopen.
Robots on hand to greet Japanese coronavirus patients in hotelsCoronavirus patients with light symptoms arriving to stay at several Tokyo hotels are likely to get a lift from a pleasant surprise - a robot greeter in the lobby.
Tokyo reports fewest new coronavirus cases in 4 weeks, calls for vigilanceMetropolitan Tokyo confirmed 39 more cases of coronavirus infection on Monday, Governor Yuriko Koike said, the fewest since March 30 and the second consecutive day of new cases below triple digits.
Tokyo launches coronavirus drive-through tests as crisis deepensTokyo's first drive-through coronavirus test centre was launched this week, as Japan ramps up efforts to prevent its medical system crumbling under the growing weight of new infections.
Tokyo governor's coronavirus plea inspires social distancing gameTokyo Governor Yuriko Koike's entreaty to residents to keep away from each other to halt the spread of the coronavirus has inspired a computer game of her navigating through crowds while uttering her..
Tokyo governor: Decrease in commuters falls short of target needed to control coronavirusThe number of commuters in Tokyo has fallen since the city announced a state of emergency last week, but the decrease is short of the target needed to control the spread of the coronavirus, the city's..
Japan govt: No plans at moment to extend state of emergency to other regionsJapan's government said on Monday it saw no reason at the moment to extend its state of emergency beyond Tokyo and a handful of other cities around the country.
Etihad to operate special flights to Europe, Japan this month: statementAbu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways said on Sunday it would operate special flights to Brussels, Dublin, London, Tokyo and Zurich between April 14 and 22.
Japan state of emergency mutes nightlife but cities still open as infections riseThe total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit more than 5,300 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite a state of emergency being imposed this week..
Japan coronavirus cases pass 5,000 as state of emergency fails to keep people homeThe total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit at least 5,002 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite a state of emergency being imposed this week..
Tokyo has highest daily jump in coronavirus infection with over 180 new cases: mediaTokyo has more than 180 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Thursday, which is the highest daily jump, Japanese domestic media including publich broadcaster NHK reported.
Japan coronavirus infections reach at least 5,000 cases: NHKThe total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit 5,002 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite Japan's move this week to impose a state of emergency..
Japan reports biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases as emergency beginsJapan recorded 503 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, its biggest daily increase since the start of the pandemic, as a state of emergency took effect but commuters still crowded some trains into..
Tokyo sees biggest daily jump in infections as coronavirus emergency beginsTokyo recorded 144 coronavirus infections on Wednesday, its biggest daily jump since the start of the pandemic, the city's governor Yuriko Koike said, on the first day of a state of emergency aimed at..
'Escape from Tokyo' hot topic in Japan as state of emergency loomsWith just hours left on Tuesday before Japan imposes a state of emergency on Tokyo and six other prefectures to contain the coronavirus, the idea of leaving the capital, or "Escape from Tokyo," swirled..
Japan to declare coronavirus emergency, launch stimulus of almost $1 trillion: PMJapan is to impose a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to contain the coronavirus, while the government prepares a $990 billion stimulus package to soften the..
Japan to declare state of emergency for about a month: PMJapan is to declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus, the prime minister said, with the government preparing a stimulus..
U.S. Forces Japan declares health emergency for bases in Kanto regionThe U.S. Forces Japan commander declared on Monday a public health emergency for its military bases in eastern Japan's Kanto region including Tokyo, which has seen a jump in the number of new..
Japan's PM Abe to declare state of emergency as soon as Tuesday: YomiuriJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will declare a state of emergency as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus spreading across the country, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, as the cumulative..
SoftBank CEO Son's coronavirus poll shows 80% favor state of emergencyMore than 80% of respondents to a Twitter poll initiated by SoftBank Group Corp's CEO Masayoshi Son would support a declaration of a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus, as the number of cases..
Tokyo confirms over 90 more coronavirus infections: KyodoTokyo on Thursday confirmed more than 90 additional coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day increase for the city since the pandemic began, Kyodo News reported, citing unidentified..
Japan 'on the brink' as it struggles to hold back coronavirusJapan is struggling to hold the line against the coronavirus and is on the brink of crisis with medical experts particularly worried about preparations in Tokyo, officials said on Wednesday, raising..