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More heavy rains in Japan raises flooding death toll close to 60
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More heavy rains in Japan raises flooding death toll close to 60

[ad_1] Pounding rain that already caused deadly floods in southern Japan was moving northeast Wednesday, battering large areas of Japan’s…
Anti-racism protesters march in Japan, New Zealand to mourn George Floyd
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Anti-racism protesters march in Japan, New Zealand to mourn George Floyd

[ad_1] Holding handmade signs that read “Black Lives Matter,” several hundred people marched peacefully at a Tokyo park Sunday, highlighting…
Japan falls into recession as U.S., Europe weigh COVID-19 risks amid reopening
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Japan falls into recession as U.S., Europe weigh COVID-19 risks amid reopening

[ad_1] Japan’s economy plunged into recession in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic squelched business activity, while leaders in…
Coronavirus: Japan expected to lift state of emergency, but not for Tokyo
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Coronavirus: Japan expected to lift state of emergency, but not for Tokyo

[ad_1] Japan is expected to lift a state of emergency across a large part of the country on Thursday but…
Coronavirus: Google travel data shows movement in U.S., compliance in Brazil, Japan
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Coronavirus: Google travel data shows movement in U.S., compliance in Brazil, Japan

[ad_1] More people stayed home in Brazil, Japan and Singapore in April as those countries’ novel coronavirus cases surged, while…
Coronavirus: With no fear of penalties, Japanese defy stay-at-home requests
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Coronavirus: With no fear of penalties, Japanese defy stay-at-home requests

[ad_1] Under Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency, people have been asked to stay home. Many are not. Some still have…
Holding Olympics in 2021 will be ‘difficult’ without coronavirus vaccine: official
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Holding Olympics in 2021 will be ‘difficult’ without coronavirus vaccine: official

[ad_1] It is too early to consider lifting Japan’s state of emergency over the coronavirus, the head of the Japan…
148 coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship docked in Japan: official
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148 coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship docked in Japan: official

[ad_1] Nearly 150 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed among crew members of an Italian cruise ship docked in…
Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic organizers, IOC clash over who pays for postponement
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Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic organizers, IOC clash over who pays for postponement

[ad_1] An open conflict broke out Tuesday between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC over who will pay for the…
Tokyo Olympics not possible without new structure, limited participation: expert
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Tokyo Olympics not possible without new structure, limited participation: expert

[ad_1] A Japanese professor of infectious disease says he is “very pessimistic” the postponed Tokyo Olympics can open in 15…
Coronavirus: Japan sees rise in infections as new cases drop in South Korea
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Coronavirus: Japan sees rise in infections as new cases drop in South Korea

[ad_1] South Korea reported just eight more cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, the first time a daily increase has…
Coronavirus: Japan’s medical system on verge of collapse, doctors say
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Coronavirus: Japan’s medical system on verge of collapse, doctors say

[ad_1] Hospitals in Japan are increasingly turning away sick people as the country struggles with surging coronavirus infections and its…
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