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Transportation, Tourism Sectors Hit Hard By New Virus Outbreak

Transportation, Tourism Sectors Hit Hard By New Virus Outbreak (ニュース)
KYODO NEWS
 
A new coronavirus outbreak has weighed on the transportation and tourism sectors in Japan, including Shinkansen bullet trains, with fears about infection making people reluctant to ven...

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Sapporo Streets Quiet Amid Coronavirus Emergency

Sapporo Streets Quiet Amid Coronavirus Emergency (ニュース)
NHK
 
The declaration of a coronavirus emergency in the northern Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido has brought an abrupt halt to public activities. Streets are quiet in the prefectural capital Sappor...

Tourism [18:36] More

Japan's January Factory Output Beats Forecasts But Slowdown Expected

Japan's January Factory Output Beats Forecasts But Slowdown Expected (仕事)
THE TELEGRAM
 
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's factory output rose more than expected in January, providing some relief for policymakers amid heightened risks of a recession as the coronavirus outbreak i...

Other [28/2 18:04] More

Hotel 1899 Tokyo's ‘CHAYA’ Tea Cafe

Hotel 1899 Tokyo's ‘CHAYA’ Tea Cafe (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Modern Dessert Cafe Within Tea-Themed Hotel In Tokyo
CHAYA 1899 Tokyo is a modern teahouse with drinks and desserts focused on traditional Japanese tea — like Matcha, Houjicha, and Sen...

Cafe [28/2 17:25] More

Tokyo Disneyland To Close Through March 15 Over Coronavirus

Tokyo Disneyland To Close Through March 15 Over Coronavirus (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
The operator of Tokyo’s two Disney resorts, Disneyland and DisneySea, said Friday the parks would be closed for around two weeks on fears over the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
“To...

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Coronavirus: Japan To Close All Schools To Halt Spread

Coronavirus: Japan To Close All Schools To Halt Spread (ニュース)
BBC
 
Japan is to ask all schools to close from Monday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, PM Shinzo Abe says.
The closure - thought to affect 13 million students - will continue until the sc...

Event [28/2 16:29] More

Stocks Continue To Fall

Stocks Continue To Fall (仕事)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Tokyo stocks fell further on Wednesday, with investor sentiment dampened by fears over a global spread of the new coronavirus, which originated in China.
The N...

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World’s Oldest Man Dies At 112

World’s Oldest Man Dies At 112 (ニュース)
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
NIIGATA (Jiji Press) — Chitetsu Watanabe, a 112-year-old Japanese recognized as the world’s oldest man, died of old age at a care home for elderly people late Sunday.
Watanabe, a r...

Event [27/2 16:38] More

Japanese Woman Confirmed As COVID-19 Case For 2nd Time, Weeks After Initial Recovery

Japanese Woman Confirmed As COVID-19 Case For 2nd Time, Weeks After Initial Recovery (ニュース)
CHANNEL NEWS ASIA
 
TOKYO: A woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time, Osaka's prefectural government said on Wednesday (Feb 26), the first p...

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Chocolate Ramen

Chocolate Ramen (観光)
JAPAN TRAVEL
Ramen Chain Kourakuen's (In)Famous Valentine's Offering
For my birthday four years ago, my husband brought home a ramen cake from Sweets Paradise. It was a baffling experience to eat b...

Gourmet [27/2 15:26] More

Abe Urges 2-Week Curb On Big Events To Stem Coronavirus Spread

Abe Urges 2-Week Curb On Big Events To Stem Coronavirus Spread (ニュース)
JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called for sports and cultural events to be scrapped or curtailed for two weeks as the country battles to stem coronavirus cont...

Event [26/2 22:20] More

Tokyo Olympics Going Ahead Despite Coronavirus Fears, Says Japan Official

Tokyo Olympics Going Ahead Despite Coronavirus Fears, Says Japan Official (ニュース)
MARKET WATCH
 
OKYO (AP) — A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going ahead as planned with the Tokyo Olympics desp...

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COVID-19 Fears Hit Live Music In Japan

COVID-19 Fears Hit Live Music In Japan (ニュース)
JAPAN TIMES
 
Amid the global spread of COVID-19 cases, a growing number of domestic and international artists have begun canceling or postponing shows in Japan. From dome-sized performances to ind...

Event [26/2 21:01] More

U.S.-Japan Business Relations to be Discussed

U.S.-Japan Business Relations to be Discussed (仕事)
INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS
 
INDIANAPOLIS - The Japan-America Society of Indiana will Wednesday host its annual summit, focusing on the business trends and developments in the U.S.-Japan relationship....

Other [25/2 20:58] More

Dentsu's Shares Slide To 7-Year Lows On Olympics Cancelation Fears

Dentsu's Shares Slide To 7-Year Lows On Olympics Cancelation Fears (仕事)
JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Dentsu Group Inc's shares slid for a sixth day to seven-year lows on Wednesday, with the spread of the coronavirus raising worries that the Olympic Games in Tokyo will be canc...

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