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Passengers Finally Begin To Leave Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship In Japan

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NBC NEWS
 
 
So far, 11 virus-free passengers have been allowed to leave the ship.
Passengers on the quarantined cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama, Japan, finally started disembarking Friday, before being quarantined.
The Japanese Health Ministry said passengers allowed to leave so far are el...

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Japan’s One-Person Bento Box-Sized Rice Cooker Can Give You Freshly Cooked Rice At The Office

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SORA NEWS
 
High-speed cooking gadget is also great for those living the single life.
It was only last month that we had our minds blown by the Twin Chef, a Japanese kitchen gadget that allows you to cook rice and something to eat with it, such as delicious curry, simultaneously. But what if you’...

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Japan Reports 150 Coronavirus Cases

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AA
 
South Korea says 27 infected by Chinese-originated virus, with 809 others under examinationJapan on Monday revealed that there were 150 coronavirus patients in the country, local media reported.
Those in Japan who tested positive for the novel coronavirus -- which originated in the city of W...

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Japan’s Lost-and-Found System Is Insanely Good

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CITY LAB
 
If you misplace your phone or wallet in Tokyo, chances are very good that you’ll get it back. Here’s why.
Phones left in taxis. Briefcases forgotten under train seats. Dropped wallets, abandoned umbrellas, misplaced purses. Japan’s 126 million residents lose a vast number of personal i...

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Doctor: Symptoms Mild, But Caution Needed

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NHK WORLD
 
A doctor who treated people infected with the new coronavirus says symptoms are relatively mild but measures should be taken to protect vulnerable people.
Satoshi Kutsuna of Japan's National Center for Global Health and Medicine spoke to NHK about his experience treating five patients...

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Japan Launches Optical Spy Satellite

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SPACE FLIGHT NOW
 
Japan launched an optical reconnaissance satellite from the Tanegashima Space Center Sunday aboard an H-2A rocket after a 12-day delay caused by a nitrogen leak.
Japanese crews returned the H-2A rocket to its vertical assembly building at Tanegashima for repairs following the a...

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Japan's Abe Orders Antivirus Steps As December Consumption Falls

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AL JAZEERA
 
The government said is watching developments closely as the virus outbreak could hurt inbound tourism and consumption.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered his government to take "all necessary steps" to mitigate the effects of the virus outbreak on the economy, including t...

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Coronavirus: Infections Double Among Japan Cruise Ship Passengers

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DW
 
Twenty individuals onboard the Diamond Princess have tested positive for the coronavirus. However, most of the thousands of passengers have yet to be screened. The death toll has continued to rise in the past 24 hours.
- The number of confirmed coronavirus deaths in mainland China has risen ...

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Poll Reveals More than 80% Support Death Penalty in Japan

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NIPPON.COM
 
In a recent opinion poll on the death penalty, 9.0% of Japanese respondents answered it should be abolished in all cases, while 80.8% said that it was necessary in some cases.
The opinion poll was conducted by the Cabinet Office in November 2019, targeted at 3,000 Japanese adults. Th...

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Japan Considers Extra Spending Over Coronavirus’s Impact on Tourism

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BLOOMBERG
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hinted Friday that extra spending may be needed to deal with a coronavirus outbreak, after earlier in the day saying the government would bar infected people showing symptoms from entering the country.
“The priority is to prevent the virus from sprea...

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