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Tokyo Chief Public Prosecutor Hands In Resignation Over Gambling Scandal

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Hiromu Kurokawa, superintending prosecutor of the Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office submitted his resignation Thursday, following a report in a weekly magazine that he was playing mahjong for money during the state of emergency.
Kurokawa has basically admitted to the scandal i...

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Japan To Ease State Of Emergency In Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo Prefectures

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JAPAN TODAY
 
 
TOKYO - The Japanese government decided Thursday to lift a state of emergency declared over the novel coronavirus in the western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, as experts judged that the number of new cases is on a clear downtrend.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to ...

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Japanese Self-Pleasuring Aid Tenga Releases Series Of Video Chat Backgrounds

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SORA NEWS
 
Now you can hide your home while broadcasting your love of Japan’s most popular self-love device.
With online conferences becoming an increasingly common part of the work-from-home workday, more and more people are using video chat backgrounds. And why not? Dropping in a backdrop from...

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Mt Fuji To Be Closed To All Climbers In Summer Due To Pandemic

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Japan's beloved Mount Fuji will be closed during this year's summer climbing season to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, officials said Monday.
Shizuoka Prefecture, home to the country's tallest mountain, announced it was closing three of the four major routes to th...

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Japan Faces Question Of When And How To Reopen Borders

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Neighboring countries such as China and South Korea are calling for an easing of entry restrictions
Japan is facing the difficult question of when and how to ease its coronavirus-induced entry restrictions for foreign visitors, in order to kick-start an economy dependent on trade an...

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Japan COVID-19 Doctors Lack Fresh Masks, Hazard Pay-Union Survey

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THE JAKARTA POST
 
Japanese hospital doctors on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic face tough working conditions, with many reusing masks and few getting hazard pay, a survey by a labour union showed.
The survey of about 170 doctors, conducted online from late April through May 6, found thre...

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Japanese Mayor Says Men Should Grocery Shop During Pandemic As Women 'Take A Longer Time'

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CNN
 
Tokyo (CNN)The mayor of Japan's third-largest city is facing a public backlash after he suggested men are better suited to grocery shopping during the coronavirus pandemic, because women take too long and contribute to overcrowding at supermarkets.
The number of confirmed cases of the virus...

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Coronavirus Infections In Japan Surpass 12,700

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NHK
 
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Japan increased to 12,756 on Friday as 327 new cases were reported nationwide.
The tally includes people tested at airport quarantine stations, health ministry officials, quarantine officers and individuals who returned to Japan from China on gov...

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'Very Painful': Japan Covid-19 Officials Cut Off Thousands Of Roses To Deter Gatherings

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THE GUARDIAN
 
Local authorities in Japan are sacrificing tens of thousands of flowers to deter visitors, as the country attempts to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Tiptoeing through the tulips or breathing in the scent of roses are popular spring rites in Japan, but there is concern that flowe...

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Abe Says Japan At Crucial Stage For Lifting Of State Of Emergency

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Japan is facing its "most critical time" if the state of emergency imposed over the coronavirus epidemic is to be lifted as soon as possible, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday as he called for a further reduction in person-to-person contact.
Abe stressed the need for ...

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