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Japan May Tighten Restrictions If Omicron Surges

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NHK
 
Japan's government has been drawing up plans to deal with the Omicron coronavirus variant, after reports of apparent community transmission in three major cities. Authorities say they may tighten restrictions on movement and activities if the numbers surge.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government...

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Japan Rules Out Changes To COVID-19 Curbs Despite Omicron

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CTV NEWS
 
Japan's government is not considering an immediate change to current COVID-19 restrictions, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Thursday, a day after community transmission of the Omicron variant was discovered in the country.
The government confirmed on Wednesday that a f...

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Japan Confirms First Known Local Omicron Transmissions

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ABC NEWS
 
Japan has confirmed its first known local transmissions of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus in Osaka, a sign it is already making its way in the country
Japan on Wednesday confirmed its first known local transmissions of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus in Osaka, a ...

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Japan To Keep Strict Border Controls For The Time Being: PM Kishida

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KYODO NEWS
 
Japan will extend the current strict border control measures "for the time being" past early January as the nation remains vigilant amid uncertainty over the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday.
Even with the number of daily confirmed c...

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Mcdonald's Faces A French Fries Shortage In Japan

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BBC
 
The world's biggest fast food company McDonald's is suffering a chip shortage in Japan due to the global supply chain crisis.
For the home of the Big Mac though it is not a lack of semiconductors that is causing the problem.
The firm has said it is experiencing delays of shipments of the po...

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Panel Estimates Death Tolls From Japan Mega Quakes

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NHK
 
The Japanese government says up to nearly 200,000 people could be killed if a massive earthquake strikes in one of two deep-sea trenches off the country's northeast coast.
A government panel of experts has been studying the possible damage from an earthquake in the Chishima and Japan trench...

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Central Java Seeks Collaboration On Disaster Mitigation With Japan

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ANTARA NEWS
 
Semarang (ANTARA) - Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo has said that his administration is seeking to collaborate with the Japanese government on disaster mitigation. “I think Central Java needs to build cooperation in the field of disaster mitigation with Japan.”
He conveyed the ...

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Japan Billionaire Maezawa Lands In Kazakhstan After 12-Day Space Flight

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan (Reuters) — Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa returned to Earth on Monday after a 12-day journey into space, ending a practice run for his planned trip around the moon with Elon Musk’s SpaceX in 2023.
The 46-year-old fashion magnate and art collector, who...

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Japan Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate App

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KYODO NEWS
 
The Japanese government launched on Monday a smartphone app that allows people to display proof of vaccination that can be used for multiple purposes, including immigration procedures.
The app, called the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate Application and available for both iPhone and ...

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Tokyo Dome Stadium To Undergo Biggest Renovations In Its History

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Tokyo Dome, the home stadium of the Yomiuri Giants professional baseball team, will undergo the most extensive renovations in its history, including the installation of one of the biggest stadium screens in the nation, four new types of spectator seats and redesigned entrance gat...

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