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Japan Govt. Posts Data On People's Movements

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NHK WORLD
 
The Japanese government has begun posting data on people's movements to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, based on location information from mobile phones.
It's part of the government's goal of reducing social contact by at least 70 percent, and preferably up to 80 percent.
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Leading Bottled Water Brand In Japan Goes Label-Free To Reduce Waste, Angers Many

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SORA NEWS
 
Coca-Cola told to try harder in these trying times.
In these increasingly ecologically aware times, more and more companies are veering away from single-use plastics and Coca-Cola Japan is joining them. Alongside their eponymous beverage, Coca-Cola is the maker of I Lohas water in Jap...

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Tokyo Issues Closure Requests For 6 Categories

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NHK
 
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has announced six categories subject to business closure requests to help contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Governor Koike Yuriko said on Friday that the requests are issued to amusement facilities, universities and cram schools, sports and recreation facil...

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Total Coronavirus Cases In Japan Top 5,000

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The cumulative number of new coronavirus infection cases confirmed in Japan has exceeded 5,000, excluding those who were aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was quarantined off the country earlier this year, it was learned Thursday.
In Tokyo, 181 p...

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Clash Looms In Japan As Tokyo Governor Says Abe's Covid-19 Measures Not Enough

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THE GUARDIAN
 
Tokyo’s governor, Yuriko Koike, is poised to call for further business closures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, setting her on a collision course with the prime minister, Shinzo Abe.
Disagreements between Koike and Abe over how far the emergency measures should go have quickly...

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Govt. And Tokyo Negotiating Shutdown Requests

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NHK
 
Japan's central government and the Tokyo metropolitan government are discussing which businesses should be asked to temporarily shut down following the state of emergency declaration over the coronavirus outbreak.
Prime Minister Abe Shinzo declared a state of emergency for Tokyo, Kanagawa, ...

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Japan Declares State Of Emergency As Coronavirus Infections Surge, Tokyo Asks Residents To Self-Isolate

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FOX NEWS
 
As the number of coronavirus cases surges in Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a month-long state of emergency on Tuesday for Tokyo and six other prefectures in an attempt to slow the outbreak.
The prime minister's announcement came as COVID-19 infections in Tokyo have doubled ...

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Coronavirus: Japan To Declare Emergency As Tokyo Cases Soar

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BBC
 
Japan is to declare a state of emergency in the capital Tokyo and six other regions in an attempt to tackle the rapid spread of coronavirus.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the move could come as early as Tuesday.
He also announced a huge stimulus plan to help the economy weather the virus.
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Japan’s Abe Set to Declare State of Emergency, Media Say

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BLOOMBERG
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to declare a state of emergency within days, after coronavirus cases in Tokyo jumped over the weekend to top 1,000 for the first time and raised worries of a more explosive surge, media reports said.
Abe will announce the plan as soon as Monda...

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Anime Voice Actors Need Loans, Face “Dangerous Levels Of Poverty” During Pandemic, Union Says

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SORA NEWS
 
Survey of live-action and vocal performers shows startling number who’ve already used up their savings.
A lot of otaku will tell you that anime is essential for their emotional well-being, but animated entertainment still falls outside the realm of the sort of essential business activ...

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