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Japan To Boost Tracking Of Foreigners With COVID

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NHK
 
Japan's health ministry plans to establish a system to effectively track foreign nationals who tested positive for coronavirus after entering the country.
The authorities currently register the names and nationalities of foreigners entering Japan at quarantine stations.
But the database is ...

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Japan To Halt Travel Program Over New Year Holidays Amid Virus Surge

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KYODO NEWS
 
The Japanese government will suspend its subsidy program for promoting domestic tourism nationwide during the New Year holidays amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Monday, upending efforts to spur an economic recovery despite the pandemic.
The "Go To...

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Japan's Suga Defends Boost For Domestic Tourism Amid Virus Third Wave

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JAKARTA POST
 
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday defended a travel subsidy campaign that some medical groups and experts say has fueled a third wave of coronavirus cases, and promised to finalize the size of a economic stimulus package next week.
Opinion polls show Suga's approval r...

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Japan To Extend Travel Subsidy Program Until Around June

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KYODO NEWS
 
The Japanese government is set to extend until around June next year its domestic travel subsidy campaign aimed at boosting the economy amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday.
The "Go To Travel" campaign will continue beyond its original e...

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Japan Curbs Domestic Tourism Campaign

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NHK
 
The Japanese government has scaled back a popular domestic tourism campaign due to the coronavirus, which is now spreading rapidly nationwide.
Economic Revitalization Minister Nishimura Yasutoshi said, "Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide and ministers concerned have decided to temporarily halt s...

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Gov't To Exclude Sapporo, Osaka From Go To Travel Campaign For 3 Weeks

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JAPAN TODAY
 
The Japanese government will exclude the popular tourist destinations of Sapporo and Osaka from its domestic travel subsidy campaign for three weeks following a recent resurgence in coronavirus cases in the two cities, senior government officials said Tuesday.
Yasutoshi Nishimura, m...

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Japan To Halt Travel Campaign Amid Record Number Of New Virus Cases

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KYODO NEWS
 
Japan will suspend its "Go To Travel" subsidy program in areas with a high number of coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Saturday, in a policy reversal from his approach already much criticized for focusing too much on stimulating the economy amid record numbers of ...

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New Japanese Theme Park Attraction Lets Guests Zipline Into Godzilla's Mouth

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CNN
 
In what could be viewed as a fitting metaphor for 2020, a new theme park ride in Japan lets guests zipline into the gaping mouth of a massive Godzilla statue.
Part of a new attraction called Godzilla Interception Operation Awaji, it officially opened in October at Nijigen no Mori, a theme p...

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Local Infections, Fear Hamper Japan’s Domestic Travel Progress

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TTG ASIA
 
Japan’s Go To Travel domestic travel stimulus, which partially covers residents’ transport and accommodation expenses, has met with mixed reception and lukewarm uptake in its first weeks, attracting only two million users in its first month.
The programme was launched on July 22 by the...

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Japan To Open World's Second 'Making Of Harry Potter' Attraction

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CNN
 
 (CNN) — Great news for Japan-based muggles in need of a bit more magic in their lives -- a new 30,000-square-meter Harry Potter attraction is coming to Tokyo.
 
Warner Bros. Studio Tours and Warner Bros. Japan have just signed a deal to bring the famed series' permanent studio tour, "The M...

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