Loading

Search

:

Japan's Lower House Slams Myanmar Coup, Calls For Return To Democracy

  • Category:Other
KYODO NEWS
 
Japan's lower house adopted a resolution Tuesday condemning the Feb. 1 coup staged by the Myanmar military and urging the Southeast Asian country to return to democracy.
The move reflects Japan's intention to show its opposition to the Myanmar junta ahead of a three-day summit meetin...

More

Japan Supports Zimbabwe Through COVID-19 Vaccine Cold Chain

  • Category:Other
RELIEF WEB
 
The Government of Japan has extended its support to the COVID-19 response through its partnership with UNICEF, by improving the COVID-19 vaccines cold chain. (07 June 2021)
The Government of Japan has extended its support to the COVID-19 response through its partnership with UNICEF, ...

More

Japan’s Revised Child Care Law Makes It Easier For Fathers To Take Four Weeks Of Paternity Leave

  • Category:Other
SORA NEWS
 
The law also pressures workplaces to make child care leave policies transparent to soon-to-be parents.
Japan’s already declining birth rate took an even harder hit in 2020. It’s an expensive country in which to raise a child, and with the added financial complications caused by the co...

More

Japanese Olympic Official Dies After Jumping In Front Of Train

  • Category:Other
JAPAN TIMES
 
A senior official at the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) jumped in front of an underground train in an apparent suicide on Monday morning, private broadcaster Nippon Television said, citing Tokyo metropolitan police sources.
The police are investigating the details surrounding the ...

More

Naoki Kobayashi of EXILE & Sandaime J Soul Brothers Tests Positive for COVID-19

  • Category:Other
ARAMA JAPAN
 
Naoki Kobayashi of EXILE and Sandaime J Soul Brothers has tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
In a statement released by LDH JAPAN, Naoki was in poor physical condition on June 3. He underwent a PCR test and was found to be positive on June 4. He is currently under t...

More

Japan Plans To Issue Vaccination Certificates To Students Wishing To Study Abroad

  • Category:Other
THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Students planning to study abroad may soon receive vaccination certificates arranged by the education ministry.
Many universities abroad are now requiring students to have received COVID-19 vaccine shots.
The government plan calls for students who need proof of vaccination to sen...

More

Japan Disposes Of More Than 7,000 Mishandled Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine: Report

  • Category:Event
CNA
 
More than 7,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been disposed of in Japan due to mishandling, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Sunday (Jun 6), as Japan races to inoculate its people amid a fourth wave of coronavirus infections.
A hospital and a mass vaccination centre each had to dispose of aro...

More

Japan’s Pre-Olympics Vaccine Push Looks To Be Too Late

  • Category:Other
THE DIPLOMAT
 
Even optimistic estimates suggest at least 70 percent of Japan’s population will remain unvaccinated as of the Olympics’ opening day.
It may be too little, too late.
That’s the realization sinking in as Japan scrambles to catch up on a frustratingly slow vaccination drive less than...

More

Japanese Government Plans Removal Of Around 2,485 Miles’ Worth Of Overhead Power Lines

  • Category:Other
SORA NEWS
 
The move is intended to minimize damage during natural disasters, but is it too little too late?
No matter where you travel in Japan, you’re likely to see one familiar sight wherever you go—utility poles, threaded together by thick power cables. These cables carry electricity all over...

More

Taiwan, Feuding With China, Gets Vaccines From Japan

  • Category:Other
ABC NEWS
 
A flight carrying 1.24 million doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine from Japan has touched down in Taiwan to help the island fight its largest outbreak since the pandemic began
A flight carrying 1.24 million doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine from Japan touched down in Taiwan...

More