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Japan mulls transition from state of emergency

newsonjapan.com - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 07:27
The Japanese government is expected to decide on Thursday to lift the coronavirus state of emergency currently issued for 10 prefectures except Okinawa. ()
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Japan's Diet enacts land-use restriction bill

newsonjapan.com - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 06:57
Japan's Diet has enacted a bill that restricts the use of land near Self-Defense Force bases and nuclear facilities. (NHK)
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Japanese woman wins 'Green Nobel'

newsonjapan.com - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 02:09
A senior member of a Japanese nongovernmental organization fighting climate change has been picked for this year's Goldman Environmental Prize. (NHK)
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Japan to provide greater COVID vaccine support to foreign residents

newsonjapan.com - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 02:05
The Japanese government adopted a policy Tuesday to strengthen support for foreign residents who may face hurdles in getting coronavirus vaccinations, together with local municipalities. (Kyodo)
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Japan eyes vaccinating people under 65 at state-run mass centers from Thursday

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 17:05
Japan's state-run mass coronavirus vaccination centers plan to start inoculating people aged under 65 as early as Thursday in an expanded drive to fill in vacant slots, a government source said Tuesday. (Japan Today)
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Australian softball team opens training to public

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 17:02
Australia's softball team, which is currently training in Japan for the Tokyo Olympics, has invited the public to watch them practice. (NHK)
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Millions of missing jobs should make inflation hawks think twice

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 16:55
One reason why so many policy makers are refusing to panic about inflation is that the world economy is still short so many millions of jobs. (Japan Times)
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Japan's Daiichi Sankyo halts trials of existing drug for COVID-19 treatment

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 16:51
Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co (4568.T) said on Tuesday it was halting development of an existing drug for the treatment of COVID-19. (Reuters)
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Female manager of Osaka karaoke parlor found dead inside

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 13:05
OSAKA (TR) – The female manager of a karaoke parlor in Osaka City’s Kita Ward was found inside the premises on Monday. (tokyoreporter.com)
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Man ‘in debt’ targeted women in Kabukicho for wallet thefts

newsonjapan.com - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 13:00
TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 47-year-old man who is suspected of stealing the wallets belonging to women in the Kabukicho red-light district, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)
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