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Abenomask? Outrage as Abe offers two cloth masks per family while refusing to declare coronavirus emergency.

In Japan, where wearing surgical masks is common, it is not a surprise that they quickly disappeared from store shelves once the coronavirus emerged.  On April 1st, Shinzo Abe announced an “extremely effective measure” “to […]

Nissan fugitive ex-boss Ghosn will not be extradited back to Japan

Carlos Ghosn’s second-in-charge now first in firing line, Auto News, ET Auto — GoNews (@GoNewsIndia1) March 6, 2020 Nissan’s fugitive ex-boss Carlos Ghosn bailed from Japan to Lebanon to evade charges of financial misconduct […]

【COVID-19】How COVID-19 impacts Japanese economy: manufactures edition

“Japanese assembly manufacturers faces difficulties in productions operations for their factories both in China and in Japan because of the staggering disruption to their supply chains, along with various restriction on people’s movements,” according to […]

【COVID-19】Japan’s Minister raised the possibility of postponing of delaying Tokyo Olympic

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be postponed from the summer until later in the year, according to Japan’s Olympic minister because of the coronavirus. Full story: — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) March 3, 2020 […]

【COVID-19】School are temporally closed in Japan due to coronavirus

Confirmed #COVID19 cases as of 27 Feb via @WHO 🌎: 82,294🇨🇳: 78,630🇰🇷: 1,766🚢: 705🇮🇹: 400🇯🇵: 186🇮🇷: 141🇸🇬: 93🇺🇸: 59🇰🇼: 43🇹🇭: 40🇧🇭: 33🇦🇺: 23🇲🇾: 22🇩🇪: 21🇫🇷: 18🇻🇳: 16🇬🇧🇦🇪: 13🇪🇸: 12🇨🇦: 11🇮🇶: 6🇴🇲: 4🇮🇳🇵🇭🇭🇷: 3🇷🇺🇮🇱🇦🇹🇵🇰🇫🇮🇸🇪🇱🇧: 2🇰🇭🇳🇵🇱🇰🇧🇪🇪🇬🇦🇫🇩🇿🇨🇭🇧🇷🇩🇰🇪🇪🇬🇪🇬🇷🇲🇰🇳🇴🇷🇴: 1 […]