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Japan’s PM has cited a “strong sense of crisis” while placing the Tokyo metropolitan area in a state of emergency over a resurgence of Covid-19 cases, even as the Japanese capital gears up to host the Olympics this summer.
Japanese swimming star Daiya Seto has been suspended for the rest of the year by the national swimming federation, which has penalized him for having an extramarital affair.
A sushi restaurant in Japan has become a viral sensation after its shirtless ‘delivery machos’ who bring internet orders to customers created a bombshell effect on social media.
News that the state of Missouri is suing China and a number of its state agencies for damage caused by the coronavirus has been met with derision online, with many citing other potentially litigious historical precedents.
The International Olympic Committee has retracted its claims that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had agreed to absorb some of the additional costs associated with rescheduling the Olympic Games.
As leaders across the world plead with citizens to stay home to help fight the coronavirus, the catchphrase used by Tokyo’s governor to warn the populace has itself inspired not one, but two viral video games.
Japan has sounded the alarm over the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the global economy, saying that it could result in the worst crisis since the end of World War II.
Japan will offer a cash payment of 100,000 yen ($930) to every resident, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday. “We are moving quickly to deliver cash to all people,” Abe said in a televised news conference, explaining his decision to...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed support on Friday for the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the campaign against the coronavirus, in contrast with President Donald Trump who has vowed to cut US funding to the agency.