Japan has avoided strict coronavirus measures for weeks as much of the world locks down. But with the postponement of the 2020 Olympics and a sudden spike in Tokyo COVID-19 cases, that appears to be changing.
By Joel Rush, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:37:13 +0000.
Every year green-fingered landscaping fanatics take part in the Kei Truck Garden Contest, which sees them build gardens on the back of 'keitora' vehicles (mini utility trucks) in just a few hours.
Daily Mail. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:15:25 GMT.
Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021.
CBC News. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:31:27 EDT.
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, military officials in South Korea and Japan said, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of launches this month. ...
Newsmax. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:28:04 EDT.
There are now more than 30 cases of coronavirus aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, Fox News has exclusively learned, as well as another aircraft carrier reporting infections for the first time onboard.
Lucas Tomlinson. Fox News. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:46:16 GMT.
Screening is important for the early detection of cervical cancer, but rates were significantly affected, in some areas for years, following a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Science Daily. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:41:14 EDT.
BANGKOK (AP) - Shares skidded early Friday in Europe after a mixed day in Asia, where Tokyo's Nikkei 225 jumped while Australia's benchmark sank 5%. U.S. ...
Elaine Kurtenbach. Washington Times. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 02:11:05 -0400.
The Japanese regulatory body nods to AstraZeneca's (AZN) Lokelma for addressing patients with hyperkalaemia. The company collaborates with Silence Therapeutics for siRNA therapeutics.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:50:00 GMT.
The spread of the coronavirus that emerged in China in December has dealt an unprecedented shock to the global economy. Here is a look at developments Wednesday: AUTO IMPACT: Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:26:48 -0400.
The Tokyo Olympics were put off to next year as coronavirus deaths and infections surged in Europe and the US yesterday, with New York warning it is about to get hit by a "bullet train".
Irish Independent. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 02:30:00 +0000.
Several alternative plans are being drawn up depending on how long the Games would be delayed.
Voice of America. Sun, 22 Mar 2020 04:53:10 -0400.
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Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
Click on the small Japan map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Japan.