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Japan PM Abe to declare state of emergency as early as Tuesday: Yomiuri Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus as early as Tuesday and will likely announce his plans to do so on Monday, the Yomiuri newspaper reported. Under a law revised in March to cover the coronavirus, the
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Wales wait on New Zealand & Japan summer tour verdict New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson says an official decision to call off Wales' summer tour is a "little way away".
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Tokyo sees more than 130 new coronavirus cases, highest jump in one day: NHK More than 130 people were newly infected with the novel coronavirus in Tokyo, Japan's NHK public broadcaster reported on Sunday, citing officials from the metropolitan government. It was the highest daily jump in confirmed cases so far, bringing the numbe
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Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight & 3: Dancing in Moonlight Soundtrack Announced in Japan Today Atlus announced that that the rhythm games Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight and Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight are getting a soundtrack release.
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Work from home, they said. In Japan, its not so easy. A rigid work culture and a technological blind spot leave Japan unprepared for the challenge of remote working.
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Japan Wont Hesitate to Declare Emergency if Needed: Nishimura (Bloomberg) -- Japan will not hesitate to declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic if there is any sign of an explosive spike in infections, Japans Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said.Weve been saying that we are on the brink of th
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Japan to boost Avigan drug stockpile as part of coronavirus stimulus Japan is considering increasing the stockpile of Fujifilm Holding Corp's Avigan anti-flu drug during this fiscal year so it can be used to treat 2 million people, according to a planning document seen by Reuters. Local media reported on Sunday that Japan
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Will A Small Open-Source Effort From Japan Disrupt The Autonomous Space ? A small team in Finland built linux and changed the landscape of corporate computing. Will a small team in Japan do the same for the autonomous vehicle space ?
Forbes.com | Apr 4, 2020 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nintendo says Switch is still seeing shipping delays in Japan Switch is starting to become tough to find around the world, but its becoming an issue particularly in Japan. With the coronavirus causing delays, the main system is in short supply, so many consumers have been turning to the Switch Lite instead. However,
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Japan Is Racing to Test a Favipiravir, a Drug to Treat Covid-19 Based on a compound discovered in 1998, the antiviral Favipiravir is already being used in Japan and Turkey. Its maker? A subsidiary of Fujifilm.
Wired News | Apr 4, 2020 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend