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The government's emergency package to cushion the economy from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has reached ¥117.1 trillion after the government approved a revised supplementary budget for fiscal 2020 on Monday. The increase from the initial package worth ¥108.2 trillion comes after a sudden policy ...
E-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. said Monday it has started selling coronavirus testing kits to companies in Tokyo and four surrounding prefectures. The self-assessment kit developed by genetic analysis firm Genesis Healthcare Co. is designed for people who suspect they have the pneumonia-causing disease but are ...
Health ministers from the Group of 20 leading economies said the COVID-19 pandemic "has highlighted systemic weaknesses” in health readiness around the world. The officials commented in a communique issued from Riyadh after a teleconference hosted by Saudi Arabia. The ministers "addressed the need to improve ...