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Japan and New Zealand agree to discuss easing travel restrictions

National Jun 4, 2020

Japan and New Zealand agree to discuss easing travel restrictions

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi agreed with his New Zealand counterpart Winston Peters on Thursday to proceed with discussions on resuming travel between the two countries as the coronavirus pandemic begins to subside. In a 15-minute telephone talk, the two "confirmed that preventing the spread of ...

China issuing more visas to Japanese to boost business after shutdown

National Jun 4, 2020

China issuing more visas to Japanese to boost business after shutdown

The Chinese government has stepped up the number of visas being issued to Japanese citizens after limiting them for months following the coronavirus pandemic, a diplomatic source said Wednesday. The move is apparently aimed at bringing business exchanges between the two countries back to normal, ...

Hyogo man arrested over crossbow killings of two women

National / Crime & Legal Jun 4, 2020

Hyogo man arrested over crossbow killings of two women

A 23-year-old university student was arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing two women with arrows fired from a crossbow at his home in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, police said. Suspect Hideaki Nozu, who was arrested at the scene, is believed to have deliberately shot his mother ...

Tokyo reports 28 new coronavirus cases Thursday

National Jun 4, 2020

Tokyo reports 28 new coronavirus cases Thursday

Tokyo confirmed 28 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, two days after Gov. Yuriko Koike issued a Tokyo Alert in a sign of a possible resurgence of infections in the capital. The alert serves as a call for caution. But if the number further increases, the ...

A 1,000-mile-long clean energy artery is completed in China

Asia Pacific Jun 4, 2020

A 1,000-mile-long clean energy artery is completed in China

China completed construction of a 22.6 billion yuan ($3.17 billion) ultra-high voltage electricity line that for the first time will transport only clean energy. It’s the first UHV line in the world built to transmit only carbon-free electricity, its developer, State Grid Corp. of China, ...