Sharp unveils Japan makers' first 5G-ready smartphone

Business / Corporate Feb 17, 2020

Sharp unveils Japan makers' first 5G-ready smartphone

Sharp Corp. unveiled its first 5G smartphone model Monday, ahead of the ultrafast network service launch scheduled for March. The Osaka-based electronics firm, reportedly the first Japanese maker to introduce a 5G-ready smartphone, has boasted the top share of the Android-based smartphone market in Japan ...

How Japan's designated infectious disease system works

National Jan 27, 2020

How Japan's designated infectious disease system works

The government is set to ramp up preventive measures against cases of pneumonia caused by the deadly new coronavirus, which originated in China, by classifying it as a legally designated infectious disease. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his Cabinet will take the step as early ...