Virus-hit Italian cruise ship leaves Nagasaki

National May 31, 2020

Virus-hit Italian cruise ship leaves Nagasaki

The Italian-flagged cruise ship Costa Atlantica left the city of Nagasaki on Sunday after all crew members currently on board tested negative for the novel coronavirus. The ship, which had been hit by cluster infections, left the Koyagi plant at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.'s Nagasaki ...

Nagasaki confirms 33 cases of COVID-19 on cruise ship

National Apr 22, 2020

Nagasaki confirms 33 cases of COVID-19 on cruise ship

An Italian cruise ship docked in Nagasaki for repairs with 623 crew members aboard has become the latest host of a COVID-19 cluster, with the confirmation of at least 33 infections on Wednesday. Nagasaki Prefecture confirmed the spike in infections on the Costa Atlantica, currently ...

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum appoints first female director

National Apr 1, 2020

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum appoints first female director

The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, founded in April 1996, said Wednesday it has appointed its first female director. Keiko Shinozaki, 52, previously managed the Nagasaki Municipal Government's division responsible for supporting atomic bomb survivors. "I would like to take responsibility to tell the world about what ...