Japan's foreign residents face discrimination due to COVID-19

National / Social Issues Sep 12, 2020

Japan's foreign residents face discrimination due to COVID-19

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, there have been an increasing number of reports that foreign residents living in areas with prominent international communities in Japan are being subject to discrimination and hateful remarks. A 22-year-old Indian student at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University was targeted ...

Support efforts begin across Japan to help coronavirus-hit Wuhan

National Jan 29, 2020

Support efforts begin across Japan to help coronavirus-hit Wuhan

People from around Japan have begun offering support to the residents that remain in locked-down Wuhan, a major Chinese city at the center of a coronavirus outbreak. Inagora Inc., an e-commerce operator based in Tokyo, launched a campaign Monday to ship face masks, free of ...