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STATE OF EMERGENCY

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Jul 20, 2020
Telework surge leaves employees and their firms more vulnerable to cyberattack than ever, expert warns
Employees at home are suddenly being targeted for corporate access by email phishing, website spoofing and fake software posing as Zoom.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Jul 8, 2020
Hundreds of cases, but no state of emergency: What changed in Japan?
This isn't April, when businesses shut their doors and workers stayed home; government officials argue that another emergency declaration isn't necessary.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 7, 2020
Japan household spending down by record amount
May saw the figure drop by 16.2 percent on the previous year, for the second consecutive record monthly low.
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JAPAN
Jul 1, 2020
Japan's return to state of emergency an option, but only in 'worst-case scenario'
Remarks by the government's top spokesman came before Tokyo confirmed 67 COVID-19 cases — the highest daily figure since 87 were reported on May 4.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Jul 1, 2020
Japan's abrupt decision to scrap expert coronavirus panel draws fire
The hastiness of the decision may have offered an insight into how keen the administration is to recover control of the narrative.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 27, 2020
Tokyo reports 57 COVID-19 infections — highest since emergency declaration ended on May 25
Some experts say the epidemic is regaining strength since the country began gradually easing business and social restrictions last month.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 19, 2020
Japan's economy 'almost stopped deteriorating,' government report says
The government, which said the economy was 'worsening rapidly' in its May report, revised its monthly assessment upward for the first time since January 2018.
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JAPAN
Jun 10, 2020
An architect of Japan’s virus strategy sees flaws in West’s approach at fighting the pandemic
One of the key architects of Japan’s coronavirus strategy has hailed the country’s response to the pandemic, saying its approach was more effective than those implemented by Western nations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 7, 2020
For better or worse, Japan's COVID-19 success may be the result of peer pressure
If political leaders don't strongly communicate, it can give the impression that public policing is acceptable.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 2, 2020
Karaoke masks and silent roller coasters coming to Japan in coronavirus era
Singing your heart out at karaoke boxes may never feel the same in Japan in the coronavirus era.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 1, 2020
Minivehicle sales post sharpest fall as Japan's auto market nearly halves
Sales of new minivehicles posted the sharpest fall in May as Japan's auto market nearly halved amid the coronavirus epidemic, which dampened demand and restricted business at car dealers, data from industry bodies showed Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 1, 2020
Tokyo enters phase two of virus plan, but is governor moving too fast?
Phase two of the three-part plan to progressively lift social distancing measures and voluntary business closures kicked off on Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 31, 2020
Top official rules out imminent return to emergency for Tokyo and Fukuoka
The remarks come despite both areas seeing a surge in the number of coronavirus infections in recent days.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
May 28, 2020
The state of emergency is lifted: What's next?
The nation must now prepare for a second wave of infections.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 27, 2020
Japan's new virus contact-tracing app promises privacy in bid for reach
Officials hope the app will serve as a deterrent against a second wave of infections considered to be a growing risk in Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 26, 2020
Many firms continue to push teleworking after emergency state lifted
Hitachi said it will ask its employees to work from home in principle through the end of June, except for such cases as infrastructure inspections.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 26, 2020
Starbucks to restart in-store services in Tokyo; travel agencies to resume in June
Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd. said Tuesday it will restart the use of seats in stages starting Wednesday in Tokyo and four other prefectures where the coronavirus state of emergency was lifted Monday.
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JAPAN
May 26, 2020
Some parts of Japan reopening faster than others after coronavirus emergency
Tokyo is aiming to initiate phase two of its three-step plan by this weekend.
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JAPAN
May 26, 2020
Tokyo logs 10 new coronavirus cases, a day after emergency lifted
The new cases brought the total number of infections in Tokyo to 5,170, with 288 deaths.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 26, 2020
End of Japan's coronavirus emergency raises hope, but also concern
Some are worried that the end of the state of emergency seven weeks after it was initially declared in early April could trigger another wave of infections.

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