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STATE OF EMERGENCY

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JAPAN
May 25, 2020
Japan cautiously lifts last of virus emergency controls
The government's decision to lift the declaration highlights its strong desire to revive the nation's faltering economy as quickly as possible.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 25, 2020
Tokyo reports eight COVID-19 cases as state of emergency lifted
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed eight coronavirus cases on Monday as the central government announced the complete lifting of the state of emergency.
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JAPAN / ANALYSIS
May 25, 2020
Japan sidestepped COVID-19's worst, so what now?
The number of reported cases accounts for roughly 0.01 percent of the nation's population, but the chance of a second wave remains ever present.
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JAPAN
May 25, 2020
Japanese government panel says time right to lift emergency in five prefectures
The Japanese government was set to end its nationwide state of emergency by lifting the order for Tokyo, its surrounding areas and Hokkaido on Monday.
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JAPAN
May 23, 2020
Delivery of ¥46.6 billion 'Abenomasks' resumes in 34 prefectures
The two-mask packages will start arriving in areas yet to receive them, even though the majority now have zero or few infections.
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JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
May 23, 2020
It's every family for itself as coronavirus spreads within households
Local governments are making arrangements with hotels to house persons with mild symptoms so that they can avoid passing the virus on to families.
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JAPAN
May 23, 2020
Tokyo confirms two new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday
Tokyo reported two new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, the lowest daily figure in months, NHK and other media reported on Saturday.
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JAPAN
May 23, 2020
Aichi and Mie governors urge continued restraint on cross-prefectural travel
“I want everyone to be strict about refraining from unnecessary travel back and forth to other prefectures,” Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 23, 2020
Japan likely to completely lift coronavirus state of emergency on Monday
Government expected to end measures in Tokyo, Hokkaido, Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama prefectures as COVID-19 cases continues to fall.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 22, 2020
Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo residents ambivalent about lifting emergency
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also offered praise for the business-minded 'Osaka model' Gov. Hirofumi Yoshimura drafted to bounce back from the virus.
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JAPAN
May 22, 2020
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike reveals restart plan as end of emergency looms
Three-stage plan will see business and facilities gradually encouraged to extend operating hours and crowd capacity as infections are monitored.
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JAPAN
May 21, 2020
Kansai sees end to virus state of emergency, but Tokyo area must wait
Experts caution that the rolling back of measures introduced by the emergency declaration does not mean the virus has disappeared.
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JAPAN
May 21, 2020
Tokyo hits target for lifting virus curbs as weekly cases dip below 70
Experts have been closely watching whether the spread of infection has fallen below 0.5 new cases per 100,000 people over a seven day period.
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JAPAN
May 21, 2020
Kanagawa announces virus alert criteria for when emergency ends
The prefecture confirmed 18 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, the first in double digits in four days, while Tokyo reported five.
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JAPAN
May 20, 2020
Japan to lift state of emergency for Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo this week
Japan is set to lift a state of emergency in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo later this week as the number of new coronavirus infections in each of the three prefectures has remained low, while the emergency declaration will be kept intact for the Tokyo area and Hokkaido, government officials said Wednesday.
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JAPAN
May 17, 2020
People step out for first weekend after Japan partially lifts virus emergency
Restaurants and shopping streets enjoyed a semblance of normalcy for the first time in over a month.
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JAPAN / View from Osaka
May 16, 2020
Can Osaka's governor inspire change before he gets 'hammered down'?
There are several reasons, some unique to Osaka and the Kansai region, that account for the governor's newfound popularity.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 15, 2020
Kansai fears virus relapse as Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo blaze own trails
Despite regional concerns in Kansai, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo are going their own way on reviving their economies amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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BUSINESS
May 15, 2020
Japan industry groups offer guidance on how to coexist with COVID-19
The guidelines offer a glimpse into how firms might survive as their customers adopt what's been dubbed a 'new lifestyle.'
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JAPAN
May 15, 2020
Tokyo unveils plan to reopen while preventing second virus wave
The city will closely monitor daily cases, untraceable cases and the infection rate from week to week.

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