Giant panda cub born at zoo in western Japan

National Nov 23, 2020

Giant panda cub born at zoo in western Japan

A male giant panda cub has been born at a zoo in Adventure World in Wakayama Prefecture, the leisure facility said. The panda is 20.5 centimeters long and weighs 157 grams, the facility in the town of Shirahama said Sunday. It is the 17th panda ...

Health hotlines in Japan flooded with coronavirus test requests

National Feb 17, 2020

Health hotlines in Japan flooded with coronavirus test requests

As the new coronavirus threatens to spread through Japan, hotlines for virus-related consultations are being flooded with requests from concerned people who want to be tested. While some government authorities have taken steps to handle the situation, including by adding telephone capacity, others are expected ...