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Japanese Governor Calls Government to Increase Coronavirus Emergency Grants
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Japanese Governor Calls Government to Increase Coronavirus Emergency Grants

On Saturday, the Japanese prefectural governor urged the central government to increase the amount of temporary grants it provides to fund various measures against the coronavirus pandemic. As the number of infections has skyrocketed again in Japan, the US Governor's Board has submitted a request to increase the total trillion yen ($28 billion) in the urgent proposal adopted at the online conference on measures against coronaviruses. .. The prefectural governors of Japan will hold an online conference on August 8, 2020 to discuss measures against coronavirus pandemics. (Joint) The grant will be used as part of efforts to stop the spread of the virus, such as measures to improve medical capabilities and support for businesses such as bars and restaurants that w...
Tokyo records 429 new cases of coronavirus infection
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Tokyo records 429 new cases of coronavirus infection

On Saturday, Tokyo reported 429 new cases of coronavirus infection, surpassing the 400 mark for the second consecutive day. This number brought the cumulative total of Japan's capital to 15,536, reflecting the recent revival of the infection. On August 7, 2020, people wearing face masks in the coronavirus's new pandemic walk in the spectacular sun in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo. (Joint) After recording 472 records on August 1st, daily numbers in Tokyo have risen in August. The daily figures released by the capital reflect the latest totals reported by the health authorities and medical institutions in the capital. The metropolitan government has raised its alertness against the pandemic of viruses to the highest level among the four levels of ...
Japan’s summer vacation begins quietly in the urge to avoid travel
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Japan’s summer vacation begins quietly in the urge to avoid travel

Japan's summer holiday season began quietly on Saturdays, when train stations and airports were not overcrowded as local governments asked residents to avoid travel to prevent the coronavirus from worsening. Some Shinkansen bullet trains were only 5 percent full of unreserved seats, and the maximum fare was limited to 70 percent. This is well above the 100 percent normally found on the first day of Japan's Obon holidays. On August 8, 2020, station staff (R) distributed disinfection sheets to passengers at the Shinkansen platform at JR Tokyo Station, and while the new coronavirus was widespread, the locals headed to the locals to spend their summer vacation. .. (Joint) A 49-year-old man, who was using the Shinkansen from Osaka to Fukuoka, said, "To be hone...
Saizeriya Restaurant in Japan “Develops” Face Mask to Wear When Eating
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Saizeriya Restaurant in Japan “Develops” Face Mask to Wear When Eating

On Friday, Japanese restaurant chain operator Saizeriya announced that it had "developed" a face mask for eating and drinking. How the Italian restaurant chain announced Youtube video At a press conference attended by President Kazunari Horino, a technique like folding folding origami is used to combine existing masks with regular paper napkins. A combined photo taken in Tokyo on August 7, 2020, shows a face mask released by the casual Italian restaurant Saizeriya for eating and drinking in fear of coronavirus infections. (Joint)
The latest outbreak of coronavirus: August 8, 2020
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The latest outbreak of coronavirus: August 8, 2020

The latest information from Japan on the outbreak of coronaviruses is as follows. On August 7, 2020, people wearing face masks in a new coronavirus pandemic walk under the bright sun near JR Tokyo Station. (Joint) Saturday, August 8 1:00 pm (Japan time) Number confirmed New cases of coronavirus in Africa exceed 1 millionThe World Health Organization revealed on Friday that the death toll now exceeds 22,000.
Japanese company planning space debris removal with satellite laser
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Japanese company planning space debris removal with satellite laser

A Japanese company recently announced that it will develop a satellite that uses a laser beam to clean the debris of a floating space, with the aim of launching the service in 2026. Satellite communications company Sky Perfect JSAT Corp. said the project will be the first to use a laser beam to remove space debris such as non-functioning satellites and rocket sections. The accompanying image shows a satellite using a laser beam to clean debris in a floating space. (Photo courtesy of Sky Perfect JSAT Corp.) The company said the supposed satellite would irradiate a debris fragment with a laser beam from a distance to change its orbit and fall into the Earth's atmosphere and burn out. This method is also very economical, as the laser beam provides a safe option...
Self-driving amphibious vehicle tried in East Japan
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Self-driving amphibious vehicle tried in East Japan

A town in Gunma Prefecture in northwestern Tokyo will start trial use of an autonomous amphibious tour bus in winter to facilitate tourism and facilitate the future transportation of goods. According to the town of Naganohara, this will be the first such trial in the world. The amphibious tour bus started manned driving around Yamba Dam last month. According to the institute, project teams such as Saitama Institute of Technology will conduct two years of research and development and aim for commercialization in five years. In the year ending March next year, a budget of about 250 million yen ($2.36 million) will be secured with the support of the Nippon Foundation. According to the institute, engineers will need to develop new sensors for vehicles, making the...
Japan, Britain widely agree on post-Brexit trade agreement
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Japan, Britain widely agree on post-Brexit trade agreement

Japan and the UK loosely agreed on a free trade agreement on Friday, with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Mogi at the stage where companies remain under existing bilateral tariff agreements after the UK's exit from the EU transition period ended at the end of the year. Said to set. The trade agreements that each country broke in about two months mainly reproduce the conditions of the EU-Japan Agreement that came into effect in February 2019. Japan and the United Kingdom aim to complete domestic approval procedures and implement the agreement in January, when the United Kingdom will no longer be included in the Bloc trade agreement.
Fear increases due to heat exhaustion during summer class in a virus
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Fear increases due to heat exhaustion during summer class in a virus

Teachers and education officials pay special attention to the risk of heat stroke this summer as many schools across the country shorten their summer holidays, open more classes than usual, and make up for the new pandemic closure of the coronavirus. Are calling to the students. At the press conference, Minister of Education Koichi Hagida said, "Wearing a mask has the effect of suppressing the spread of (viruses), but I would like to prioritize (school) measures against heat fatigue." As the temperature has risen sharply these days, the central government issued a heatstroke warning on Tokyo and two surrounding prefectures on Thursday. This is the first warning since the launch of the new system in July. In June, the Ministry of Education instructed the prefect...
Japan and beyond: Photo Week-August 1-7
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Japan and beyond: Photo Week-August 1-7

Here are some news photos taken by Kyodo News photographers this week in Japan. On August 1, 2020, at the Nagashima Spa Land Amusement Park in Kuwana City, Mie Prefecture, wear a mask in a coronavirus pandemic and go down the waterslide. (Joint) The photograph on August 1, 2020 shows a T-shirt Japanese face mask and Shinzo Abe It is on display at a store in the Asakusa sightseeing spot in Tokyo. (Joint) On August 1, 2020, at the opening ceremony of the World Cosplay Summit held in Nagoya on August 1, 2020, cosplayers wore face shields while the novel coronavirus spread on August 1, 2020. (Joint) The picture taken on August 2, 2020 is Yatsushiro flood-affected city After a torrential rain in July, in Kumamoto prefecture ...