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Prime Minister Abe does not say health is healthy after reporting blood vomiting
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Prime Minister Abe does not say health is healthy after reporting blood vomiting

The Japanese government spokesman denied Tuesday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was ill, in response to a weekly magazine report that he had bled in his office in July. "There is nothing wrong with his health," Suga said at a news conference. "I meet (with Abe) every day and he's effectively focused on his duties." Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe closes his eyes at a meeting between the government and the LDP-led ruling coalition in Tokyo on August 3, 2020. (Joint) The latest edition of Flash, a weekly magazine that hit the newsstand on Tuesday, pointed out that Prime Minister Abe was rumored to have bled on July 6 and that his schedule had been inactive for about five hours in the afternoon. Abe's health has been the focus of attention since the sud...
Japanese international school teachers are exempted from COVID-19 entry ban
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Japanese international school teachers are exempted from COVID-19 entry ban

The Japanese government said Tuesday that it allowed foreigners to teach at international schools and their families, with the exception of the travel ban imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Mogi said at a press conference that first-time enrollment and re-enrollment by international school teachers was considered a "special circumstance" to protect children's right to education, and they would find a successor in Japan. Is difficult. The photos taken on March 30, 2020 in the international arrivals lobby at Tokyo's Haneda Airport show most of the international flights canceled due to the coronavirus epidemic. Japan has recently banned foreigners visiting most of the United States, China, South Korea and Europe from e...
7,600 Facebook accounts stolen on fraud
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7,600 Facebook accounts stolen on fraud

According to a cyber security company, Japanese Facebook user account details are stolen by scammers and stored on Russian-based servers. According to the government-related information processing promotion organization, domestic users started receiving videos from the accounts impersonating friends on social media sites since late June. The photo provided shows a message requesting confirmation of a video clip from an account impersonating a friend. (Names are pixelated for privacy reasons) (Joint) When accessed, the video link will direct the user to a fake website that mimics the Japanese Facebook login page. Here, your account information may be stolen as you type. Facebook Inc. has not confirmed the scale of the suspicious scam, but cybersecurity firm ...
In Japan with a cold-like symptom, 60% started working during a pandemic
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In Japan with a cold-like symptom, 60% started working during a pandemic

According to a recent survey, about 60% worked in Japan, which had cold-like symptoms during the first wave of the February-May coronavirus outbreak. Of the 1,226 people aged 20 to 79 living in Tokyo and the surrounding areas who responded to the survey, 82 had coronavirus-induced respiratory disease with fever and other cold-like symptoms. It may be an early sign of COVID-19. An online survey led by Masaki Machida, a senior researcher at Tokyo Medical University in mid-May, found that 62% of those who felt unwell felt that they got a job during this time, with 17% just going home or to a hospital. I went to. Commuters work in Tokyo on June 12, 2020 and wear face masks as they continue to worry about the novel coronavirus. (Joint)
Tokyo sees 309 new coronavirus cases
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Tokyo sees 309 new coronavirus cases

Officials said the city of Tokyo saw 309 new cases of the new coronavirus on Tuesday as fears of recurrent infections increased. The latest figure for the capital is the day after 258 new cases were confirmed. Daily figures released by local governments reflect the latest totals reported by health authorities and institutions.
Japanese war dead memorial service online while coronavirus is widespread
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Japanese war dead memorial service online while coronavirus is widespread

For the first time, the government will livestream the Japan's annual memorial service, which reminds of victims of World War II, for the first time on Tuesday as the coronavirus pandemic forced it to hold an event on a small scale. I said. On the 75th anniversary of the country's surrender, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has decided to reduce the number of participants from approximately 6,200 the previous year to a maximum of 1,400 as part of efforts to limit the spread by displaying the ceremony on its official YouTube account. Of the virus. The children have a lantern floating on the former Nakagawa River in Tokyo on August 15, 2019 to commemorate the death of more than 100,000 victims in the Great Tokyo air raid during World War II. .. On the...
One month after heavy rain in Kumamoto, reconstruction by virus was hindered
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One month after heavy rain in Kumamoto, reconstruction by virus was hindered

Recovery after the torrential rain that hit southwestern Japan was hampered by a lack of human resources in the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, 76 people died from the disaster and the remaining three were missing. In Kumamoto prefecture, which suffered the most damage, 65 people died, and 1,408 people lived in evacuation shelters as of Monday. More and more viruses. The virus in July was a 30-year-old public health nurse dispatched from Takamatsu in western Japan to Kumamoto to check the health status of residents who stayed in evacuation shelters, and a photographer in the 30s Jiji Press that dealt with natural disasters. On Tuesday, approximately 60 people mourned their lives in Kuma Village, Kumamoto Prefecture, and 25 died in the flooded river. “We wil...
Government views on Japan’s regional economy after the virus slump
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Government views on Japan’s regional economy after the virus slump

The Treasury raised Tuesday's overall assessment of Japan's local economy for the first time in almost three years, saying Tuesday it is showing signs of recovery from the pandemic of coronavirus, including increased consumption. The upward revision of the quarterly assessment for 11 regions in Japan since October 2017 has caused Tokyo and some other prefectures to impose restrictions on some businesses due to a recent virus epidemic. The outlook was uncertain. The local economy said, "Despite the difficult situation, it has stopped worsening recently. There are some signs of recovery." The ministry also upgraded individual assessments in all 11 regions. In a previous report released in April, the ministry said the local economy was in a "very difficult sit...
Latest Coronavirus Outbreak: August 4, 2020
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Latest Coronavirus Outbreak: August 4, 2020

The latest information from Japan on the outbreak of coronaviruses is as follows. On August 3, 2020, people are walking while a coronavirus spreads in a restaurant area in the Shimbashi area of ​​Tokyo. (Joint) So Tuesday, August 4th, 8am (Japan time) Republican President Donald Trump faces serious problems just three months before the election. Coronavirus pandemic shows resurgence in the US To what could still be the most obvious sign of his failure in addressing the public health crisis. As of 10:30 pm, Monday, August 3 (Japan time) Occupancy The number of beds dedicated to coronavirus patients has increased in 39 of 47 prefectures in Japan Sleeping rates for one week by July 29 exceed 30% in eight prefectures, and government data suggest th...
E. Chinese ship not seen near Japan’s islets in the China Sea, streak ends
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E. Chinese ship not seen near Japan’s islets in the China Sea, streak ends

According to officials of the Japan Coast Guard, the Chinese Coast Guard was not found near the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Monday and began appearing for 111 consecutive days. Four Chinese ships crossed the Sea of ​​Japan around Kojima on Sunday morning, leaving the region, and then further away as a typhoon approached, officials said. China has intensified its pressure on Japan by constantly sending vessels into and near Japan's territorial waters to challenge the status quo. The resource-rich desert islands are claimed by China and Taiwan, called the Diaoyu and Tiaoyutai, respectively. China sent a ship near the Senkaku Islands from April 14th to Sunday. This is the longest record since Tokyo came under national control in 2...