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Japanese local police chief issued an off-duty driver’s license
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Japanese local police chief issued an off-duty driver’s license

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, the Fukui Prefectural Police Chief in the city center received a traffic ticket for making an illegal right turn during the suspension of work in May. Ryota Seijo admitted the traffic violation and paid a fine of 7,000 yen ($65). The Metropolitan Police Department announced in a prefectural police announcement, "I apologize as the chief officer in charge of (traffic violation) enforcement." According to police, in May, Seijo was driving in Fukui City to go shopping and turn at a place where no right turn was allowed. Police refused to reveal specific locations and dates of traffic violations for privacy reasons. Prefectural police usually use official vehicles with drivers for commuting.
Japan will further relax the rules caused by viruses at big events as planned
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Japan will further relax the rules caused by viruses at big events as planned

According to the government's minister in charge of countermeasures against coronavirus, Japan plans to relax the rules of holding a big event from Friday and increase the maximum number of people in indoor venues to 5000. Minister for Economic Recovery Yasutoshi Nishimura said the government's expert committee has approved a plan to take a step further from the emergency, given that anti-virus measures will be taken. Shigeru Omi (C), a member of the new anti-coronavirus headquarters of the Japanese government, will speak at the first general meeting held in Tokyo on July 6, 2020. R) also participated. (Joint) From Friday, the number of people allowed to gather in indoor venues for sporting events and music concerts will increase from the current 1,000 t...
One-third of Japanese parents delay vaccination of children in fear of the virus
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One-third of Japanese parents delay vaccination of children in fear of the virus

Approximately one-third of Japanese parents postponed vaccination of children during a pandemic of the new coronavirus, threatened by infectious diseases, a nonprofit study said Monday. .. A total of 33% of parents surveyed delayed vaccination of their children. Some parents have mentioned ways to prevent the spread of the virus by refraining from going out from early April to the end of May in an emergency. Knows VPD, according to the NPO! Protect children. VPD is a preventable vaccine. The group promotes various vaccinations to protect children from diseases such as hepatitis B, measles and polio. The organization said, "Parents are not well informed that vaccination is not considered non-essential," and asked parents not to hesitate to get the vaccine. ...
Fujitsu halves office space in the virus for remote work
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Fujitsu halves office space in the virus for remote work

In a new coronavirus pandemic, Fujitsu announced Monday that it would halve its office space in Japan by March 2023, as many of its 80,000 employees would require working in remote areas. Japanese high-tech companies have joined other major businesses such as Hitachi, Toshiba and Sony to expand the telecommuting arrangements that are being introduced more and more domestically to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection. A disease caused by a virus. (NurPhoto / Getty / joint) Since February, when the virus has spread, Fujitsu has been able to reduce the number of non-factory workers commuting to the factory by approximately 80%. You can also save money by terminating part of your office space rental agreement. The company plans to expand its satellite offic...
The latest outbreak of coronavirus: July 6, 2020
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The latest outbreak of coronavirus: July 6, 2020

The latest information from Japan on the epidemic of coronavirus is as follows. The Nakanoshima Children's Book Forest, a library designed and donated by renowned architect Tadao Ando, ​​opened on July 5, 2020 in Osaka. (Joint) Monday, July 6 as of 2 pm (Japan time) The border between Australia's two most populous states, New South Wales and Victoria, Closes for the first time during a coronavirus pandemicState officials said Monday after a sustained surge of virus cases in the capital of Victoria, Melbourne.
New support center for foreign residents in Japan opens
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New support center for foreign residents in Japan opens

On Monday, Japan opened a new support center in Tokyo for foreign residents of new countries to advise on employment, visa, law and humanitarian issues. As the Japanese government shifts to accept more foreign workers under the new visa system launched in April last year, there will be a move to address the severe labor shortage amid a declining population. of Foreign Resident Support Center There are eight public offices on the first floor of the building in front of JR Yotsuya Station in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo. “We hope to share the know-how gained by each organization to provide the best support to foreign residents,” said Justice Minister Masako Mori, who heads the center. The eight organizations include the Immigration Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ...
Floods in southwestern Japan continue to rescue people, causing more rain
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Floods in southwestern Japan continue to rescue people, causing more rain

Kumamoto Prefecture, which was devastated by the floods, had a lot of rain on Monday, and search and rescue operations for missing persons who were hit by the floods on weekends continued in Southwest Japan. Twenty-five people have already been confirmed dead, 17 could be dead, and 11 remain unexplained after a torrential rain hit the region early Saturday, according to local authorities. .. About 1,500 people were evacuated to 86 evacuation centers in the prefecture by Sunday afternoon due to landslides and floods caused by downpour, roads being cut off, and many houses without water or electricity remaining. "I was worried because the river's water level suddenly rose due to the rain on Saturday. I don't know what will happen to the rain today," said Shoko Mat...
Residents mourn the victims of the 2018 Western Japan heavy rain
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Residents mourn the victims of the 2018 Western Japan heavy rain

Locals and the families of the victims met on Monday to celebrate the second anniversary of the heavy floods and landslides caused by the torrential rain in western Japan, which claimed 296 lives. As the coronavirus pandemic continued, memorial ceremonies were held in Hiroshima and Okayama Prefecture to commemorate the worst rain disaster in decades, and the number of participants in the venue was limited and the social distance was far. This event also happened because more than 20 people died in Kumamoto Prefecture in southwestern Japan from the beginning of Saturday after a heavy rain, followed by a heavy flood. Mayor Matsui of Asada-ku, Hiroshima City said, "We will strive to ensure the safety and security of citizens' lives," and vowed to increase resistanc...
Koike re-elected as Governor of Tokyo, vows to strengthen antivirus
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Koike re-elected as Governor of Tokyo, vows to strengthen antivirus

Governor Yuriko Koike in Tokyo won the second landslide victory on Sunday, vowed to "tightly respond" to the potential second wave of the new coronavirus epidemic, and new cases increased again in the capital And recently, it exceeds 100. Despite running without the support of the party, she won about 3.66 million votes, up from about 2.91 million votes in her last 2016 governor's election and about Naoki Inose's votes in 2012. This was the second most voted vote after 4.33 million. "I will protect the lives and livelihoods of Tokyo citizens from coronaviruses and devise economic strategies," Koike told reporters at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Monday, outlining the goals for the second term. Prime Minister Koike met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to dis...