Biography of the Author Michiyo Ishida

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Michiyo Ishida

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Local businesses in Japan struggle as foreign spectators barred from Tokyo Olympics
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    Local businesses in Japan struggle as foreign spectators barred from Tokyo Olympics

    No foreign spectators will be allowed at the Olympic Games in Tokyo this July. The ban comes as a huge blow for local businesses, which are ...
  2. Countdown to Tokyo Olympics begins with torch relay amid COVID-19 | Video
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    Countdown to Tokyo Olympics begins with torch relay amid COVID-19 | Video

    The Olympic torch is on its way around Japan, marking the start of a four month countdown to the summer Games in Tokyo. Organisers say they were ...
  3. Tokyo Olympics torch relay to begin in Fukushima | Video
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    Tokyo Olympics torch relay to begin in Fukushima | Video

    The Tokyo Olympics torch relay will begin on Thursday (Mar 25) in Fukushima, as a nod to the region's recovery 10 years after the earthquake and ...
  4. COVID-19 emergency in Tokyo region deals blow to Japan's local tourism industry | Video
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    COVID-19 emergency in Tokyo region deals blow to Japan's local tourism industry | Video

    Businesses across Japan are awaiting the return of tourists from the Tokyo area, counting down the days until a COVID-19 state of emergency in the ...
  5. Residents affected by 2011 disaster in Japan still trying to rebuild | Video
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    Residents affected by 2011 disaster in Japan still trying to rebuild | Video

    Japan is marking a decade since an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster killed thousands of people in 2011. For some of those living in the ...
  6. Teachers, students of nursery school in Japan's quake-hit Miyagi remember disaster, 10 years on | Video
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    Teachers, students of nursery school in Japan's quake-hit Miyagi remember disaster, 10 years on | Video

    When the massive quake and tsunami rocked Japan 10 years ago, Miyagi prefecture was one of the hardest-hit areas. Ahead of the anniversary of the ...
  7. Fukushima businesses push ahead to switch to other energy sources, a decade after nuclear disaster | Video
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    Fukushima businesses push ahead to switch to other energy sources, a decade after nuclear disaster | Video

    A decade after a massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan triggered the world’s worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, the operator of the ...
  8. Fukushima museum marks 2011 quake and tsunami with exhibition showcasing items from disaster zones | Video
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    Fukushima museum marks 2011 quake and tsunami with exhibition showcasing items from disaster zones | Video

    It is almost a decade to the day the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Japan. To remember the disaster, a museum in Fukushima is holding an ...
  9. Japan steps up efforts to bring down barriers for elderly visitors, tourists with disabilities | Video
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    Japan steps up efforts to bring down barriers for elderly visitors, tourists with disabilities | Video

    From hospitality helpers to wheelchair-friendly facilities, efforts to support barrier-free tourism for the elderly and people with special needs ...
  10. COVID-19 resurgence dampens Christmas in Japan | Video
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    COVID-19 resurgence dampens Christmas in Japan | Video

    Tokyo is gearing up for the year-end festivities, but this year’s Christmas celebrations in the capital will be a muted affair due to the COVID-19 ...