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  1. Child, wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of coronavirus, uses hand sanitizer at

    Commentary: Japan’s two-month-long school closure is not a pretty sight

    Japan is on the cusp of considering reopening schools nationwide but would do better by focusing on ramping up online learning, says Yuka Hasegawa.
  2. FILE PHOTO: Evenly sized cut pieces of ivories for making 'hanko' or carved name seals ar

    To push telework, Japan taking another look at ancient 'seal' custom

    With efforts to promote telecommuting lagging despite the coronavirus crisis, Japan is taking another look at an ancient custom that stubbornly ...
  3. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo

    Japan promises swift COVID-19 payouts, starting in May

    Japan on Friday said it hope to start distributing coronavirus relief payments next month, after extending a state of emergency nationwide and ...
  4. Police officers wearing protective face masks patrol on the street

    Japan urges citizens to isolate as reports warn of 400,000 COVID-19 deaths

    Japan urged its citizens on Wednesday to stay home, as media reports warned that as many as 400,000 of them could die of the coronavirus without ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Japan

    Japan's Abe pressed to pay out more cash as coronavirus hits economy

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is under pressure to take bolder steps to soften the economic blow of the coronavirus, with calls from his ...
  6. FILE PHOTO:  Spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Japan

    Japan PM Abe criticised as tone deaf after lounge-at-home Twitter video

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday prompted an angry response from some Twitter users after sharing a video of himself lounging on a ...
  7. A woman walks in an underground shopping mall Tokyo

    Trains full on first day of Japan's COVID-19 emergency, but some shops shut

    Commuters heading to work packed into trains in the Japanese capital on Wednesday, the first day of a state of emergency aimed at containing the ...
  8. A man walks past on a nearly empty street in a snow fall during a coronavirus disease outbreak in T

    Commentary: Japan hasn’t declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. That’s bad news

    Amid growing calls for a Tokyo lockdown, Japanese leaders have ruled out that option and demurred from declaring a state of emergency. Such ...