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  1. Japan is expected to announce a state of emergency in several parts of the country, including Tokyo,

    What does a state of emergency mean for Japan?

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to announce a state of emergency as soon as Tuesday in several parts of the country, including Tokyo, ...
  2. The coronavirus pandemic has shredded the sporting calendar, most notably forcing the postponement

    Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

    When the coronavirus outbreak forced organisers to cancel marathons in the Japanese city of Nagoya, they turned to tech to ease the ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus dis

    SoftBank CEO Son's coronavirus poll shows 80% favour state of emergency

    More than 80per cent of respondents to a Twitter poll initiated by SoftBank Group Corp's CEO Masayoshi Son would support a declaration of a state ...
  4. Team GB Homecoming Parade - Leeds

    Champion rower decides postponed Tokyo Games are a step too far

    British Olympic rowing gold medallist Tom Ransley announced his retirement on Friday after deciding the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to ...
  5. A journalist raises her hand to ask a question to Japan's SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive

    SoftBank's Son tests state of emergency appetite via Twitter poll

    SoftBank Group Corp founder and CEO Masayoshi Son on Friday began polling his Twitter followers over whether a state of emergency should be ...
  6. 2018 Asian Games

    Athletics: Tokyo 2020 delay a blessing in disguise for India's Chopra

    Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will have to wait another year before chasing India's first Olympic track and field medal in Tokyo but the delay may ...
  7. Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, is seen from Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi prefecture

    Japanese panel warns any possible eruption of Mt Fuji could paralyse Tokyo

    A Japanese government panel has said any major eruption of Mount Fuji would rain so much ash on the capital Tokyo that its transportation network ...
  8. A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),

    Line survey finds 7% of users in Tokyo have at least one coronavirus symptom

    A survey of Line Corp's chat app users in Tokyo and neighbouring prefectures in partnership with Japan's health ministry found 7.1 per cent of ...
  9. Passersby wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19

    Japan 'not planning' a coronavirus emergency but entry bans loom

    Japan has no plan to declare a state of emergency from April, its top government spokesman said on Monday, seeking to dispel mounting fears a ...