Search result for JAPAN CORONAVIRUS
- Japan’s state-run centers to give COVID-19 vaccines under ages 18 - 64.
- The centers in Tokyo and Osaka were set up last month by the Defense Ministry.
- The ministry last week expanded the scope to accept people from ...
- Tokyo may be under a quasi-state of emergency during the Olympics.
- Tokyo has been under a stricter state of emergency since late April.
- The government is now however planning to lift the emergency in most of the prefectur...
- Japan’s wholesale prices rose by 4.9 percent in May.
- In April, wholesale prices increased 3.8 percent.
- Wholesale prices of petroleum and coal products surged 53.5 percent from a year earlier.
- COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency to be lifted from 3 prefectures.
- Restrictions in Gunma, Ishikawa and Kumamoto prefecture are expected to be lifted by the weekend.
- The government is likely to make a similar call on five ...
- Japan’s economy shrank in Jan-March period by 3.9 percent.
- Real gross domestic product contracted 1.0 percent from the previous quarter.
- Government spending dropped 1.1 percent.
- Capital expenditure decrea...
- Japan to study effect of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on its citizens.
- The study is targeted for around 1,500 people separated into two groups.
- The government also plans to conduct similar studies on Moderna Inc. and A...
- Tokyo stocks end higher over COVID-19 inoculations.
- The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 131.80 points, or 0.46 percent.
- Topix index of all First Section issues on the TSE finished 16.15 points, or 0.84 percent.
- Japan govt. downgraded economic assessment as consumption dampens.
- The extended state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic has led to the downgrade assessment.
- Private consumption in April has shown a weak ton...
- Japan imposes stricter steps on arrivals from Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka.
- The countries have seen surging infections due to the new coronavirus variant.
- Japanese nationals arriving from these countries will be requir...
- Japan’s economy fell by 4.6 percent in FY 2020 over pandemic.
- GDP in the January-March period shrank an annualized real 5.1 percent from the previous quarter.
- Exports of goods and services plummeted 10.4 percent.
- Tokyo stocks open low on Monday trading; Nikkei falls.
- The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 330.64 points, or 1.18 percent.
- The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the TSE was down 6.80 points, or 0.3...
- Japan planning to inoculate children between 12 & 15 against COVID-19.
- Japan has so far authorized vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE.
- The details of the plan if the children can receive free shots with ...
- Japan govt. outstanding long-term debt to reach $9.12 trillion.
- The debt is said to be the worst among developed countries.
- The Japan parliament passed the budget for fiscal 2021, with a record 106.61 trillion yen. ...
- Japan’s Dentsu Group reports net loss of $1.5 billion in fiscal 2020.
- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, its advertising business slumped.
- In 2020, sales fell 10.4 percent to 939.24 billion yen.
- The company...
- No pay for Tokyo Medical Uni. employees over COVID-19 leaves.
- The employees won’t be paid if the leave was caused by "inappropriate behavior".
- The employees have however raised concerns over the arbitrary ...
- Japan Govt. to make guidelines for the transportation of COVID-19 vaccines.
- The govt. said that the first batch of the Pfizer vaccine could arrive by Sunday.
- Japan is said to receive vaccine doses for around 157 million p...
- Japan PM announces to spend $11 billion for coronavirus subsidies.
- The central govt. will disburse the money from reserve funds for fiscal 2020.
- Around 880.2 billion yen will be given to local municipalities to aid restau...
- Shimadzu Corp. sells test kits to detect coronavirus on inanimate surfaces.
- The test kit can identify the virus in about 100 minutes.
- The company said that each kit can conduct 100 tests and costs 302,500 yen ($2,800).
- Japan's economic key index fell by 1.2 points in December 2020.
- The leading index of economic conditions declined 1.2 points to 94.9 in December.
- The economy reportedly had the largest fall in seven months in Dec...
- Japan Health Ministry reports less than 1% of people had COVID-19 antibodies.
- The govt. conducted tests of about 15,000 individuals at the end of 2020.
- Five prefectures participated in the antibodies test.
- In T...