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- Japan plans to increase COVID-19 vaccine immunization rates.
- The govt. plans to allow commuters to get vaccinated near their workplaces or schools.
- The priority shots for elderly residents are currently underway in Japan....
- Tokyo marked the 100 days to go Olympics and Paralympics.
- Tokyo Gov. pledged to deliver a “wonderful” Olympics.
- The Olympics will be followed by the Paralympics from Aug. 24 to Sept. 5.
- Athletes wil...
- Japan’s nuclear regulator bans TEPCO from restarting its plant.
- TEPCO has been barred from transporting nuclear fuel stored at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant in Niigata Prefecture.
- The corrective measure is expected ...
- Japan govt. to release treated radioactive water into the sea.
- The treated water is said to not pose safety concerns to humans or the environment.
- TEPCO expects to run out of storage capacity as early as fall next year.
- Japan begins COVID-19 inoculation of elderly people from Monday.
- Japan govt. is planning to secure vaccine shots for roughly 36 million people aged 65 or older.
- Local governments in at least 39 prefectures are scheduled t...
- Japan govt. is expected to release radioactive wastewater into the sea.
- The fishing industry has however repeatedly opposed to the idea.
- The decision for the same is expected to be made in the near future at a meeting of ...
- Japan raised its aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40%.
- The govt. has initially targeted to slash emissions by 26% by 2030.
- The govt. also plans to increase the use of natural gas power plants.
- The govt...
- Britain’s CVC Capital likely to buyout Toshiba Corp. in a private deal.
- The terms of the deal will be discussed between the two companies and also the government.
- Toshiba received the initial proposal by CVC on Tues...
- Japan adds 3 new countries under border controls for COVID-19.
- Border controls on travellers from Spain, Finland and Ontario has been added to the list.
- The travellers from these areas will have to undergo quarantine once...
- Japan likely to deploy F-35B fighter jet to an ASDF base.
- The deployment of the aircraft is aimed to check China’s maritime assertiveness around the area.
- However, uncertainty remains over the local community consen...
- 3 Japanese prefectures decide to take stricter virus measures.
- Osaka, Hyogo and Miyagi prefecture have seen resurgence in new COVID-19 infections.
- The new measures will be implemented from April 5 to May 5.
- Japan parliament approved agreement on cost sharing to host U.S forces.
- Japan will bear $1.83 billion starting from April as host nation support.
- The amount covers expenses for approximately 55,000 U.S military personnel....
- 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 passes bill to tighten regulations on foreigners purchasing land.
- Japan Cabinet approved a bill on the same on Friday.
- The government aims to turn the bill into law during the current Diet session through June. ...
- Japan govt. passed a budget of $976 billion for fiscal 2021.
- The amount would be used to mitigate the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
- Part of the budget will also be used in rising social security and defense costs...
- Resurge in COVID-19 cases in Europe leads Tokyo stocks to end low.
- The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average closed down 590.40 points.
- The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the TSE finished 42.90 points. ...
- Japan’s suicide rate among school children increased the most in 2020.
- In 2020 number of suicides among school children came up to 499.
- The rate of suicide was far higher among high school girls, i.e 140.
- Japan likely to make inbound travellers undergo COVID-19 test a requirement.
- 24 designated countries are currently required to take additional testing three days after entering Japan.
- Japan tightened border controls on tr...
- Japan’s CPI falls by 0.4 percent in February 2021.
- Nationwide core consumer prices declined 0.6 percent in January.
- Electricity and gas bills sagged 7.8 percent and 6.2 percent in February 2021.
- Gasoline prices ...
- BOJ decides to continue monetary easing in 2-day policy meeting.
- BOJ dropped its annual target of buying $55 billion in exchange-traded funds.
- Yields will now be allowed to move up or down by around 0.25 percentage point ...