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- 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...
- JAL began COVID-19 vaccination for its employees.
- The airlines decided to begin administering shots at Tokyo's Haneda airport.
- JAL aims to inoculate about 36,000 group employees.
- JR East, Itochu Corp., univ...
- ANA began COVID-19 vaccination for its employees.
- They became the first Japanese firm known to start offering workplace vaccinations.
- ANA will focus on vaccinating about 10,000 employees.
- ANA has so far vaccina...
- Opposition party in Japan seeks extension of diet session by 3 months.
- The country’s main opposition party plans conduct further debate on the govt.'s COVID-19 response.
- The CDPJ's head of Diet affairs Jun A...
- Japan parliament to amend national referendum law.
- The revision in the law will makes it easier for citizens to vote.
- The revision also coincides with growing calls for the introduction of an emergency clause.
- 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...
- Opposition parties in Japan seek extension of parliament session.
- The opposition parties are asking more time to debate COVID-19 vaccination programs.
- They also wish to discuss whether to hold the Tokyo Olympics and Paral...
- Data breach in the organizing committee of Tokyo Olympics.
- It happened through unauthorized access to an information-sharing tool developed by Fujitsu Ltd.
- The leaked information included names, business titles, and affil...
- Japan likely to introduce a new long-range missile.
- The missile will be made available to be fired from vessels and fighter jets.
- Japan intends to enhance its standoff defense capabilities.
- Missiles for ships w...
- Phone app to check foreign visitors health in Tokyo Games budget halved.
- The total amount is now $34.7 million, following a decision to bar spectators from abroad.
- The number of overseas officials and workers at the games...
- Amusement parks, dept. stores, cinemas reopen in Tokyo, Osaka.
- Coronavirus restrictions on some businesses were partially eased.
- Dept. stores are now permitted to operate fully on weekdays with shortened business hours.
- Japan health ministry panel approves Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year olds.
- The panel also gave the green light to extending the vaccine's maximum storage period.
- Pfizer has been working with the Pharmaceuticals and Medi...
- BOJ’s total assets in fiscal 2020 rose to $6.5 trillion.
- Japanese government bonds were purchased massively as part of the ultraloose monetary policy.
- The total assets rose 604.48 trillion yen from the previous year...
- Tokyo to ask an extension of COVID-19 state of emergency.
- The infection rate in Tokyo has not subsided with the Olympics just two months away.
- Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is hoping the state of emergency to be extended beyond...
- 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...
- Tokyo stocks end high on Japan’s approval of vaccines.
- The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 219.58 points, or 0.78 percent.
- The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the TSE finished 8.77 points,...
- Sumitomo warned for leaking blueprints of SDF weapon to China.
- The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry issued the warnings on April 28 to the company.
- A subcontracted firm by Sumitomo Heavy leaked blueprints of a mili...
- Tokyo stocks open high on overnight gains on Wall Street.
- The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 124.69 points, or 0.44 percent.
- The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the TSE was up 4.59 points, or 0.24 ...
- Japan govt. to add Okinawa under COVID-19 state of emergency.
- Okinawa has been reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases.
- Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki requested the central govt. for the same.
- Okinawa is currently under...