Tuesday, November 24

Tag: Japan

Explainer: ‘Lockdown’, Japan-style: Pressure to conform, not penalties for non-compliance

Explainer: ‘Lockdown’, Japan ...

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus, giving governors stronger legal authority to urge people to stay home and businesses to close. Pedestrians wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus d... ...
Trump to nominate Hudson Institute CEO Weinstein to be U.S. ambassador to Japan – White House

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate Kenneth Weinstein, chief executive officer of the Hudson Institute think tank, as ambassador to Japan, the White House said on Friday. Weinstein is chairman of the board of governors of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, which i... ...
Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Factbox: Latest on the spread of the cor ...

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(Reuters) - Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 54,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally showed on Friday, as death tolls soared in the United States and western Europe while the world economy nosedived. FILE PHOTO: Fake blood is seen in test tubes labelled with ... ...
Japan’s Abe unveils ‘massive’ coronavirus stimulus worth 20% of GDP

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged on Monday to roll out an unprecedented economic stimulus package, equal to 20% of economic output, as his government vowed to take “all steps” to battle deepening fallout from the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows less than ...