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Office cluster pushes Tokyo coronavirus cases to one-and-half-month high, governor says

24 Jun 2020

TOKYO The daily number of new coronavirus cases in Tokyo climbed to 55 on Wednesday, Governor Yuriko Koike said, the highest tally in 1-1/2 months after a cluster of infections was found at an unnamed office in the Japanese capital. | Video

Toshiba plans to sell down Kioxia stake, return much of proceeds to shareholders

22 Jun 2020

TOKYO Japan's Toshiba Corp said on Monday it planned to sell down its 40.2% stake in flash memory chips firm Kioxia Holdings and will return a majority of the net proceeds to shareholders.

Man arrested over deadly 2019 arson at Japan's Kyoto Animation

27 May 2020

TOKYO A Japanese man suspected of killing 36 people and injuring dozens in an arson attack at an animation studio last July was arrested on Wednesday after spending 10 months in hospital for treatment.

Japanese face 'new normal' after coronavirus emergency lifted

26 May 2020

TOKYO A day after Japan ended its state of emergency, Tokyo residents took to the streets with a mixture of relief and trepidation as they prepared for a "new normal" of living with the novel coronavirus.

Japanese face 'new normal' after coronavirus emergency lifted

26 May 2020

TOKYO A day after Japan ended its state of emergency, Tokyo residents took to the streets with a mixture of relief and trepidation as they prepared for a "new normal" of living with the novel coronavirus.

Ninety-one crew have virus on Italian liner in Nagasaki

24 Apr 2020

TOKYO As many as 91 crew of an Italian cruise ship docked in the Japanese port of Nagasaki are infected with coronavirus, officials said on Friday, as questions persist over how they might return to their home countries.

Italian cruise ship in Japan has 48 coronavirus cases

23 Apr 2020

TOKYO Nearly 50 out of over 600 crew members on an Italian cruise ship docked for repairs in Japan's Nagasaki have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising concern about the strain on the city's hospitals if conditions worsen for those infected.

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