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  • Tokyo , the capital of Japan, used primarily in non-English-speaking countries


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Tokyo's Disneyland resort reopens to visitors [Video]

Tokyo's Disneyland resort reopens to visitors

Tokyo Disney Resort welcomed visitors on Wednesday for the first time in four months after being closed due to the coronavirus, with fans practicing social distancing as they returned to see Mickey..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published
Human rights activists stage 'anti-China' protest in Tokyo [Video]

Human rights activists stage 'anti-China' protest in Tokyo

Several human rights activists of various nationalities staged a demonstration against China at Hachiko statue near Shibuya station in Tokyo. They held 'anti-China' placards during the protest.

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:09Published
Tokyo may need to reimpose its quarantine [Video]

Tokyo may need to reimpose its quarantine

Tokyo's new coronavirus cases climbed to 55 on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said, the highest tally in 1-1/2 months after a cluster of infections was found at an unnamed office in the Japanese..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published
Protests Worldwide Support 'Black Lives Matter' Movement [Video]

Protests Worldwide Support 'Black Lives Matter' Movement

LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands took to the streets across Europe and Australia on Saturday, as did hundreds in Tokyo and Seoul, in support of days of U.S. protests against police brutality. The rolling,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News [Video]

New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News

A Tokyo 2020 executive board member says they will need to monitor the global health situation until next spring to decide whether to hold the Summer Olympics next year. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published
Japan air force's flyover for medical workers [Video]

Japan air force's flyover for medical workers

The Japanese air force's aerobatic demonstration squadron, Blue Impulse, flew over central Tokyo on Friday (May 29) in a salute to medical workers on the frontline against the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published
'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach [Video]

'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach

IOC President Thomnas Bach says that they will take "all the necessary decisions at the right time" concerning the staging of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:06Published

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The United States is in talks with Japan about its concerns with U.S.-made Aegis Ashore air defense radar stations, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, after Tokyo suspended plans to deploy two of..
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Tokyo prosecutors: ex-justice minister, wife gave 1.7 million yen to buy votes

Tokyo prosecutors said in a statement on Thursday that ex-Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai and his wife, upper house lawmaker Anri, gave a total of 1.7 million yen to five people last year to help get..
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European lawmakers chide Japan over 'abduction' of children by a parent

European lawmakers lobbied by fathers who cannot see children taken by Japanese mothers urged Tokyo on Tuesday to combat the "abduction" of minors by one parent and change a law that does not recognise..
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China says it expressed grave concerns to Japan over Abe's HK remarks

China said on Wednesday it expressed grave concerns to Japan after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tokyo wants to take the lead among the Group of Seven nations to issue a statement about the..
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Jason Kenny tips wife Laura for British Olympic gold medal record

Jason Kenny expects wife Laura to claim most the Olympic gold medals by a Briton - even if he sets the record himself in Tokyo next year.
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Protests worldwide embrace 'Black Lives Matter' movement

Thousands took to the streets across Europe and Australia on Saturday, as did hundreds in Tokyo and Seoul, in support of days of U.S. protests against police brutality.
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Silent but cheerful, mannequins enforce social distancing at Tokyo bar

They may not be helping out with chants but complete with cheerleader uniforms and pom-poms, mannequins at one Tokyo bar are helping keep customers a safe - and cheerful - distance apart.
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Japan's Dentsu evacuates Tokyo HQ after bomb threat

Japan's largest advertising agency, Dentsu Group Corp, has evacuated its Tokyo headquarters after getting a bomb threat, an internal company email reviewed by Reuters showed on Friday.
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City of Tokyo issues stay-home alert after jump in new virus infections

The Tokyo government on Tuesday warned citizens to stay at home unless they had urgent business and to practise social distancing after recording 34 new coronavirus infections, the highest since early..
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Calm before the storm for Japan suicides as coronavirus ravages economy

The phones at the Tokyo suicide hotline start ringing as soon as it opens for its once-weekly overnight session. They don't stop until the lone volunteer fielding calls from hundreds of people yearning..
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Mission of Mercy: On duty at Japan's 'last-chance' hospital for coronavirus

Two paramedics jump out the back of an idling ambulance with Tokyo plates, carefully lowering an elderly woman on a stretcher. The patient, her small face covered with an oxygen mask, disappears behind..
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Japan may end Tokyo state of emergency as early as next week: PM

Japan may lift the state of emergency in Tokyo as early as next week if new coronavirus infections remain low, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, raising hopes that the world's third-largest..
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Tokyo top prosecutor quits, justice minister says, in blow to Japan's Abe

Tokyo's top prosecutor resigned on Thursday for gambling during Japan's coronavirus state of emergency, the justice minister said, in another blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose support has waned..
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Top Tokyo prosecutor offers to resign over reports of gambling

Japan's justice minister on Thursday said that Tokyo's top prosecutor had tendered his resignation earlier in the day following media reports that he had been gambling with acquaintances, flouting..
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Top Tokyo prosecutor set to resign, public broadcaster NHK says, citing source

The top Tokyo prosecutor is set to resign, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, in what is likely to be seen as a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Japan to lift emergency in western prefectures: NHK

Japan plans to lift the state of emergency in the western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo from the list of eight remaining ones but keeping curbs in Tokyo area and the northern island of..
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Japan's regions, companies emerge from virus emergency while Tokyo restrictions remain

Large parts of Japan marked the first day out of a state of emergency on Friday while major cities remained under coronavirus restrictions and new testing suggested that contagion in Tokyo was wider..
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Coronavirus: State of emergency lifted in most of Japan

Coronavirus infections fall in much of the country, but Tokyo and Osaka remain under emergency order.
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Japan lifts emergency in most areas but not in Tokyo, Osaka

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency in large parts of the country on Thursday but said it would remain in place in Tokyo until the novel coronavirus is contained.
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Japan lifts state of emergency in most areas; Tokyo stays on alert: PM Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency across a large part of the country on Thursday, but said the biggest urban centres of Tokyo and Osaka will remain under restrictions until..
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In Japan's elder-care homes, coronavirus tests limits of overstretched staff

At the Tokyo elder-care home where 27-year-old Yoshimu works, the coronavirus has stretched already tight staffing, leaving residents to sometimes sit longer in soiled diapers or to steal food from one..
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More than 90% of Tokyo hospital beds for COVID-19 patients filled: government

More than 90 percent of hospital beds secured for COVID-19 patients in Tokyo have already been occupied, the Japanese Health Ministry said on Sunday, underscoring the pressing need to curb the further..
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How lax rules, missed warnings led to Japan's second coronavirus cruise-ship hot spot

Seven days before Japan quarantined a cruise ship near Tokyo early this year, in what became one of the first coronavirus hot spots outside China, another cruise ship docked in southern Japan.
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Japan's coronavirus lockdown strips exotic dancer of her savings

Exotic dancer Aya Yumiko has been living off her savings since March waiting for the bars and clubs in Tokyo where she performs in burlesque shows to reopen.
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Robots on hand to greet Japanese coronavirus patients in hotels

Coronavirus patients with light symptoms arriving to stay at several Tokyo hotels are likely to get a lift from a pleasant surprise - a robot greeter in the lobby.
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Tokyo reports fewest new coronavirus cases in 4 weeks, calls for vigilance

Metropolitan Tokyo confirmed 39 more cases of coronavirus infection on Monday, Governor Yuriko Koike said, the fewest since March 30 and the second consecutive day of new cases below triple digits.
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Coronavirus: Tokyo hospitals trying to stay ahead

Doctors say the spread of the virus is not being slowed enough to take the pressure off the hospital system.
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Tokyo launches coronavirus drive-through tests as crisis deepens

Tokyo's first drive-through coronavirus test centre was launched this week, as Japan ramps up efforts to prevent its medical system crumbling under the growing weight of new infections.
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Tokyo governor's coronavirus plea inspires social distancing game

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike's entreaty to residents to keep away from each other to halt the spread of the coronavirus has inspired a computer game of her navigating through crowds while uttering her..
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Tokyo governor: Decrease in commuters falls short of target needed to control coronavirus

The number of commuters in Tokyo has fallen since the city announced a state of emergency last week, but the decrease is short of the target needed to control the spread of the coronavirus, the city's..
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Japan govt: No plans at moment to extend state of emergency to other regions

Japan's government said on Monday it saw no reason at the moment to extend its state of emergency beyond Tokyo and a handful of other cities around the country.
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Etihad to operate special flights to Europe, Japan this month: statement

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways said on Sunday it would operate special flights to Brussels, Dublin, London, Tokyo and Zurich between April 14 and 22.
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Japan state of emergency mutes nightlife but cities still open as infections rise

The total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit more than 5,300 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite a state of emergency being imposed this week..
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Japan coronavirus cases pass 5,000 as state of emergency fails to keep people home

The total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit at least 5,002 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite a state of emergency being imposed this week..
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Tokyo has highest daily jump in coronavirus infection with over 180 new cases: media

Tokyo has more than 180 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Thursday, which is the highest daily jump, Japanese domestic media including publich broadcaster NHK reported.
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Japan coronavirus infections reach at least 5,000 cases: NHK

The total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit 5,002 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite Japan's move this week to impose a state of emergency..
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Japan reports biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases as emergency begins

Japan recorded 503 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, its biggest daily increase since the start of the pandemic, as a state of emergency took effect but commuters still crowded some trains into..
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Tokyo sees biggest daily jump in infections as coronavirus emergency begins

Tokyo recorded 144 coronavirus infections on Wednesday, its biggest daily jump since the start of the pandemic, the city's governor Yuriko Koike said, on the first day of a state of emergency aimed at..
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'Escape from Tokyo' hot topic in Japan as state of emergency looms

With just hours left on Tuesday before Japan imposes a state of emergency on Tokyo and six other prefectures to contain the coronavirus, the idea of leaving the capital, or "Escape from Tokyo," swirled..
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