Étiqueté : Asahi shimbun

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[Japon] Around Japan, a COVID-19 ‘state of emergency’ in name only

A “ho-hum” attitude was expressed among commuters, businesses and the general public on the first day of the extended state of emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many said the declaration has no effect on their lives. Some were elated that the government allowed for an easing of anti-virus measures, but others questioned if those relaxed rules were sending a mixed signal on the seriousness of the novel coronavirus situation.

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[Japon] State of emergency to end on Feb. 28 for 6 prefectures

The government confirmed it will lift the COVID-19 state of emergency early for six prefectures, but the four Tokyo-area prefectures will have to wait until the March 7 deadline.
“We will lift the state of emergency for six prefectures as of Feb. 28,” Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said at a government task force meeting on the evening of Feb. 26.

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[Japon] The Independent Investigation Commission on the Japanese Government’s Response to COVID-19: Report on Best Practices and Lessons Learned

The Independent Investigation Commission on the Japanese Government’s Response to COVID-19”, established by Tokyo-based think tank “Asia Pacific Initiative (API)”, has led an investigation into the Japanese government’s response to COVID-19. A book containing the investigation’s results, “The Independent Investigation Commission on the Japanese Government’s Response to COVID-19: Report on Best Practices and Lessons Learned”, will be published

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[Japon] Criticism widens over ‘outdated, discriminatory’ re-entry ban

Despite her repeated pleas, a German woman remained stuck in Kyushu while her father was dying in her home country. Even after he died at the age of 76 on June 3, his 44-year-old daughter didn’t dare leave Japan to attend his funeral. “I had to give up on the idea of going to Germany after considering the risk of not being able to return to Japan,” she said.

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