• Japan PM says lockdown of Tokyo would have severe impact on economy

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday a lockdown of Tokyo would have a severe impact on the economy given its huge population and the key role it plays as the center of the country.
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  • Japan says no need now for state of emergency

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    The Japanese government said on Friday there was no need now to declare a state of emergency, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the previous day described the coronavirus as a "national crisis" following a surge of cases in Tokyo.
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