Japan to extend Tokyo area state of emergency to March 21

The Japanese government plans to extend a state of emergency to combat Covid-19 for Tokyo and…

Likely Tokyo Emergency Adds to Fears Economy Will Shrink Again

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s heavy hint that he will declare an emergency in the area around…

Tokyo to Urge Japan Government to Declare Emergency: Nikkei

Tokyo’s metropolitan government is set to urge the central government to declare a state of emergency,…

Japan Ex-Premier Abe Questioned by Prosecutors on Party Funding

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was questioned by prosecutors looking into allegations political funds were…

Japan Has Worst Day of Covid Cases Yet Amid Fears of Winter Wave

Japan hit a new daily record of coronavirus infections Thursday as authorities began hinting they may…

Stripped-Down 2020 Olympics to Focus on Athletes, Organizer Says

To pull off the first postponed Olympics in modern history, Tokyo 2020 organizers have said they’ll…

Tokyo Olympics Hits One-year-to-go Mark Amid Pandemic Concerns

The Tokyo Olympics organizers hit the one-year-to-go mark for the postponed mega sports event with a…

Rare Stumble by Listed Firm in Japan Fuels Record Drop in Shares

Shares of apparel-maker Renown Inc. fell by a record 38%, after the company filed for protection…