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    Tokyo Olympics on as virus hits Japan events

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:07pm on February 26, 2020

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are going ahead, organisers said Wednesday, even as the government called for major events in coming weeks to be postponed, cancelled...

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    Japan economy suffers worst slump in 5 years

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:45am on February 18, 2020

    Japan has suffered its worst quarterly GDP contraction in more than five years, with a tax hike and a deadly typhoon taking a toll on...

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    China virus toll rises to 1770

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:42pm on February 17, 2020

    More than a dozen infected Americans from a coronavirus-riddled cruise ship off Japan flew on evacuation flights to the US with other passengers on Monday,...

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    Coronavirus cases on Japan ship rise to 355

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 02:06pm on February 16, 2020

    The number of people who had been tested positive for the new coronavirus on a quarantined ship off Japan’s coast had rose to 355, the...

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    Japan cruise ship coronavirus cases climb to 174

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:28pm on February 12, 2020

    A further 39 people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the Japan coast have tested positive for the new coronavirus, authorities said Wednesday,...

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    Toyota extends China plant closure over virus

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:39pm on February 07, 2020

    Japanese auto giant Toyota said on Friday that it would keep its Chinese factories shut until February 16, extending its suspension by a week amid...

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    Japan locks cruise having 3,500 people to test for coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 02:00pm on February 04, 2020

    Japan has quarantined a cruise ship carrying 3,500 people and was testing passengers for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after a passenger who departed in...

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    Mitsubishi Motors denies emissions test fraud after German raids

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:06pm on February 01, 2020

    Mitsubishi Motors denied on Thursday equipping engines with devices to make them appear less polluting, after raids by prosecutors in Germany probing suspected diesel emissions...

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    China virus sends shockwaves through Asia tourist industry

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    A deadly virus that has prompted travel restrictions in China is sending shockwaves through Asia’s tourism industry, which has become increasingly reliant on growing numbers...

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    Japan arrests former SoftBank staff suspected of spying for Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:02pm on January 26, 2020

    Japanese police have arrested a former SoftBank employee for allegedly stealing proprietary information from the telecom giant and giving it to Russian officials, police and...

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