It comes after a woman in Japan allegedly tested positive after recovering from an earlier bout.
Coronavirus: Two elderly Japanese passengers who had been taken off the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship have died, according to Japan’s Health Ministry
Questions are asked of the Japanese authorities as they failed to stop the coronavirus from spreading aboard.
Chinese health experts said that they have found effective treatment methods against Covid-19 with 10,000 discharged from hospital.
Residents of Katsuura gathered to light up the shore outside the hotel where the 176 returnees had been kept in isolation in a show of support.
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39 additional people aboard the Diamond Princess tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus.
Carlos Ghosn's legal team issued a statement on Friday denying the latest allegations by Nissan, Ghosn's former employer, against the fugitive businessman.
People have been posting pictures of themselves packed into music cases after reports fugitive businessman Carlos Ghosn escaped from Japan in a similar way.
Tokyo is a city that’s constantly evolving but where modernity and tradition co-exist.
This year's Lucky Man is a 33-year-old physical education teacher from Osaka.
In Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, traditional female entertainers known as geishas have resolved to improve their dance and music skills in the new year.
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It came after Lebanon said it had received an Interpol notice calling for Ghosn's arrest.
Wei wei was in prison for the murder of a family in 2003.
Usain Bolt may not be competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics but he was the star turn at the inauguration of a new stadium for the event.
The picture was the latest in a series of football-themed street works by a local artist called TVBOY.
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Tokyo District Court has ordered Noriyuki Yamaguchi to pay 3.3m yen (€27,000) in damages to the journalist after he allegedly raped her in in 2015.
Craftmanship is an ancient tradition in Japan and artisans in two cities well known for metalwork are blending ancient skills with modern technology.
Tens of thousands still haven't recovered in Fukushima, displaced by nuclear radiation and unable to return to deserted places like Futaba. Time stopped in the town of 7,100 when disaster stuck on March 11, 2011.
The organizer of the event said that "rei" reflects the desire for happiness of the Japanese and a better future in the new era, which began when Emperor Naruhito ascended the throne on May 1.
Urabandai in the Fukushima Prefecture is a place that’s become very popular for nature sightseeing - and it’s at its best during autumn.
Onsen are a fundamental part of Japanese culture and it's in the natural hot springs that Japanese people love to leave behind the hectic pace of city life and enjoy the ultimate in relaxation
Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden, pumps water into its monkey park every December. Staff maintain the temperature at 40 degrees Celsius.