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  • Tokyo reports 11,227 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 54,576 K年1月22日 E10時50分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported a record high 11,227 new coronavirus cases, up 1,528 from Friday and up 6,666 from last Saturday. It is the first time that the daily count has topped 10,000. By age group, 3,234 cases were in their …
  • Japan to enforce stronger curbs K年1月22日 E7時40分 Navhind Times Tokyo: Restaurants and bars will close early in Tokyo and a dozen other areas across Japan beginning Friday as the country widens COVID-19 restrictions due to the omicron variant causing cases to surge to new highs in metropolitan areas. The restraint, …
  • COVID restrictions on U.S. forces personnel in Japan extended 1 week K年1月22日 E2時39分 Japan Today U.S. Forces Japan said Friday it has decided to extend COVID-19 restrictions on its personnel's activities outside bases in Japan by one week through the end of January. The decision was made "due to the continuing increase of COVID-19 cases …
  • Covid-19: Japan expands restaurant curbs K年1月22日 E12時26分 Taipei Times Restaurants and bars had to close early in Tokyo and a dozen other areas across Japan yesterday as the country widened COVID-19 restrictions due to the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 causing cases to surge to new highs in metropolitan areas. The restraint, …
  • Japan Tightens Restrictions in 13 Prefectures as COVID-19 Numbers Soar K年1月21日 E5時42分 The Epoch Times The Japanese government on Wednesday expanded quasi-emergency measures to 13 more prefectures, including Tokyo, in a bid to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus fueled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant. The restrictions initially imposed …
  • Japan widens virus restrictions as Omicron variant surges in cities K年1月21日 E11時35分 Guernsey Press and Star Restaurants and bars will close early in Tokyo and a dozen other areas across Japan from today as the country widens its Covid-19 restrictions due to the Omicron variant. The variant has caused cases to surge to new highs in metropolitan areas. The …
  • Japan faces putting majority of 47 prefs. Under COVID quasi-emergency K年1月21日 E9時18分 Kazinform TOKYO. KAZINFORM - A majority of Japan's 47 prefectures have come under or are moving to seek restrictions on restaurants and bars to cope with surging coronavirus infections, with 12 more areas including Osaka set to seek quasi-state of emergency …
  • Tokyo reports 9,699 new cases; nationwide tally 49,854 K年1月21日 E8時56分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported a record high 9,699 new coronavirus cases, up 1,061 from Thursday and up 5,641 from last Friday. By age group, 2,973 cases were in their 20s, 1,835 in their 30s and 1,333 in their 40s, while 1,078 were …
  • Japan widens virus restrictions but some people becoming less cooperative K年1月21日 E8時56分 Japan Today Restaurants and bars will close early in Tokyo and a dozen other prefectures across Japan beginning Friday night as the country widens COVID-19 restrictions due to the Omicron variant causing cases to surge to new highs in metropolitan areas. The restraint …
  • Harrison County Native who was Veteran, Pastor and Worked in the Media, Robert Carson, Passes at 90 K年1月21日 E8時12分 Connect Bridgeport - West Virginia Robert Franklin “Frank” Carson, 90, of Front Royal, Virginia, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at his home.     He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Dennis and Willard; and two beloved sons-in-law, Ronnie Villagran and Steve …
  • Decades on, text governing U.S. forces in Japan is yet to be revised K年1月21日 E7時39分 Japan Times After COVID-19 cases spiked in prefectures with U.S. military facilities early on in the current wave of infections, local pressure on the central government to toughen up testing procedures on Japan-based U.S. military personnel entering Japan grew …
  • Japan faces putting majority of 47 prefectures under COVID-19 quasi-emergency K年1月21日 E7時38分 Japan Times A majority of Japan’s 47 prefectures have come under or are moving to seek restrictions on restaurants and bars to cope with surging coronavirus infections, with 12 more areas including Osaka Prefecture set to seek quasi-state of emergency declarations by …
  • Japan is ramping up COVID-19 restrictions as omicron cases surge K年1月21日 E6時38分 WKU Public Radio - Kentucky TOKYO — Restaurants and bars will close early in Tokyo and a dozen other areas across Japan beginning Friday as the country widens COVID-19 restrictions due to the omicron variant causing cases to surge to new highs in metropolitan areas. The restraint, …
  • US forces in Japan were a ‘Trojan tank’ for Covid K年1月21日 E6時06分 Asia Times TOKYO – As the number of daily Covid-19 infections across Japan soars from less than 100 per day at the end of last year to more than 30,000 per day at present, increasing anger is being aimed at … the US military. While Japan and the United States may be …
  • Japan widens virus restrictions as omicron surges in cities K年1月21日 E1時23分 Local 10 - Florida TOKYO – Restaurants and bars will close early in Tokyo and a dozen other areas across Japan beginning Friday as Japan widens COVID-19 restrictions due to the omicron variant causing cases to surge to new highs in metropolitan areas. The restraint, which is …
  • Frank Wheeler Smith K年1月20日 E7時57分 Wayne County News - Tennessee Frank Wheeler Smith was born on Thursday, March 12, 1931 in Washington, DC, the son of the late Jack Edwin Smith and Marie Loretta Thomas. He was united in marriage to Sonoko Isa for 62 years. Mr. Smith was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Okinawa and …
  • The Inside Scoop On Scuba Diving In Florida K年1月20日 E7時27分 Forbes A diver exploring the Blue Heron Bridge in Singer Island, Florida. JILLIAN BLAKKAN-STRAUSS Florida is no stranger to great diving, but many travelers are unaware that The Palm Beaches are home to hundreds of spectacular dives for every skill level. In fact …
  • W.L. ‘Dub’ Williams K年1月20日 E4時39分 The Newton County Appeal - Mississippi Services for Mr. W.L. “Dub” Williams were held 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Crossroads Cemetery. The Rev. Bobby Barfoot officiated. Mr. Williams, 87, of Union died Sunday, January 9, 2022, at …
  • Fix structural problems now or face SOFA revision later K年1月20日 E10時25分 Japan Times The U.S. military in Japan in recent weeks is coming under intense scrutiny and correct criticism of its handling of COVID-19 infections among its personnel and dependents and lack of full compliance with related Japanese government requests. Last month, …
  • Chinese military buildup ’cause of instability’ in Asia, ex-U.S. Indo-Pacific Command chief says K年1月20日 E10時18分 Japan Times As concerns over China’s growing assertiveness rise, including fears of a contingency — or even full-fledged conflict — erupting in the Taiwan Strait, Japan’s role in its alliance with the United States is getting renewed attention. In a testimony before …
  • Anti-COVID steps far from uniform for Japan prefectures under quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E10時17分 Japan Times Taking a page out of a familiar playbook, 13 more prefectures will soon impose restrictions on alcohol sales and business hours as part of quasi-emergency measures, but while the measures against COVID-19 will mostly target restaurants and bars, the rules …
  • Tokyo reports 8,638 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 46,199 K年1月20日 E9時06分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported a record high 8,638 new coronavirus cases, up 1,261 from Wednesday and up 5,514 from last Thursday. By age group, 2,617 cases were in their 20s, 1,550 in their 30s and 1,1251 in their 40s, while 976 …
  • Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo prefectures seek COVID quasi-emergency K年1月20日 E9時06分 Japan Today The western Japan prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo will ask the government Friday to place them under a coronavirus quasi-state emergency amid the rapid spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, Osaka Gov Hirofumi Yoshimura said. The planned …
  • Japan's best castles to visit at least once K年1月20日 E2時15分 CNN (CNN) — During Japan's Sengoku "Warring States" era (1467-1615), castles were constructed, bolstered and fortified all across the Japanese archipelago, resulting in approximately 5,000 individual keeps. Though many were razed at the behest of …
  • COVID-19: Japan widens COVID-19 curbs as infections surge K年1月20日 E1時23分 Taipei Times The Japanese government is to place Tokyo and a dozen other areas under new restrictions for COVID-19 effective tomorrow, allowing local leaders to shorten hours for eateries, as a surge in the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 threatens to paralyze society. A …
  • MATSON ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY 4Q21 RESULTS, PROVIDES BUSINESS UPDATE AND ANNOUNCES 4Q21 EARNINGS CALL DATE' K年1月19日 E11時16分 MENAFN (MENAFN- PR Newswire) HONOLULU, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. ('Matson' or the 'Company') (NYSE: MATX ) today announces preliminary fourth quarter financial results, provides a business update and announces that its …
  • Okinawa Flat Belly Tonic Reviews [2022]: Warning! Don’t Buy Fast Until You Read This Canada Report K年1月19日 E11時02分 The Daily Iowan For most people who struggle with the reality of a few extra pounds too many, it sometimes gets depressing and discouraging putting in so much effort and getting little to no changes in return. The truth remains when it comes to shedding weight and getting …
  • U.S. Marine shot in the head with air rifle discharged from UIHC, continues his recovery - kwwl.com K年1月19日 E10時59分 Iowa State News.Net IOWA CITY, Iowa (KWWL) - Nile Heefner was surprised last December when his son Gabe told the family he wanted to be a Marine. "He came home one day and he said, 'I'm joining the Marines.' And we said, 'What?'" Heefner said. …
  • VETERAN OF THE WEEK – STEVE CURLESS K年1月19日 E8時46分 The Island News - South Carolina Beaufort’s Steve Curless, 66, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1973 in Hannibal, Mo. After Boot camp in San Diego and Infantry training, he specialized in artillery. His first assignment was to Okinawa with deployments to Japan, followed by …
  • OBITUARIES for Thursday, January 20, 2022 K年1月19日 E8時14分 Town Line - Maine HAZEL M. COLE WINSLOW – Hazel Marie (Hamlin) Cole, 95, passed away on Saturday, January1, 2022, at home. She was born March 24, 1926, in Center Vassalboro, daughter of the late Roland Grey Hamlin and Edna Mae (Desmond) Hamlin. During her school years and …
  • Here’s What To Expect At Cannabis Industry Incubator Green Street And Restaurant Gusto Green K年1月19日 E4時12分 Forbes Green Street is a 7-story cannabis-friendly workspace, remodeled over the last 3 years from a ... [+] historic 1913 building in downtown LA. Lindsey Bartlett The highly-anticipated cannabis industry incubator Green Street is now open. It’s a unique weed- …
  • Daily COVID-19 cases in Japan top 40,000, setting new record K年1月19日 E3時50分 Japan Times New COVID-19 cases in Japan on Wednesday surged to more than 40,000 — shattering the record it set a day earlier by about 10,000 — local media reported, as the omicron variant of the virus prompted the government to put more prefectures under a quasi-state …
  • Omicron prompts quasi-emergency expansion across large swath of Japan K年1月19日 E3時49分 Japan Times To curb the rapidly spreading omicron variant, the government decided on Wednesday to implement quasi-emergency measures, designed to restrict social and business activities, across 13 more prefectures. The status will be effective from Friday through Feb. …
  • Tokyo reports record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases K年1月19日 E1時18分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported a record high 7,377 new coronavirus cases, up 2,192 from Tuesday and up 5,179 from last Wednesday. By age group, 2,120 cases were in their 20s, 1,305 in their 30s, 1,043 in their 40s, while 939 were …
  • Dozen Japanese regions raise health alert over record Covid-19 cases K年1月19日 E1時03分 La Prensa Latina - Tennessee Tokyo, Jan 19 (EFE).- Japan decided Wednesday to raise the health alert for coronavirus in Tokyo and 12 other prefectures due to the spread of the omicron variant, on a day in which it registered 40,000 infections countrywide, a new record. The government …
  • Japan widens COVID curbs, including in Tokyo, as cases surge K年1月19日 E5時43分 The Independent The Japanese government will place Tokyo and a dozen other areas under new restrictions for COVID-19 effective Friday, allowing local leaders to shorten hours for eateries, as a surge in omicron cases threatens to paralyze society. A government- …
  • Japan widens COVID curbs, including in Tokyo, as cases surge K年1月19日 E5時43分 KIRO - Washington TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government will place Tokyo and a dozen other areas under new restrictions for COVID-19 effective Friday, allowing local leaders to shorten hours for eateries, as a surge in omicron cases threatens to paralyze society. A …
  • Rematch between Ravena brothers in B.League called off K年1月19日 E4時28分 Tempo Kiefer Ravena vs Thirdy Ravena By JONAS TERRADO The rematch between the Ravena brothers will have to wait for another time after Japan’s B.League postponed this weekend’s two-game series between the Shiga Lakestars and San-En Neophoenix due to COVID-19. …
  • The outsider's insider K年1月19日 E2時30分 Bangkok Post Artist Prach Pimarnman was born in Bangkok and later moved to study in the southern province of Narathiwat. Prach attended state schools that did not allow students to speak the local language, Bahasa Melayu, in class. As a result, he cannot speak Bahasa …
  • Tokyo and other regions set for quasi Covid-19 measures K年1月18日 E11時36分 Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo and other regions set for quasi Covid-19 measures Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida looks set to introduce a quasi-State of Emergency in Tokyo and ten other prefectures throughout Japan. Hokkaido, Okinawa …
  • USD/JPY Technical Analysis: Attempting to Rise K年1月18日 E6時48分 MENAFN (MENAFN- Daily Forex) For the third day in a row, the price of the USD/JPY is back to a bullish rebound, after it tested its impact in early trading today. The resistance level is 1150.00 again, after profit-taking sales, which pushed the currency pair …
  • Rockingham Flames’ Rob Beveridge to coach Boomers at FIBA World Cup Qualifiers K年1月18日 E6時43分 PerthNow The Rockingham Flames always knew bringing Rob Beveridge in as their high-performance manager was a coup for WA Basketball, but his latest appointment will have brought knowing smiles to the club’s faces. Beveridge will take on the head coaching role with …
  • Hidden gap between US, Japan defense views K年1月18日 E2時17分 Asia Times The recent 2+2 meeting of Japanese and American defense and foreign ministers conveyed, as intended, a message of two allies marching in lockstep with each other. The joint statement highlighted all the visible manifestations of this embrace – a five-year …
  • B.League postpones rematch between Kiefer's Shiga, Thirdy's San-En due to COVID concerns K年1月18日 E12時28分 Manila Bulletin Sports / Basketball / B.League postpones rematch between Kiefer's Shiga, Thirdy's San-En due to COVID concerns The rematch between the Ravena brothers will have to wait for another time after Japan’s B.League postponed this weekend’s two- …
  • Japan’s Osaka to see daily record of about 6,000 COVID-19 cases K年1月18日 E8時17分 Kazinform OSAKA. KAZINFORM - Japan's western prefecture of Osaka is expected to report around 6,000 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, far outstripping its all-time daily high of 3,760 over the weekend, an official with knowledge of the matter said, Kyodo reports. In …
  • Japan's daily COVID-19 cases top 30,000, setting new record K年1月18日 E8時14分 Japan Today Japan's confirmed 32,197 daily coronavirus cases on Tuesday, topping 30,000 for the first time, surpassing the previous record of 25,992 registered in August last year, according to a Kyodo News tally. The western prefecture of Osaka the same day …
  • Japan ready to expand virus restrictions as infections surge K年1月18日 E4時59分 SF Gate - California YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press Jan. 17, 2022Updated: Jan. 17, 2022 11:45 p.m. TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people. Japan has never …
  • Kishida vows to lay out road map for ‘new capitalism’ in the spring K年1月18日 E3時10分 Japan Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida kicked off a fresh parliamentary session on Monday with a policy speech, in which he vowed to come up with a road map in the spring for his long-term goal of shifting the nation toward a new form of capitalism that features a …
  • Japan plans to issue quasi-emergency status for 13 omicron-hit prefectures K年1月18日 E3時09分 Japan Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday night that the government plans to issue quasi-emergencies measures for 13 prefectures where the omicron variant of the coronavirus is increasing as nationwide cases hit a record 30,000. The 13 prefectures are: …
  • Japan looks to expand COVID quasi-emergency to Tokyo, 10 other prefectures K年1月18日 E3時01分 Japan Today Japan is considering placing Tokyo and 10 prefectures under a COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency to curb rapidly spreading coronavirus cases, government sources said Monday. Any declaration of a quasi-emergency hinges on requests made by the administrative …
  • Vanntastic Sweets in northeast Fresno serving up specialty macarons, desserts K年1月18日 E1時30分 ABC 30 - California FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Macaron Monday may be the signature hashtag for Vanntastic Sweets, but the tasty treat is offered seven days per week. Each flavor lives up to its name. "If you want lemon, if you want strawberry cheesecake, that's what …
  • Japanese PM Fumio Kishida vows continued fight against COVID-19 in 1st policy speech K年1月17日 E11時39分 Ghana MMA Jan. 17 (UPI) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged to keep fighting the COVID-19 pandemic Monday in his first annual policy speech before the country’s parliament, the National Diet. Kishida, who took office in October, used the 40-minute …
  • Ex-Pentagon strategist Elbridge Colby bells the dragon K年1月17日 E10時11分 Asia Times Elbridge Colby’s much-heralded and widely-praised book “The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict” is a disappointment – not only a disappointment, but a dangerous amalgam of dodges that points down the slippery slope …
  • Japan, UK join forces in sixth-generation fighter race K年1月17日 E10時11分 Asia Times Japan and the United Kingdom have announced plans to collaborate on engine development for their sixth-generation fighter programs, a joint bid to steal a march in the global fighter jet development race. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Ishikawajima …
  • Tell me how the US-China war ends K年1月17日 E6時57分 The Hill The Pentagon is spending lots of time these days wondering how to defeat China in a possible future war, potentially over Taiwan — an island polity of 23 million people (and much of the world’s semiconductor manufacturing base) that China considers a …
  • Sibling row over Beacon hotel sale goes to Commercial Court K年1月17日 E6時51分 Irish Times A dispute between siblings over proceeds of the 2016 sale of the Beacon Court Hotel in Dublin has been entered into the fast-track Commercial Court list. Patrick Fitzpatrick is suing his brother Paul Fitzpatrick, claiming he holds 12.5 per cent of the sale …
  • Japan Reportedly Considers COVID-19 Quasi-Emergency for Tokyo, 10 Other Prefectures K年1月17日 E4時35分 Sputnik News https://sputniknews.com/20220117/japan-reportedly-considers-covid-19-quasi-emergency-for-tokyo-10-other-prefectures-1092323384.html Japan Reportedly Considers COVID-19 Quasi-Emergency for Tokyo, 10 Other Prefectures Japan Reportedly …
  • Tokyo reports 3,719 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 20,991 K年1月17日 E10時39分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 3,719 new coronavirus cases, down 453 from Sunday and up 2,848 from last Monday. The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is five, unchanged from Sunday, health officials …
  • What you need to know about the omicron surge in Japan K年1月17日 E6時19分 Japan Times Nagoya – By now you’ve seen the news: The omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout Japan, with case numbers in almost every prefecture and major city sharply on the rise since the new year. Also on the rise? A massive volume of …
  • Gov’t eyes COVID quasi-emergency for Tokyo, vicinity: source K年1月17日 E5時59分 EIN Presswire TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese government is considering declaring a quasi-state of emergency for Tokyo and three nearby prefectures amid a rapid increase in the number of novel coronavirus cases in the region, a government source said Monday, Kyodo …
  • Tsunami cause no major damage in Japan after Tonga volcano eruption K年1月17日 E1時14分 EIN Presswire Japan saw tsunami waves of about 1 meter high in coastal areas on Sunday but no major damage or flooding after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga led to evacuation orders for nearly 230,000 citizens. Japan's weather agency issued tsunami …
  • Japan sees tsunami but no major damage after Tonga volcano eruption K年1月16日 E10時18分 EIN Presswire Baku, January 16, AZERTAC Japan saw tsunami waves of about 1 meter high in coastal areas on Sunday but no major damage or flooding after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga led to evacuation orders for nearly 230,000 citizens, according to …
  • COVID-19 cases in Japan top 20,000 for third day in row K年1月16日 E2時10分 Japan Times Japan's daily number of COVID-19 cases topped 20,000 Sunday for the third consecutive day, as the country continues to battle with the rapid spread of the omicron variant. The tally comes a day after new infections nationwide fell just shy of the …
  • Kishida gears up for test of his mettle in parliament ahead of key election K年1月16日 E2時10分 EIN Presswire 2022 is the Year of the Tiger and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida appears ready to go on the attack. The Upper House election, slated for July, will be his most important battle. “I believe that this year we will face major issues such as the coronavirus …
  • Tokyo reports 4,172 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 25,483 K年1月16日 E11時46分 EIN Presswire The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 4,172 new coronavirus cases, down 389 from Saturday and up 2,949 from last Saturday. Of the total, 1,477 are in their 20s, 661 in their 30s, and 504 in their 40s, while 565 were aged between 10 and 19. …
  • Sustainably Yours: Plant-based menus good for business K年1月16日 E9時28分 Phuket News It’s that time again for New Year’s resolutions, promises that we make ourselves to change the way we live our lives. According to a survey from 2021, the number one resolution is to exercise more, number two was to lose weight, and number four was to eat …
  • In first intrusion of 2022, four Chinese coast guard ships enter Japanese waters in Senkaku Islands K年1月16日 E3時14分 Beijing News.net Tokyo [Japan], January 16 (ANI): In the first intrusion of 2022, four Chinese coast guard ships sailed in Japanese waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea for more than an hour on Saturday. The four Haijing ships entered Japanese waters …
  • Japan's Pacific coast hit by tsunami after Tonga eruption K年1月15日 E10時54分 Japan Today Japan's Pacific coast was hit early Sunday by a tsunami following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific island country of Tonga the previous day, prompting the weather agency to issue a tsunami warning and advisories while urging …
  • Osaka, Okinawa and Hiroshima see daily COVID case records as omicron surge continues K年1月15日 E10時23分 Japan Times Osaka, Okinawa, Hiroshima and Kyoto prefectures all reported record daily numbers of COVID-19 cases on Saturday, fueled by the spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant. Nationwide, new COVID-19 cases hit 25,742, topping 25,000 for the first time …
  • Japan confirms first deaths among COVID-19 patients with the omicron variant K年1月15日 E10時23分 Japan Times Japan confirmed its first deaths among people infected with the omicron coronavirus variant Saturday. The Shizuoka Municipal Government said that a man who died on Tuesday at a medical institution was confirmed to have been infected with the omicron …
  • Japan hits 25,000 Covid-19 daily infections K年1月15日 E10時23分 Modern Tokyo Times Japan hits 25,000 Covid-19 daily infections Kanako Mita and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The rebound in daily coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in Japan continues unabated since the New Year period. Hence, 25,744 new daily infections were announced …
  • Okinawa, hub for US military bases in Japan, reports record number of COVID-19 infections K年1月15日 E10時08分 The Hill The prefecture of Okinawa, which is home to the majority of United States military facilities located in Japan, hit record COVID-19 transmission Saturday, Reuters reported. The prefecture on Sunday recorded 1,829 new cases of the virus, which continues to …
  • Biologists Discovered Two New Species of Goby Fish in the Philippines K年1月15日 E9時01分 Nature World News Researchers from Japan's Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Western Philippines University (WPU) have discovered two new species of goby fish in Palawan which is a Philippines archipelago and home to more than a …
  • Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Jan. 15 K年1月15日 E7時58分 Indonesia News.net TOKYO -- Japan reported 25,742 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, surpassing the 25,000-mark for the first time since Aug. 26, 2021, according to a tally based on data from local governments across the country. In the last two weeks, the daily count has …
  • Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible: meteorological agency K年1月15日 E6時40分 Times of Malta Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and waves as high as three meters were possible, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga. The agency said a 1.2 metre (about four feet) tsunami …
  • Tsunami caused by Tonga volcano eruption hits Japan's coast K年1月15日 E5時27分 Channel News Asia A tsunami caused by a massive underwater volcanic eruption off Tonga has reached Japan's shores, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. A 1.2m-high wave was registered at 11.55pm local time on Saturday (Jan 15) at the southern Amami and Tokara …
  • Tsunami Hits Parts of Japan, Local Newspaper Says K年1月15日 E4時54分 Sputnik International Registration was successful! Please follow the link from the email sent to Send again https://sputniknews.com/20220115/tsunami-hits-parts-of-japan-local-newspaper-says-1092281881.html Tsunami Hits Parts of Japan, Local Newspaper Says …
  • Coronavirus digest: New French booster rules disqualify previously vaccinated K年1月15日 E11時55分 Deutsche Welle New rules came into force in France on Saturday that determine the validity of coronavirus health passes. From today, people whose vaccine status is older than seven months no longer count as fully vaccinated and need to get a booster shot to validate …
  • Okinawa, home to U.S. military bases, logs record COVID cases K年1月15日 E9時25分 Cape Breton Post (Reuters) - Japan's southern prefecture of Okinawa reported record daily numbers of COVID-19 cases on Saturday, fueled by the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant. Okinawa, which hosts 70% of U.S. military facilities in Japan, said it …
  • Tokyo reports 4,561 news coronavirus cases; 1,829 in Okinawa K年1月15日 E9時25分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 4,561 new coronavirus cases, up 510 from Friday and up 3,337 from last Saturday. Of the total, 1,743 are in their 20s, 759 in their 30s, 568 in their 40s and 568 aged between 10 and 19. The number of …
  • Japan to shorten quarantine period for international arrivals to 10 days K年1月15日 E6時12分 Japan Times Japan said Friday it will shorten the quarantine period for travelers arriving in the country to 10 days from the current 14, effective Saturday. Citizens and Japan residents arriving from countries severely hit by the omicron variant of the coronavirus, …
  • Supply chain shortage hits military as troops face empty commissary shelves K年1月15日 E1時12分 Fox Wilmington - North Carolina NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The supply chain shortage plaguing much of the country has also hit Defense Department commissaries where many troops and their families grocery shop, with the situation seemingly more dire for those stationed at …
  • Japan to cut 14-day isolation for Omicron close contacts to 10 days K年1月15日 E12時11分 Japan Today Japan said Friday it will shorten the quarantine period for travelers and returnees from countries and territories severely hit by the highly contagious Omicron variant to 10 days from the current 14, effective Saturday. The measure, which covers those …
  • Mark Hugh Gustafson K年1月14日 E4時02分 Audubon County Advocate Journal - Iowa Aug. 27, 1949 — Jan. 9, 2022 Funeral services for Mark H. Gustafson, 72, were conducted by Pastor Dan Beattie on Thursday, Jan. 13, at 1 p.m. at the Kessler Funeral Home in Audubon. Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Mark Hugh …
  • New study overturns popular theory on evolution of termite size K年1月14日 E2時58分 PhysOrg Researchers have completed a comprehensive analysis of the head width of over 1500 species of termites and determined that their size isn't gradually shrinking at a geological timescale. Termites belong to the cockroach branch of the evolutionary tree. …
  • Japan seeks restrictions on US troops after virus surge K年1月14日 E2時42分 TerraDaily Japan's Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi urged his US counterpart Thursday to consider restricting American troop movement in the country after a surge in Covid cases on bases and surrounding communities. The request to US Secretary of State Antony …
  • Indonesia's coal export ban will keep upward pressure on prices -Japan utilities lobby K年1月14日 E11時54分 Channel News Asia TOKYO : Although Indonesia has partially eased its coal export ban, upward pressure on thermal coal prices will continue as it remains unclear when the situation will return to normal, the head of the Japanese electric utilities lobby said on Friday. The …
  • Tokyo reports 4,051 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 22,045 K年1月14日 E11時14分 Japan Today The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 4,051 new coronavirus cases, up 927 from Thursday and up 3,129 down from last Friday. It was the first since Aug 27 that the daily count has topped 4,000. Of the total, 1,474 are in their 20s, 714 in …
  • More than 20,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Japan for first time since Sept. 1. K年1月14日 E9時13分 Japan Times The national tally of coronavirus cases exceeded 20,000 on Friday for the first time since Sept. 1, only two days after topping 10,000 for the first time in over four months, as a sixth wave of the pandemic spurred by the omicron variant continues to …
  • Japan's daily coronavirus count tops 13,000 K年1月14日 E2時58分 Azertag Baku, January 13, AZERTAC Japan's count of reported daily coronavirus cases exceeded 13,000 on Wednesday for the first time in over four months, as a sixth wave of the pandemic spurred by the Omicron variant continues to spread across the country, …
  • Hayashi points to U.S. forces over COVID surge in parts of Japan K年1月14日 E1時25分 Japan Today Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said Thursday clusters of COVID-19 cases at U.S. military facilities in Japan have possibly caused a resurgence of infections in some areas of the country. "We cannot deny the possibility that the infection situation …
  • Rockford's SupplyCore Inc. awarded $60M military contract K年1月14日 E12時58分 WTVO - Illinois ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — SupplyCore Inc, based in Rockford, has been awarded a $60 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for facilities maintenance and repair. The DoD says the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard facilities …
  • The Most Devastating Divas Setting Standards In The Divine 9 K年1月14日 E12時30分 The Black Chronicle - Oklahoma Happy Founders’ Day! We’ve gathered here today to celebrate the Devastating Divas of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Innnncorporated who’ve spent the last 109 years slaying effortlessly, stepping impeccably and setting the gold standard in the Divine 9. …
  • Japanese government to close borders to slow Omicron spike K年1月13日 E11時54分 Big News Network TOKYO, Japan: Nearly all international travelers will be prohibited from entering Japan in February, in a bid to fight the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. Additionally, closing the country's borders will allow for more quickly delivering …
  • Xinhua Headlines: Botched U.S. COVID-19 policy poisons world K年1月13日 E10時55分 Beijing News.net BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- While U.S. politicians are talking big about how the United States has got back "on the right track" out of the pandemic, a set of gruesome record-smashing numbers remind the Americans of a hard truth: they are far …
  • Two new species of freshwater goby fish discovered in the Philippines K年1月13日 E8時44分 PhysOrg A team of biologists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) in Japan and Western Philippines University (WPU) in the Philippines have found two new species of goby fish in Palawan, a Philippine archipelago. The goby …
  • Chester DAVIS Obituary (1921 - 2022) - Spokane, WA - Spokesman-Review K年1月13日 E6時03分 Washington State News.Net Chester (Chet) Arthur Davis II passed away on January 2, 2022.  Chet was born on February 4, 1921, in Santa Maria, California. A 3rd generation Santa Maria native of a pioneer family, instilled in him a lifelong love for the central coast of California.   …
  • Recipe: Okinawan-style sweet potato hash browns K年1月13日 E12時42分 Japan Times Okinawa’s beni-imo are a crisp, sweet and rather purple way to step up your breakfast hash brown game. Believed to have originated in Latin America, beni-imo (purple sweet potatoes) became an integral part of the Ryukyu Islands’ diet in the early 1600s, …
  • COVID-19 tracker: Tokyo reports 3,124 new cases, raising alert to second-highest level K年1月13日 E12時42分 Japan Times The Tokyo Metropolitan Government raised its COVID-19 alert to the second-highest of four levels Thursday as the capital reported 3,124 new cases amid the rapid spread of the omicron variant. The alert now stands at the second-highest level for the first …
  • Okinawa’s busy political year set to have major impact on national security K年1月13日 E12時42分 Japan Times In the first of several Okinawa elections this year with national political and defense implications, voters in Nago go to the polls Jan. 23 to choose a mayor. Their choice boils down to a candidate who is generally in favor of the relocation plans for U.S …
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Special wards are a special form of municipalities in Japan under the 1947 Local Autonomy Law.

They are city-level wards: primary subdivisions of a prefecture with municipal autonomy largely comparable to other forms of municipalities.

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Area: 627.6 km²
Region: Kantō

Island: Honshu

Prefecture: Tokyo

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