Japan has so far escaped the worst of the epidemic, with around 35,200 infections and just over 1,000 deaths so far
01 Aug 2020 12:59 PM
With infections sharply down, Japanese government is now hoping to lift the state of emergency declared in most of the country
14 May 2020 9:57 AM
The measures include a restriction on free movement and assembly for a period of 3a0 days
15 Mar 2020 12:02 PM
'We have to think about the measures that can be taken so that these incidents don’t happen again,' spokesperson said.
02 Dec 2018 2:02 PM
Parliament cancelled Monday's vote without giving a reason after the opposition boycott, which left only 39 ruling party MPs in the chamber.
20 Feb 2018 2:39 PM
The archipelago was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the Supreme Court called for the release of 9 imprisoned opposition politicians.
06 Feb 2018 1:19 PM
In total, 15,726 people have been dismissed under the latest decrees.
23 Nov 2016 12:53 AM
The 6-month long state of emergency was declared on October 9, an unprecedented move by current govt.
12 Nov 2016 5:53 PM