Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan
The new cases take the total from the Diamond Princess to 542 -- easily the biggest cluster outside the epicentre in China -- as the cruise ship has proved an especially virulent breeding ground for the virus despite quarantine. The new cases will be sent to specialised hospitals, the ministry said in a statement.
99 more coronavirus cases on Japan cruise ship: Report
It was also not clear whether the figures included 14 US citizens who tested positive ...
Two more Indians test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan
The Indian Embassy here said in a statement that 99 new positive case...
Japan approves bill to help firms to develop 5G, drone technologies
Japan's cabinet approved a bill to support companies to develop secure 5G mobile networks and drone technologies. This will give companies which develop such technologies access to low-interest rate loans from government-affiliated financial institutions if their plans fulfill standards on cyber security.
Japan: JFE Engineering introduces geothermal electric power generation
JFE Engineering coordinates the total system of planning, construction of geothermal power plants and electricity sales.
Japan suffers worst economic slump in five years
Japan has suffered its worst quarterly GDP contraction in more than five years. The quarter was marked by a rise in consumption tax from eight percent to 10 percent, as well as Typhoon Hagibis, which killed more than 100 people and caused widespread flooding. This was even before the novel coronavirus outbreak in China hit Japan.
Two more Indians onboard quarantined cruise ship off Japan coast tested positive
Two more Indians stranded on the cruise ship Diamond Princess have been tested positive for coronavirus. The four Indian crew members who we...
US evacuates from Japan virus ship as China death toll climbs
The US flew home its citizens from a coronavirus-infected cruise ship in Japan Monday. Outside China, the biggest cluster of infections is on the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Yokohama, where coronavirus cases have climbed quickly to 355 despite passengers being confined to their cabins.
Japan cancels Emperor's birthday public celebrations amid virus fears
Japan said Monday it would cancel a public gathering to celebrate the birthday of new Emperor Naruhito, as fears grow over the spread of the new coronavirus in the country.
Coronavirus outbreak: Some cruise ship passengers in Nebraska quarantine
Some of the Americans who were on a cruise ship off of Japan's coast have been taken to the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus. Of...
Four Indians infected with coronavirus on board cruise ship responding well to treatment: Indian embassy
China, where the virus outbreak occurred, is grappling to contain the deadly disease as the death toll climbed to 1,770 after 105 more people died, mostly in the worst-hit Hubei province.
Another 70 people test positive for coronavirus on ship in Japan
Some 3,700 passengers and crew were aboard the ship, where the most coronavirus infections outside China have occurred. Those testing positive are transferred to Japanese hospitals.
Japan shares drop to 1-1/2-week low on GDP contraction, coronavirus worries
The Nikkei average declined 0.7 per cent to 23,523.24 points.
Embassy in Japan trying to get Indians off cruise ship early
The Indian embassy in Japan on Saturday said it is making efforts to disembark all the Indians on board the cruise ship moored off the Japanese coast after the end of the quarantine period as authorities confirmed that 218 people, including three Indians, have been infected with the deadly disease on the ship.
Japan's recession risks grow as economy skids in Q4, virus clouds outlook
Japan's GDP growth shrank an annualised 6.3% in the October-December period, government data showed on Monday, much faster than a median market forecast for a 3.7% drop and the first decline in five quarters. It was the biggest fall since the second quarter of 2014, when consumption took a hit from a sales tax hike in April of that year.
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