Tag: Japan

Asia virus latest: Japan to extend emergency; Malaysia eases curbs

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the coronavirus pandemic: - Japan set to extend virus emergency - Japan's government prepared to extend its...

Work from home innovations: wearable video conference background made of cardboard

Tokyo – What started out as a joke became a business opportunity for one Twitter user who created a wearable background for video calls...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 1, 2020

As of 8 am, May 1, 2020: World count: 3,249,022 cases, 230,804 deaths There are now 3,249,022  confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 230,804...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 20, 2020

As of 9 am, April 20, 2020: World count There are now 2,382,064 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States accounts for the highest number of...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 17, 2020

As of 8 am, April 17, 2020: World count  There are now 2,138,763 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of cases, with...

Morning brief: Covid-19 Update for April 7, 2020

As of 8 am, April 7, 2020: World Count There are 1,341,907 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 in 176 countries. The number of deaths has risen to 74,565, with...

New mask alternative: Japanese model shows how to convert bras to face masks

Tokyo – There has been a shortage of face masks across numerous countries due to the Covid-19 outbreak, which began early this year. Undergarments...

Like it or not, Asians have been wearing masks for over a century, and...

It’s one of the differences between Asian (at least East Asian) cultures and the west—wearing masks in public. When in Europe or the United...

Two former Japan cruise ship passengers die

Two elderly former passengers from the coronavirus-wracked Diamond Princess died Thursday, Japanese authorities said, as fears mount for those who have left the ship...

Japan confirms first death from coronavirus

Kanagawa – Japan’s Health Minister confirmed the country’s first Covid-19-related death on February 13, Thursday. Through a news conference held on Thursday evening, Health Minister...
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