AJMEDIA News Digest: Jan. 29, 2023

Tokyo, 29 January, /AJMEDIA/ China resumes issuing visas to Japanese citizens BEIJING – China said Sunday it will resume issuing visas for Japanese citizens, a procedure it suspended in early… Read more

63% oppose consumption tax hike to cover Japan’s child policies

Tokyo, 29 January, /AJMEDIA/ Prime Minister Fumio Kishida may face difficulty advancing his policies to address Japan’s plunging birthrate, with a poll by Kyodo News finding Sunday that 63.6 percent… Read more

Azerbaijan detects 33 daily COVID-19 cases

Tokyo, 29 January, /AJMEDIA/ 33 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while 21 patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told… Read more

AJMEDIA News Digest: Jan. 28, 2023

Tokyo, 28 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japan to join U.S. efforts to curb high-end chip exports to China WASHINGTON – Japan and the Netherlands agreed Friday to join the United States in… Read more

Pet dog, cat involvement suspected in 2 fires in Japan in 2022

Tokyo, 28 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japanese fire authorities and a major gas appliances manufacturer suspect two fires that occurred in the country in 2022 were started by pet dogs and cats… Read more

Ombudsperson strongly condemns terrorist act against Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Iran

Tokyo, 28 January, /AJMEDIA/ Azerbaijan`s Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) Sabina Aliyeva has issued a statement on the attack against the country’s Embassy in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The… Read more

Japan to downgrade COVID-19 category on May 8: gov’t sources

Tokyo, 27 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japan plans to reclassify the novel coronavirus to the same category as common infectious diseases such as seasonal influenza effective May 8, government sources said Thursday.… Read more

AJMEDIA News Digest: Jan. 26, 2023

Tokyo, 26 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japan to downgrade COVID-19 category on May 8: gov’t sources TOKYO – The Japanese government plans to reclassify the novel coronavirus to the same category as… Read more

AJMEDIA News Digest: Jan. 25, 2023

Tokyo, 25 January, /AJMEDIA/ Japan PM Kishida to consider visiting Ukraine if right conditions met TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Wednesday that he will consider visiting Ukraine… Read more

Japan braces for more snow, gripped by season’s coldest snap

Tokyo, 25 January, /AJMEDIA/ A wide area of Japan is bracing for more heavy snow and strong winds Wednesday as the coldest air of this winter stays over the archipelago,… Read more