Shanghai residents are practically under house arrest. China’s central government disregards human rights in the name of its zero-COVID policy.
Two years into the pandemic, Tohoku employers are welcoming their new staff members with building-wide broadcasts, large group ceremonies and other special events.
Effective measures targeting the elderly would remove the necessity of imposing severe restraints on the freedom of society as a whole.
Very early on in the pandemic Japan focused on airborne transmission, but it should not relax. In other countries, a loosening of restrictions has been associated...
Cherry blossom season and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions are bringing a sense of hope to restaurants and other businesses in Japan.
The “Smooth Student Entry Scheme” should allow students to take advantage of weekdays when there are fewer business travelers, and receive priority for empty seats.
These are first steps with some good news for students and business travelers with institutional support in Japan, but how fast it will move is yet...
With Western Australia´s hard border barriers coming down could Japan follow? Pressure is growing to relax entry rules.
The Indian economy is rebounding, with prediction of 9.2% GDP growth in 2021-22 and 8-8.5% in 2022-23, creating a big opportunity for Japanese companies.
Expressing cautious optimism, Japan’s prime minister elucidated the need for “preparations towards the next phase.”
Tohoku was pinned on the global map by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, and now one festival celebrates their rebuilding, bringing together the traditions...
New vending machines offer fresh vegetables and frozen meals, and plenty in between, with contactless sales and 24-hour convenience for the pandemic lifestyle.