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NHK is Japan's national broadcasting organization. NHK, which has always been known by this romanized acronym in Japanese, is a statutory corporation funded by viewers' payments of a television license fee.

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Japan's Abe says impossible to hold Olympics unless pandemic contained [Video]

Japan's Abe says impossible to hold Olympics unless pandemic contained

Abe says Olympics can not take place unless coronavirus is containes

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Olympic organisers aiming for July 23 2021 start, but aware it is dependent on controlling the coronavirus first [Video]

Olympic organisers aiming for July 23 2021 start, but aware it is dependent on controlling the coronavirus first

Tokyo Olympic organisers are focusing on a July 23 2021 start for the Games, but realise that it is possible the coronavirus may not be under control in time.

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Top Tokyo prosecutor set to resign, public broadcaster NHK says, citing source

The top Tokyo prosecutor is set to resign, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, in what is likely to be seen as a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Japan to lift emergency in western prefectures: NHK

Japan plans to lift the state of emergency in the western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo from the list of eight remaining ones but keeping curbs in Tokyo area and the northern island of..
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Tokyo governor Koike to ask businesses to refrain from operating until end of May: NHK

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike will ask businesses in Japan's biggest city to refrain from operating until the end of this month, following the central government's extension of the state of emergency, a..
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Japan's PM expected to extend state of emergency until end-May: NHK

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to extend the country's state of emergency on Monday until the end of May, public broadcaster NHK said.
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Japan to decide whether to extend state of emergency as early as Monday: broadcaster NHK

Japan will formally decide as early as Monday whether to extend its nationwide state of emergency, said public broadcaster NHK, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned citizens to prepare for a..
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Japan to extend coronavirus emergency as early as Monday: NHK

Japan will extend its state of emergency for containing the novel coronavirus as early as Monday, public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said it would be difficult..
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Japan to decide as early as Monday whether to extend coronavirus emergency: NHK

Japan will formally decide as early as Monday whether to extend its state of emergency over the novel coronavirus, which was originally set to end on May 6, public broadcaster NHK said.
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Coronavirus cases on Italian cruise ship in Japan rises to about 90: NHK

About 40 more crew on an Italian cruise ship docked in Nagasaki, southwestern Japan, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, bringing the total to about..
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Italian cruise ship docked in Japan has 14 more coronavirus cases: NHK

Fourteen more cases of coronavirus infections have been confirmed on an Italian cruise ship docked for repairs at Japan's Nagasaki prefecture, bringing the total to at least 48, public broadcaster NHK..
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Confirmed Japan coronavirus cases hit 10,000: NHK

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Japan rose to 10,000 on Saturday, NHK public broadcaster said, just days after a state of emergency was extended to the entire nation in an attempt to..
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PM Abe calls for nightlife self-restraint across Japan: NHK

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called for citizens across Japan to avoid evening spots like bars and restaurants, NHK reported, in a ratcheting of social distancing guidance to fight..
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Japan's coronavirus infections surpass 6,000 cases: NHK

The total number of novel coronavirus infections in Japan hit 6,003 on Friday, NHK public broadcaster reported.
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Japan state of emergency mutes nightlife but cities still open as infections rise

The total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit more than 5,300 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite a state of emergency being imposed this week..
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Japan coronavirus cases pass 5,000 as state of emergency fails to keep people home

The total number of Japanese novel coronavirus infections hit at least 5,002 on Thursday, NHK public broadcaster said, showing no signs of slowing despite a state of emergency being imposed this week..
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Tokyo has highest daily jump in coronavirus infection with over 180 new cases: media

Tokyo has more than 180 new cases of the coronavirus infection on Thursday, which is the highest daily jump, Japanese domestic media including publich broadcaster NHK reported.
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Tokyo may keep city-run schools closed through early May: media

Tokyo is considering keeping city-operated schools closed through early May, public broadcaster NHK and other local media reported on Wednesday, a day after coronavirus infections in the Japanese..
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Tokyo coronavirus cases jump in record daily rise: NHK

Tokyo has confirmed 68 new coronavirus cases, a record daily increase, public broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday, as the Japanese capital scrambles to prevent a wider outbreak, while a cluster of..
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Japan confirms 28 new coronavirus cases at disabled center: NHK

Japanese authorities on Sunday confirmed 28 new coronavirus cases from a cluster related to a home for the disabled in Chiba prefecture, near Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said.
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Tokyo coronavirus cases rise by daily record, residents urged to stay home

Tokyo has confirmed more than 50 new coronavirus infections, a record daily increase, public broadcaster NHK reported on Saturday as the governor of Japan's capital urged citizens to stay indoors.
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Tokyo confirms more than 50 new coronavirus cases, record daily increase: NHK

Tokyo has confirmed more than 50 new coronavirus cases, which is a record daily increase, national broadcaster NHK reported on Saturday.
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Japan's capital becomes centre of its coronavirus epidemic

The governor of the Japanese capital will on Wednesday ask residents to refrain from going outside for non-essential business at the weekend, public broadcaster NHK said, after the number of cases of..
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Japan plans to scale back Olympic torch relay: NHK

Japan's Olympic organizing committee plans to dramatically scale back the torch relay until a formal decision on the Games is made, public broadcaster NHK said on Monday.
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Japan panel may advise relaxation of virus controls for some regions: NHK

An expert panel guiding Japan's coronavirus response may advise a relaxation of controls in regions that have not seen outbreaks, broadcaster NHK reported on Thursday, as the hard hit northern island..
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Japan to advise people to avoid travel to much of Europe: NHK

Japan plans to widen travel warnings to much of Europe urging people avoid trips there as the coronavirus pandemic spreads, public broadcaster NHK said.
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Japan coronavirus infections rise to 1,484 - NHK

The number of coronavirus infections in Japan rose to 1,484 on Sunday, increasing by a faster pace than the previous day, public broadcaster NHK reported.
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Coronavirus cases in Japan at 1,423 as of Saturday morning: NHK

The number of coronavirus cases in Japan has risen to 1,423 as of mid-morning on Saturday, with western Nagasaki prefecture reporting its first case, public broadcaster NHK said.
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Japanese man in his 80s dies of coronavirus - NHK

A Japanese man in his 80s from Kanagawa prefecture, near Tokyo, has died from the coronavirus, public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday.
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Japan's Hyogo prefecture reports two new coronavirus cases: Kyodo

Japan's Hyogo prefecture reported two new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, Kyodo said, adding to public broadcaster NHK's nationwide tally of 1,190 a day earlier.
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Diamond Princess passenger dies, bringing ship's death toll to seven: NHK

A former passenger of the Diamond Princess cruise ship who was infected with coronavirus has died, bringing the death toll from the ship to seven, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.
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Japan confirms new coronavirus case in Ehime prefecture - NHK

Japan has confirmed another coronavirus infection, in the southwestern prefecture of Ehime, public broadcaster NHK reported.
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Japan confirms five more cases of coronavirus in Hokkaido: NHK

Japanese authorities have confirmed five more cases of coronavirus in Hokkaido, public broadcaster NHK said on Monday, days after the northern island declared a state of emergency.
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Elderly man in Tokyo dies after catching new coronavirus: NHK

An man in his 80s died in Tokyo on Wednesday after catching the new coronavirus, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said, citing a government source.
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Japan's J.League to postpone domestic games due to coronavirus - NHK

Japan's J.League decided to postpone all domestic soccer games through to the first half of March due to the coronavirus, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said on Wednesday.
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Fourth passenger from cruise ship dies in Japan - NHK

A fourth passenger from the cruise ship "Diamond Princess" moored in Japan has died from the coronavirus, NHK public television said on Tuesday. The passenger was in their 80s, NHK said.
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Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as public criticism grows

Two passengers from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo have died, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, as a second group of passengers began disembarking after two-weeks quarantined..
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Passengers from virus-hit cruise liner start disembarking in Japan

Passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo began disembarking on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said, after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected..
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Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

Passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo began disembarking on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said, after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected..
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Diamond Princess passengers begin disembarking in Japan: NHK

Passengers began disembarking on Wednesday from the virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship after spending two weeks in quarantine off Yokohama, near Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said.
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Japan coronavirus ship ordeal to end earlier, as Tokyo taxi driver tests positive

A taxi driver in Tokyo has tested positive for the coronavirus, NHK public TV reported, marking a further spread of the disease in Japan even as authorities said some passengers aboard a ship..
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