Tokyo asks restaurants, bars to shut early as virus spikes
Thursday, 30 July 2020 TOKYO: Tokyo's governor called Thursday for restaurants, bars and karaoke parlours to shut earlier to help contain the coronavirus as the Japanese capital reported a record new number of infections. "The current situation (in Tokyo) is more serious than before," Yuriko Koike said, citing expert opinions. "There were several...
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach briefly confronted a small group of anti-Olympics protesters outside the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, building following his meeting with the city's governor Yuriko Koike on Monday.
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TOKYO (AP) — The governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa urged the government on Wednesday to pressure the U.S. military to do more to stop an... Seattle Times Also reported by •Japan Today •WorldNews •Deutsche Welle