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USEFUL LINKS COVID-19

Updates on the situation in JAPAN:   -Daily updates from Japanese news agency Kyodo News in Japanese and English   -Prime Minister’s Office of Japan in Japanese and English   -Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry – Support Measures for Companies Concerning the Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus Disease in Japanese and English   -Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in Japanese and English   […]

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News COVID-19 (April 10)

Here are some headlines after the state-of-emergency was declared.   -Japan mulls wider state of emergency as prefectures (Kyoto, Aichi) seek inclusion (April 10, Kyodo News)   -Tokyo governor to outline state of emergency closure requests today (April 10, Kyodo News) Barbers, DIY shops seen off Tokyo’s closure request list over coronavirus (April 10, Kyodo News)   -Governors urge Abe to […]

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Sales/services from BLCCJ members to the members

In these times of crisis we want to do whatever we can to help you. So we have listed here some sales/services from our members for the members.   1) C’Select has a stock of Dandoy biscuits they are selling at very reduced prices. You can find all the details in English and Japanese in attachment. If you want to order, […]

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News COVID-19 (April 8)

Headline today is of course the state-of-emergency declaration. We share here some more details.   -Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared on Tuesday a state of emergency for Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka, effective through May 6. Roughly 56 million people, or about 45 percent of the country’s total population, will be asked to refrain […]

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News COVID-19 (April 6)

Here are some headlines we gathered for you since Friday:   -Japan PM Abe to declare a state of emergency amid surge in virus infections – Gov’t eyes putting state of emergency into effect Wednesday (April 6, Kyodo News)   -Essential services to run in Tokyo even in state of emergency: Koike (April 3, Kyodo News) Almost daily […]

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JETRO survey on the impact of COVID-19

The following information reached us through the European Business Council (EBC): Thank you very much for your continued cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). We would like to conduct an out-of-cycle, short survey in order to understand the impacts of the expansion of the COVID-19 on business operations of foreign-affiliated companies so we […]

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