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Member news + news COVID-19 (April 23)

Member news + news COVID-19 (April 23)

We hope you are staying healthy, and keeping yourself occupied.


We hereby gladly share some more member news with you:

-Member restaurant Le Petit Tonneau Toranomon is still open on weekdays from 11:30 till 20:00, and is now also offering take-out and delivery.


-To get some inspiration for your own Belgian and Luxembourg recipes at home, we kindly refer to the previously introduced fb pages of Champ de Soleil and LTIO.


-If you are looking for some cultural inspiration, member Visit Flanders shared with us the Stay-at-Home-Museum tours of the Flemish Masters


-Unfortunately we also have to inform you that Belgian Beer Weekend Yokohama has been canceled in May. The Nagoya edition will be postponed to August, Osaka to September. Exact dates tbc.


Some news headlines of the past days:

-Prime Minister Abe says Japan at crucial stage for lifting of state of emergency (April 22, Kyodo News)


-Lifting state of emergency will be decided at the last minute (April 22, The Asahi Shimbun)


-Data shows wide failure to reach Japan gov’t goal of 80% cut in interactions amid outbreak (April 23, Mainichi Japan)


-Only 18% of Japanese stopped going to work due to COVID-19: poll (April 21, Kyodo News)


-Tokyo Station users drop by 89% (April 22, The Yomiuri Shimbun)


-Tokyo may regulate entry to supermarkets amid crowding: Gov. Koike (April 22, Mainichi Japan)


-Japan to extend visa suspensions until end of May as virus spreads (April 21, Kyodo News)


Stay healthy, safe and at home!


The BLCCJ office