-Japan to give cloth face masks to 50 million households to fight virus as part of the economic package that the government will compile next week (April 1, Kyodo News)
-Sentiment among Japan’s big manufacturers falls into negative for first time in seven years (April 1, The Japan Times)
-Japan to expand entry ban to 73 countries, regions amid virus spread (April 1, Kyodo News)
–Japan Post: Temporary suspension of acceptance and delivery delays of mail items destined to various countries/territories, incl. Belgium and Luxembourg (as of April 1)
-Japan enacts legislation to facilitate employment until age 70 (March 31, The Mainichi)
-Information to companies and those working in Tokyo by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (mainly in Japanese)
-Also the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has posted an update regarding salary support (in Japanese only)
-Coronavirus-related updates from Luxembourg can be found here
-Coronavirus-related updates from Belgium can be found here
–Federation of Belgian Chambers of Commerce: overview of measures in the EU and in the world
-We also advise you to revisit the links from our first newsletter to keep track of updates.
In the meantime, stay healthy and safe!
The BLCCJ office