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News COVID-19 and support measures (March 31)

News COVID-19 and support measures (March 31)

The main news of the last 24 hours:


-Tokyo Olympics to begin July 23 next year after delay due to virus – Olympics will be held from July 23 to Aug. 8 and Paralympics from Aug. 24 to Sept. 5, 2021 (March 31, Kyodo News)


-Tokyo asks residents to avoid night spots (March 31, NHK World)


-Calls grow for Japan PM to declare state of emergency over virus (March 30, Kyodo News)


-Toyota to temporarily stop all plants in Europe, Russia (March 30, Kyodo News)


Belgian Beer Weekend Nagoya, originally scheduled from 23 April till 6 May 2020, will be postponed to a later date in summer (dates tbc)


Support measures for businesses:
The French Chamber of Commerce (CCI France Japon) has also been compiling information regarding COVID-19:
We would like to highlight 2 dossiers in particular:


Stay safe and healthy!


The BLCCJ office