Published: June 17, 2021
The government plans to end the novel coronavirus state of emergency as scheduled on Sunday in nine out of the 10 prefectures, including Tokyo and Osaka, where the measures are currently in effect.
Published: April 23, 2021
The government is expected to decide Friday to declare a state of emergency in the four prefectures of Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, where novel coronavirus infections are spreading at a fast pace. The state of emergency is expected to last at least three weeks, beginning around Sunday.
Published: January 15, 2021
The latest declaration of a state of emergency was expanded to include seven more prefectures only six days after the declaration for the Tokyo metropolitan area was issued, highlighting the change in the central government’s policy as it struggles with measures against the novel coronavirus.
Published: November 29, 2020
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has called on people in Osaka and Sapporo to refrain from travel outside the cities, where novel coronavirus cases are rising. Trips to the two cities had already been excluded from the Go To Travel campaign in a revision of the government's tourism promotion program.
Published: September 02, 2020
The Department of Industrial Promotion has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Japanese government and private sector to promote joint investment and trade between Thai and Japanese companies in Shimane and Osaka, deputy director-general Phassakorn Chairat said.
Published: November 05, 2019
Central Group is spreading its wings even further, its chief executive Tos Chirathivat announced this week, investing Bt20 billion in three projects – a mixed-use project in Vienna, Austria, the Centara Grand Hotel Osaka, Japan, and the Rinascente Department Store in Turin, Italy.