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Japan plans to top up trillion-dollar stimulus to help economy

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the government may help firms and students affected by coronavirus-related shutdowns.

Japan plans to top up trillion-dollar stimulus to help economy

AJ Impact

Japan to start distributing cash to virus-hit citizens in May

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said citizens would get about $930 each as Japan's state of emergency is extended.

Japan to start distributing cash to virus-hit citizens in May

AJ Impact

Japan's Abe to give blanket cash handouts in coronavirus stimulus

im体育官网The move will result in a smaller handout but would now cover all Japanese citizens in the virus-hit economy.

Japan's Abe to give blanket cash handouts in coronavirus stimulus

AJ Impact

Tokyo closes shops, Kyoto keeps tourists away as virus spreads

More Japanese regions are asking to be included under emergency rules as the number of new coronavirus cases rise.

Tokyo closes shops, Kyoto keeps tourists away as virus spreads

AJ Impact

Japan's Abe unveils massive $1 trillion coronavirus aid package

Japanese PM calls state of emergency and announces stimulus plan worth a staggering 20 percent of economic ouput.

Japan's Abe unveils massive $1 trillion coronavirus aid package

Coronavirus pandemic

Japan's Abe declares state of emergency amid coronavirus outbreak

Declaration is in response to surging number of infections, although people cannot legally be forced to stay home.

Japan's Abe declares state of emergency amid coronavirus outbreak

AJ Impact

Japan's services drop at fastest pace since 2009 financial crisis

Business expectations plunged last month as firms struggled to cope with the virus outbreak, a survey shows.

Japan's services drop at fastest pace since 2009 financial crisis

Coronavirus pandemic

Japan mulls delaying hosting of Olympic Games

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe now says the postponement of the Olympic Games must be considered in the bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Olympics

Japan's Abe says Olympics to be held despite coronavirus pandemic

im体育官网PM Shinzo Abe says he had no immediate intention to declare a state of emergency over the virus outbreak.

Japan's Abe says Olympics to be held despite coronavirus pandemic

AJ Impact

Japan's Abe orders antivirus steps as December consumption falls

The government said is watching developments closely as the virus outbreak could hurt inbound tourism and consumption.

Japan's Abe orders antivirus steps as December consumption falls

Japan

Japan's Abe warns conflict with Iran affects entire world

im体育官网Japan is longtime ally of the United States, but has long-standing relations and interests with Iran.

Japan's Abe warns conflict with Iran affects entire world

AJ Impact

Japan casino bribery investigation widens, arcade operator raided

im体育官网The raided gaming company operates pachinko parlours, a highly popular form of legal gambling in Japan.

Japan casino bribery investigation widens, arcade operator raided

Hassan Rouhani

Iran welcomes Japan opting out of US-led naval mission in Gulf

After meeting Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani announces Tokyo will not take part in US mission.

Iran welcomes Japan opting out of US-led naval mission in Gulf

Hassan Rouhani

Iran's Rouhani visits Japan amid nuclear deal impasse

Iranian president holds talks with Japanese PM Abe in Tokyo on future of crumbling landmark 2015 agreement.

Iran's Rouhani visits Japan amid nuclear deal impasse

Iran

Iran confirms President Hassan Rouhani to visit US ally Japan

im体育官网Announcement comes after Japan PM Shinzo Abe said Tokyo keen to play bigger role in resolving Tehran-Washington impasse.

Iran confirms President Hassan Rouhani to visit US ally Japan