“Japan” in the news

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Malay Mail
· Japan’s Uniqlo to make masks using underwear fabric  
Facial masks have been in short supply in Japan since the coronavirus epidemic swept the country, prompting businesses such as sportswear brand Mizuno Corp and smartphone screen maker Sharp Corp to start producing them.
Malay Mail
· Asia stocks mostly up on lockdown easing but Hong Kong extends losses  
Japan’s prime minister is expected later today to lift a state of emergency in Tokyo, after last week lifting it for the western Osaka region, while Spain and Italy are preparing to reopen their borders to kickstart their crucial tourism sectors.
· Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow  
Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy after new cases slowed to a crawl.
The Japan Times
· Japanese government panel says time right to lift emergency in five prefectures  
While a European-style lock down isn’t legally possible in Japan, the state of emergency enabled local governments to instruct businesses to close or operate for shortened hours, and to ask residents to stay at home.
Malay Mail
· Japan to end Tokyo's state of emergency  
TOKYO, May 25 — Japan will lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions today, while the Nikkei reported a plan for new stimulus worth almost US$1 trillion (RM4.36 trillion) to help companies ride out the coronavirus pandemic.
The Japan Times
· Huddersfield owner says up to 60 clubs could go bust in next year  
Since the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis, The Japan Times has been providing free access to crucial news on the impact of the novel coronavirus as well as practical information about how to cope with the pandemic.
The Japan Times
· ‘New normal,’ new perspectives  
For Japan, a country known for its corporate warriors who demonstrate dedication through spending most of their time in the workplace, the coronavirus pandemic could transform the nation’s corporate world.
· Japan looking to end Tokyo's state of emergency  
TOKYO - Japan is looking to lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions while also considering fresh stimulus worth almost $1 trillion to help companies ride out the coronavirus pandemic, Nikkei reported on Monday.
The China Post
· Asia Today: More Australians in class, Tokyo measure to ease  
— JAPAN READY TO EASE EMERGENCY: Japan is set to remove a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other remaining prefectures, entirely ending the measure that began nearly eight weeks ago.