Monday, September 27, 2021


Japan expands virus emergency after Paralympics open

The planned move will mean 33 of Japan's 47 regions are under heightened anti-infection rules.

Japan to expand virus emergency to battle surge

Virus emergency measures will be expanded to additional areas, with the restrictions in all parts of the country running until Sept 12.

Virus cases surge in Tokyo as govt expands restrictions

On Thursday, the city reported 5,042 cases, up from 3,865 a week earlier, and 1,979 the week before that.

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics

Japan's Health Minister Norihisa Tamura says 'a strong message' must be sent.

Record virus cases in Tokyo as more regions weigh emergency

The spike in cases is likely to increase scrutiny of the Olympic Games, with persistent concerns over whether the event could drive infections.

Virus emergency to be imposed in Tokyo during Olympics, say reports

Games participants have already begun arriving in Japan, with 11,000 Olympic athletes from around 200 countries set to take part.

No warrant needed for SOP compliance checks, says home minister

He says this is provided for under the emergency ordinance currently in place.

Japan to expand virus emergency as 350,000 sign ‘Cancel Olympics’ petition

Kenji Utsunomiya, a former candidate for Tokyo governor, urges Games organisers to 'prioritise life'.

Japan declares virus emergency, 3 months before Olympics

Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Hyogo will come under a virus state of emergency from April 25 to May 11.

Nothing sinister behind emergency declaration, says PM

Muhyiddin Yassin says the declaration of emergency was made solely to curb the spread of Covid-19.

PH MPs gather at Parliament to call for Dewan Rakyat sitting

Only about 65 of Pakatan Harapan's 88 MPs turned up.

BN chief Zahid repeats call for Dewan Rakyat sitting during emergency

The BN chairman also hits out at PAS' Takiyuddin Hassan for ruling out any parliamentary sitting during the virus emergency.

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