TOKYO Japan's lack of a vaccination passport and limited testing capacity is threatening ambitions to reopen the economy at a crucial year-end period when restaurants earn up to a half of their annual revenue and travel agencies are at their busiest.
TOKYO, Oct 15 The chief executive of Japanese
cosmetics giant Shiseido Co believes inbound tourism
will return next year as the pandemic abates, beginning a
gradual recovery in sales of high-end goods to travellers.
TOKYO, Oct 14 Japan's Fast Retailing
expects a continued recovery in sales and profits in the year to
August 2022 as the pandemic abates, the owner of clothing brand
Uniqlo said on Thursday.
TOKYO Japan's COVID-19 case numbers have plummeted to the lowest in nearly a year just as other parts of Asia are struggling with surging infections, leaving health experts perplexed and raising concern of a winter rebound.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Typhoon winds and rain dampened what might have been a more celebratory mood in Tokyo on Friday, as restaurants were allowed to sell alcohol and stay open later following the lifting of the latest COVID-19 state of emergency.
TOKYO, Oct 1 Typhoon winds and rain dampened
what might have been a more celebratory mood in Tokyo on Friday,
as restaurants were allowed to sell alcohol and stay open later
following the lifting of the latest COVID-19 state of emergency.
TOKYO Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Friday that "human error" caused metal contaminants to get into Moderna Inc COVID-19 vaccine doses, leading to a recall.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan has protested a South Korean court order that assets seized from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries be sold off to pay compensation to two women subjected to forced labour for the company during Japan's occupation of the Korean peninsula.
TOKYO/SINGAPORE Several Asian nations are quickly ramping up vaccination campaigns from shaky starts to combat growing COVID-19 infections, as supply shipments roll in and people overcome hesitancy in hopes of easing curbs and freeing up travel.