June 04, 2020

Japan Considering Simplified Plan B for Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, June 4 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government and others involved with the preparation for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, put off by one year to summer 2021, are considering a backup plan calling for the opening and closing ceremonies to be downsized, among other things, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, it has been learned.

(Update) Japan Governors to Create Coronavirus Project Team

Tokyo, June 4 (Jiji Press)--Japanese prefectural governors agreed Thursday to establish a project team to review the spread of the new coronavirus and countermeasures that have been taken by each prefecture in order to utilize accumulated knowledge for future responses.

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