COVID-19 vaccines are now available to residents over 65. When will general population be able to get a shot? A guide to COVID-19 vaccines in Japan
Third state of emergency came into effect on April 25 in Tokyo. Read on to learn what restrictions will be in place until May 11.
From Feb 13, people and businesses that do not cooperate with the Japanese authorities’ efforts to stop the spread of COVID face fines of up to 500,000 yen.
There is some good news for Japanese foreign residents stranded outside the country by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though foreign tourists still cannot get in, foreigners with a mid- or long-term status of residence are now allowed to re-enter Japan if they fulfil several conditions set out by the government. Read on for an outline of the new regulations and learn if you qualify for re-entry.
Municipalities started accepting online applications for the 100,000 yen cash handout. Read on to find out how to apply through Mynaportal!
Should you wear a mask in Japan? Take a look into the reasons behind the mask-wearing habit of the Japanese and decide for yourself!