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April 6, 2020

Japan
Abe Declares National Emergency Over COVID-19

Prime Minister Abe today announced that he was placing seven regions of Japan, Tokyo and its neighboring prefectures of Saitama, Kanagawa, and Chiba, as well as Osaka, Hyogo, and Fukuoka under a stat…

A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks past a closed cherry blossom viewing spot during the first weekend after Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike (not pictured) urged Tokyo residents to stay indoors in a bid to keep the coronavirus disease from spreading, at Ueno park in Tokyo, Japan March 28, 2020.

August 1, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of August 1, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Andrew Hill, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Amid a slew of world crises, U.S. secretary of state John Kerry …

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) greets Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on July 31, 2014 (Lucas Jackson/Courtesy: Reuters).

October 24, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of October 24, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Andrew Hill, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. North Korea releases U.S. prisoner. On Tuesday, Pyongyang releas…

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June 17, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of June 17, 2016

Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, Ayumi Teraoka, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Prominent Chinese lawyer facing possibility of lifetime impri…

Tokyo Governor Resignation

May 20, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of May 20, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Sri Lanka reeling from massive flooding and mudslides. …

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