Posts Tagged Japan

Popularity of Japanese fugu to puff up ahead of Olympics

UNTV News   •   February 20, 2020

JAPAN (Reuters) – Inside the kitchen of Fukudokoro Sakai, a wholesaler across the road from a seafood market at the southern tip of the main island of Japan, the chef...

More passengers leave quarantined cruise ship in Japan to go home

UNTV News   •   February 19, 2020

Disembarkation of passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo continued on Wednesday (February 19), after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected with the...

Locsin orders immediate repatriation of Filipinos on quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Robie de Guzman   •   February 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has ordered the immediate repatriation of Filipinos aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan. In a...

US, evacuate citizens from Japan cruise ship; South Korea to follow suit

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 17, 2020

The United States (US) has evacuated its citizens from the virus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess off the coast of Japan. Two planes carrying around 300 American citizens left Haneda Airport...

PH mulls evacuation of Filipinos from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan

Marje Pelayo   •   February 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has begun discussing measures for the evacuation of Filipinos on board Diamond Princess cruise currently docked off at Yokohama Port in Japan...

Japan reports first coronavirus death, the second outside China

Marje Pelayo   •   February 14, 2020

TOKYO, Japan – The Ministry of Health announced on Thursday (February 13) the country’s first death from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the second fatality outside China, the outbreak’s country of origin....

Captain announces an additional 44 new coronavirus cases on board Diamond Princess

UNTV News   •   February 13, 2020

Japan is allowing elderly passengers on the quarantined cruise liner the Diamond Princess to disembark and continue their quarantine on shore, according to announcements from the captain and the health...

Japan cruise ship coronavirus cases climb to 175, including quarantine officer

UNTV News   •   February 12, 2020

JAPAN (Reuters) – Another 39 people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the cruise ship Diamond Princess quarantined in Japan and one quarantine officer also infected, bringing the total...

39 more people on Japan cruise ship test positive for coronavirus

UNTV News   •   February 12, 2020

JAPAN (Reuters) – Thirty-nine more people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said on Wednesday (February 12). “We have found...

3 Filipinos among 66 new nCoV cases on cruise ship quarantined in Japan

Robie de Guzman   •   February 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The operator of a cruise ship being quarantined in Yokohama, Japan has reported 66 more individuals who tested positive for a novel coronavirus, bringing to 135 the...

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