The Covid-19 crisis became a dominating issue for the world, and Japan is no exception. This is a timeline of the events so far.
The Chinese government has begun parading imprisoned Taiwanese on television with the claim that they are Taiwanese spies. Televised confessions of guilt have been broadcast in order to reinforce this claim.
Dateline Tokyo, our series of short reports on major news developments in Japan, for August 2020
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of August 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of July 2020.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of June 2020.
Campaigners for the removal of Kaohsiung’s mayor in an unprecedented vote on Saturday have linked their fight to get rid of the populist, China-friendly Han Kuo-yu with Hong Kong protesters’ fight for democracy.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of May 2020.
The second inauguration ceremony for President Tsai Ing-wen was held today, marking the start of Tsai’s second term as president after her January 2020 election victory.
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