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Akihito Muranaka
News writer on The Eastern Herald. Bringing news direct from Japan.

57 people infected at welfare facilities for persons with disabilities Chiba Higashisho-cho New corona

Chiba Prefecture announced on June 28 that 57 people, including staff and residents, had been infected with the new coronavirus at a welfare facility...
Scene from: Philip Waechter: "Toni wants to go to the sea"Illustration: Beltz & Gelberg

New children’s and youth books: Handy-Henri even takes part

The colorful illustrations in the picture book "The Kiosk" are magically attractive. With a powerful brushstroke, Anete Melece tells the fantastic story of a...
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Corona: The last moment when the infection explosion can be suppressed.

Tokyo Metropolitan Governor Koike said on Thursday that 40 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Tokyo, and said,...
EU summit fails on corona bonds: the limits of solidarity

EU summit fails on corona bonds: the limits of solidarity

The EU has failed to develop a common strategy against the impending collapse of the economy as a result of the corona crisis. At...
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Corona: Boris Johnson tested positive for Corona

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson said on Friday on Twitter that he had developed mild symptoms...

Anti-corona measures: Lindner calls for exit strategy

FDP boss Christian Lindner has called for an "exit strategy" for the German measures against the corona pandemic. Although his party shares many of the measures,...

Corona crisis: medical students protest against “hammer exam”

In a joint statement, the Institute for Medical and Pharmaceutical Examination Questions (IMPP) and the Faculty of Medicine (MFT) recommended that the responsible ministries...
Corona response: Dublin deportations suspended

Corona response: Dublin deportations suspended

The Federal Ministry of the Interior has stopped all deportations to other EU countries due to the corona crisis. The so-called “Dublin transfer” will be suspended for the...
Autocrat dreams in the Corona crisis: Orban's Corona dictatorship

Autocrat dreams in the Corona crisis: Orban’s Corona dictatorship

Times of crisis are often a test of character. From Julius Caesar to Indira Gandhi, rulers were granted powers of attorney in times of crisis...
Abortion and corona: bleeding until death

Abortion and corona: bleeding until death

Doctors and associations fear for the health and life of women because the experts see access to abortions during the corona pandemic at risk. In a joint...