Tokyo Reports Largest Daily Case Total

Tokyo reports largest daily case total

Japanese health authorities say more than 80 people have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus on Sunday so far, bringing Japan's total to over 1,800.

A low pressure system and a cold air mass brought unseasonal snow to Tokyo on Sunday.

Japan Seeks Lebanon's Help With Ghosn Case

Japan seeks Lebanon's help with Ghosn case

A Japanese official has asked Lebanon's president to cooperate in the case against former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is now in Beirut after skipping bail in Japan.

Japan's State Minister of Justice Hiroyuki Yoshiie spoke with Lebanon's President Michel Aoun and Justice Minister Marie-Claude Najm in Beirut on Monday.

Coronavirus: Case Confirmed In Sapporo

Coronavirus: Case confirmed in Sapporo

A man in his 40s has tested positive for the virus in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. That's the 88th case of infection outside passengers and crew from the cruise ship Diamond Princess.

Earlier, authorities in the southwestern city of Fukuoka said a man in his 60s had also tested positive. He has not been abroad recently and is the first confirmed case in the Kyushu region.

First Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Kyushu

First case of Coronavirus confirmed in Kyushu

A man in his 60s, who lives in Fukuoka City, has tested positive for the new coronavirus. He's the first person confirmed with the virus in the Kyushu region.

It marks the 85th case of infection in Japan aside from those on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

Japan Confirms 11th Case Of Coronavirus Infection

Japan confirms 11th case of coronavirus infection

Japan's health ministry has confirmed three new cases of infection with the new-type coronavirus in the country, bringing the total to 11.

The ministry says three evacuees from the Chinese city of Wuhan have tested positive for the virus.

Seventh Case Of New Coronavirus Confirmed In Japan

Seventh case of new coronavirus confirmed in Japan

Japan's health ministry says a Chinese woman who visited Hokkaido has been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus. She is the seventh case of infection in Japan.

The woman in her 40s is a resident of the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province. She came to Japan on January 21 and began touring Hokkaido the next day.

Japan Confirms 4th Coronavirus Case

Japan confirms 4th coronavirus case

Japan's health ministry says it has confirmed the country's fourth case of the new coronavirus.

The ministry said on Sunday that the patient is a male tourist in his 40s from the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Ex-softbank Employee Arrested In Hacking Case

Ex-SoftBank employee arrested in hacking case

A former employee of Tokyo-based telecommunications giant SoftBank Corporation has been arrested on suspicion of hacking the company's confidential information.

Forty-eight-year-old Yutaka Araki was arrested by Tokyo police on Saturday. He is suspected of violating a law on preventing unfair competition.

Japan Confirms 3rd Case Of New Coronavirus

Japan confirms 3rd case of new coronavirus

Health authorities in Japan have confirmed the country's third case of the new coronavirus.

Health ministry officials say a woman in her 30s from the inland Chinese city of Wuhan complained of fever and other symptoms after she arrived in Japan last Saturday as a tourist.

Japan Confirms 2nd Coronavirus Case

Japan confirms 2nd coronavirus case

Japan's health ministry has confirmed the country's second infection of the new coronavirus strain currently spreading in China. The virus was detected in a man in his 40s visiting Tokyo from Wuhan.

The inland Chinese city has been hit by a pneumonia outbreak that is likely caused by the virus.

Japan Confirms 1st Case Of New Coronavirus

Japan confirms 1st case of new coronavirus

The Japanese health ministry says a new strain of coronavirus has been detected in a man who visited Wuhan, China. The inland Chinese city has been hit by a pneumonia outbreak that is likely caused by the virus.

This is the first confirmed case of a new coronavirus infection in Japan.

Journalist Shiori Ito Wins Damages Over Rape Case

Journalist Shiori Ito wins damages over rape case

A Japanese court has ordered a former television correspondent to pay damages worth 3.3 million yen, or about 30,000 dollars, to a journalist over a rape case.

Journalist Shiori Ito sued Noriyuki Yamaguchi, a former reporter of Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, or TBS, demanding about 100,000 dollars in compensation. Ito said she was raped by Yamaguchi in 2015 after getting drunk at a dinner with him and falling unconscious.

Suicide Of Ex-jdi Official In Embezzlement Case

Suicide of ex-JDI official in embezzlement case

NHK has learned that a former senior official of LCD panel maker Japan Display died in a suspected suicide after having been dismissed for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars of the company's money.

Investigative sources say the former executive died in a hospital after apparently committing suicide.