Matsumoto Castle, Japan Matsumoto
Matsumoto Castle is the main historical attraction of the city, preserved in its original form, supplemented by a collection of firearms, despite the steep stairs, not a tiring visit.
A very beautiful castle, I can’t even believe that it is a military fortress, it is too beautiful and picturesque.
Near the castle there is a street dedicated to frogs. The whole street is souvenir shops. A lot of cute things that are more likely to be works of art than standard tourist rubbish. I took five frogs with me.
By the way, to the left of the entrance to the fortress there is a booth of volunteer guides who will give you a free tour of the castle in English.
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Japan may prematurely lift state of emergency due to COVID-19 in some prefectures
The Japanese government plans on Thursday to decide on the early lifting of the state of emergency in some areas of the country, NHK reported on Tuesday.
Restrictions can be relaxed in more than 30 prefectures, where the incidence of coronavirus infections has declined.
It is expected that restrictions will continue in some prefectures, including Tokyo.
On Monday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would make a statement after consulting with an expert group.
The group will also include economic experts who will help the government find a balance between preventing the spread of coronavirus and resuming the economy.
On April 7, the government declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures. It was later extended throughout the country until May 31.
Currently, in Japan there are almost 16 thousand confirmed cases of the disease. The death toll is more than 650 people.
Japan after the United States approved the use of remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19
Remdesivir will be given only to patients with severe symptoms of coronavirus
Japan on Thursday approved remdesivir from Gilead Sciences Inc as a drug for treating COVID-19, making it the first officially approved drug in the country to fight coronavirus disease. It is reported by Reuters.
Japan made a decision three days after an American pharmaceutical company applied for expedited treatment authorization.
A spokesperson for the Japanese Ministry of Health told a press briefing that remdesivir would only be given to patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms.
Japan prepares to meet with UFOs
The Japanese began training after the Pentagon published videos of supposedly UFOs
The Ministry of Defense of Japan began to develop a scenario in case of meeting with unidentified flying objects (UFOs).
It is reported by The Japan Times.
Protocols are being developed for responding, recording, and reporting UFO contacts.
According to the current rules, if an unidentified object intrudes into the airspace of Japan, fighter pilots will find out where it came from and make it land. But the military does not know whether this will work with UFOs and whether they will be able to fix them from the ground.
Kono recalled the alleged UFO videos recently announced by the Pentagon. “To be honest, I don’t believe in UFOs. But since the Ministry of Defense released this video, we would like to hear from the United States about their intentions and analysis of the facilities, ”the minister explained.
Recall, April 27, the US Department of Defense published videos of alleged UFOs.