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In Japan, where there are now strict restrictions on the sale of alcohol during the pandemic, a notice hangs in one of the restaurants
"Alcohol is not for sale, but if you pour yourself one without asking, we will fine you 500 yen."
About 10,000 volunteers refused to work at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo
The main reason for the refusal was people's concern about COVID-19. The number of volunteers has dropped to 70,000, but this should not greatly affect the Olympics.
The first thousand volunteers refused to participate in late February. According to the agency, this was provoked by sexist statements of the former president of the organizing committee Yoshiro Mori.
The Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held from July 23 to August 8. Initially, they were supposed to take place last year, but due to the coronavirus, the competition was postponed.
In Japan, mass vaccinations are being started in the workplace and at universities to vaccinate as many people as possible before the Tokyo Olympics
Moderna will be used for vaccination.
Japan's Secretary-General Katsunobu Kato said the date could be adjusted if the government believes vaccination of people over 65 can be completed by the end of July.
He also said that companies and universities will decide for themselves who to vaccinate. Authorities recommended that priority be given to the elderly and people with comorbidities. Family members of the staff of these facilities may also be eligible for the vaccine.
In Japan, Ma Corporation Introduces Katsugyo Portable Live Fish Aquarium
The container is made for pet owners who want to take their fish for a walk, as well as for lovers of fresh fish.
In Japan, people oppose the Olympic Games in Tokyo
Today, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said that fighting the fourth wave of the pandemic and the sluggish vaccination campaign, the Japanese government is seeking to continue the state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May.
Opinion polls in Japan have shown that the majority of the population opposes the Games, which should start on July 23.
Japan decided to declare a state of emergency in the prefectures of Tokyo, Osaka, Hyogo and Kyoto
The emergency regime will take effect on Sunday and will be in effect until May 11.
The government plans to close bars and restaurants that offer spirits and karaoke services in these prefectures.
Traffic on metro and bus lines will end earlier, and the number of flights will be reduced.
The Japanese automobile corporation Toyota intends to release a number of models of electric vehicles by 2025
Toyota Motor Corporation has announced a new strategy: the company will manufacture electric cars. By 2025, it is planned to produce a line of 15 electric cars.
The company has already presented at the Shanghai Motor Show (Auto Shanghai 2021) the first model in this series - a new all-electric concept SUV Toyota bZ4X.