Covid-19 deaths in Sweden pass 3,000: Low deaths in Nordic and Visegrad nations

Covid-19 deaths in Sweden pass 3,000: Low deaths in Nordic and Visegrad nations Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Sweden took a different approach to tackle the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. Hence, people have greater freedom because restrictions are limited in comparison to other developed nations. However, with deaths being…

UK and 30,000 Covid-19 deaths: V4 of Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia with few deaths

UK and 30,000 Covid-19 deaths: V4 of Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia with few deaths Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The death toll from coronavirus (Covid-19) in the United Kingdom is shockingly high compared with the Visegrád Group (V4) of Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. Indeed, the United Kingdom is the…

Israel sends humanitarian aid from Wuhan to Europe: Assisting against coronavirus

Israel sends humanitarian aid from Wuhan to Europe: Assisting against coronavirus Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The city of Wuhan in China is infamous for being the epicenter of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic that is sweeping across the world. Yet, the international airport serving Wuhan is also highlighting the fact that…

Czechia took quick action to stifle the coronavirus and protect the elderly

Czechia took quick action to stifle the coronavirus and protect the elderly Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Unlike the horrendous coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll that engulfed Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom this didn’t happen to Czechia (Czech Republic). This is based on stifling infections by taking immediate…

Belgium in cautious coronavirus reopening next month: Pragmatism of PM Wilmès

Belgium in cautious coronavirus reopening next month: Pragmatism of PM Wilmès Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Belgium announced a very cautious re-opening from the middle of May. However, Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès stressed that strict monitoring would ensue. This is based on the unpredictability of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. In terms…

Tokyo Governor and the nighttime coronavirus: Bars and restaurants can stay open until 8 pm

Tokyo Governor and the nighttime coronavirus: Bars and restaurants can stay open until 8 pm Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In recent weeks, in parallel with the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the coronavirus (Covid-19) is gradually spreading. Of course, cynical voices note the coronavirus entered Japan in the middle of January.…