Kishida: Japan will further ease Covid border controls

NEW YORK, Sep 23 (NHK) - Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has said Japan will further ease border controls aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Kishida made the comment to reporters in New York where he attended the United Nations General Assembly.

Kishida said Japan will end the limit on the number of people entering Japan. It will also lift the ban on individual travel and allow visa-free visits from October 11.

Japan now limits the number of entrants to 50,000 per day. The number of daily infections has been decreasing, so the tourism industry and other sectors are calling on the government to further ease the border controls. ...continue reading

Sep 23 (ANNnewsCH) - 岸田総理大臣はアメリカ・ニューヨークの証券取引所で講演し、日本への投資を呼び掛けたうえで来月11日から水際対策を緩和することを表明しました。  ...continue reading