Coronavirus latest: New York to start reopening June 8

Coronavirus latest: New York to start reopening June 8

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Global cases have reached 5,867,727, according to Johns Hopkins University. The worldwide death toll has hit 362,238. To see how the disease has...
Nissan recovery plan seen as start of long journey by investors

Nissan recovery plan seen as start of long journey by investors

TOKYO — The massive restructuring plans laid out by Nissan Motor that led to its worst loss in 20 years have not dispelled doubts among investors and analysts about whether the Japanese carmaker is now fully on the road to recovery. Nissan is likely to face more...
Japan to shelve September school start at least until 2022

Japan to shelve September school start at least until 2022

TOKYO — Japan will likely forgo shifting to a September school year at least until 2022 as teachers and municipal officials are overwhelmed with dealing with disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  A ruling Liberal Democratic Party working team on...
September school start in Japan shelved until 2021 or later

September school start in Japan shelved until 2021 or later

TOKYO — Japanese schools will stick with an academic calendar beginning in April for now, putting off the much-discussed possibility of a September start to 2021 or later. Government officials and ruling party lawmakers say shifting to a September start this...
September school start would need some 30 legal changes in Japan

September school start would need some 30 legal changes in Japan

TOKYO — The Japanese government said Thursday that shifting the start of the school year to September would require more than 30 legal revisions. The government held a meeting that day with officials from multiple ministries, including the education and labor...