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Olympus workers with disabilities hold 24-hour strike for higher wages

Seeking to win higher wages, unionized disabled workers at Japan’s leading manufacturer of optical and digital precision technology, Olympus Corporation, held a 24-hour strike.


Olympic Games 'with spectators' are opposite of needed effort to control flow of people

The national government and the Tokyo Metropolitan government have decided to hold the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games with spectators in spite of the expert group’s recommendation that the Games with no spectators is "preferable".

Gov’t should take seriously experts’ warning about spread of Olympic-induced infections: Shii

Dr. Omi Shigeru, the chairman of the government panel of experts on the novel coronavirus, and 25 panel members published a report on an assessment of the risk of spreading COVID-19 infections during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.


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