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COVID-19 in Japan

COVID-19 in Japan

The cruise ship Diamond Princess, with people quarantined onboard due to fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus, is docked at Daikoku Pier in Yokohama, Japan on February 17, 2020. (Photo […]

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Empty shelves inside Penang supermarket

Empty shelves inside Penang supermarket

(All photos by AFLO) People flocked to supermarkets to stockpile on food and other daily necessities after Malaysia announced a 2-week travel restriction starting March 18. The first positive case […]

Society

First sunrise on New Year’s Day in Japan

First sunrise on New Year’s Day in Japan

January 1, 2020, Tokyo, Japan – People watch the sunrise which appears behind the clouds on the New Year’s Day at a beach in Tokyo on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. […]

Society

Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement parade

Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement parade

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako wave to well-wishers during their royal parade to mark the enthronement of Japanese Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, November 10, 2019. (Photo […]

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Fire at Shurijo Castle in Okinawa

Fire at Shurijo Castle in Okinawa

Flames at Shurijo Castle in Naha on the morning of October 31, 2019 in Okinawa, Japan. A fire broke out at the World Heritage listed site during the early hours […]