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  1. Lothor

    COVID-19 Japanese government payout

    It looks like non-Japanese residents in Japan will be eligible for this one-off payout of 100,000 yen, so thought it would be worth starting a thread to provide information on eligibility and how to apply. Nothing has been finalised yet, but a foreign student in Japan asked me on Facebook if...
  2. thomas

    COVID-19 Coronavirus: situation in Japan

    I thought it would be useful to have one thread dedicated to the COVID-19 situation in Japan. With the number of infections increasing the government still believes that the current status does not warrant a general lockdown. Social distancing measures, too, haven't really taken hold yet. As I...
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