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Mari Saito

As Japan re-opens, a hospital grapples with coronavirus aftermath

01 Jul 2020

YOKOHAMA Doctors in white coats and blue scrubs sat around a conference room table in June, looking up at a colourful slide projected on the wall.  | Video

Kurdish case becomes rallying cry for Japan protest against police

06 Jun 2020

TOKYO The case of a Kurdish man who says he was stopped and shoved to the ground by Tokyo police became a rallying cry for protesters marching in solidarity with Black Lives Matter on Saturday.

Kurdish case becomes rallying cry for Japan protest against police

06 Jun 2020

TOKYO The case of a Kurdish man who says he was stopped and shoved to the ground by Tokyo police became a rallying cry for protesters marching in solidarity with Black Lives Matter on Saturday.

Mission of Mercy: On duty at Japan's 'last-chance' hospital for coronavirus

22 May 2020

KAWASAKI, Japan Two paramedics jump out the back of an idling ambulance with Tokyo plates, carefully lowering an elderly woman on a stretcher. The patient, her small face covered with an oxygen mask, disappears behind St. Marianna's automatic doors.

On Japan's stretched frontline, doctors and nurses DIY a coronavirus response

28 Apr 2020

TOKYO At any given time, seven out of eight beds in the intensive care unit of St. Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo are taken up by critically ill coronavirus patients.

EXCLUSIVE-Japan businessman paid $8.2 mln by Tokyo Olympics bid lobbied figure at center of French corruption probe

31 Mar 2020

By Antoni Slodkowski, Nathan Layne, Mari Saito and Ami Miyazaki

In Japan, hotels lose out on Olympic bet as coronavirus spreads

25 Mar 2020

OSAKA The Osaka Corona Hotel in western Japan has been eerily quiet and empty the past few weeks.

Fukushima dreams: a baseball star, a father and their shattered town

10 Mar 2020

IITATE, Japan Kazuo Ouchi drives down a single-lane road through sheets of rain until he reaches a gravel driveway leading to a weathered farmhouse. Yellowing lace curtains are drawn tight over the windows, shutting out the weak winter light.

In Fukushima, Olympic torch relay faces cool welcome from nuclear evacuees

02 Mar 2020

FUTABA, Japan Dressed in protective plastic coveralls and white booties, Yuji Onuma stood in front of the row of derelict buildings that included his house, and sighed as he surveyed his old neighborhood. | Video

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