Monthly Archives: March 2020

Governor condemns restaurants in Japan for banning foreigners amid virus fears

Saga Governor Yoshinori Yamaguchi addresses the press after a meeting of the Coronavirus Countermeasures Working Group on March 27, 2020 (Mainichi / Shizuka Takebayashi) SAGA – A governor in southwestern Japan has criticized local businesses for refusing to serve overseas customers over fears over the coronavirus pandemic, telling them to …

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Racist letters sent to Yokohama Chinatown restaurants amid Japan coronavirus fears

A letter sent to a longtime restaurant in Yokohama’s Chinatown shows discriminatory attacks against Chinese people, in this photo taken in Kaiinkaku in the city’s Naka district on March 4, 2020. (Mainichi/Hiroshi Maruyama) YOKOHAMA — Several restaurants in Chinatown in this city, south of Tokyo, have received letters containing hate …

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