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Coronavirus

Is Japan listening? Stay-home request heeded, but not by all

Tokyo's movement restrictions still lax compared with NY and Paris

A street in Tokyo's popular Shibuya district was noticeably less busy on Saturaday than normal, but was far from deserted. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

TOKYO -- When Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike called an emergency news conference Monday night, reporters expected her to announce tougher restrictions on people's movements.

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