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Japan maps out how to begin accepting foreign travelers

Business people from Taiwan and other COVID-19 success areas would be first in line

Japan intends to reopen to foreign travelers in stages, with businesspeople at the head of the line and tourists at the very back. (Photo by Rie Ishii)

TOKYO -- Japan is preparing to gradually ease its entry restrictions on foreign visitors, with business travelers and researchers being the first to get the green light.

No timeframe has yet been set; determinations will be based not only on Japan containing the virus but on how well other countries and territories have doused the coronavirus threat.

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