In the press review of this Monday, February 22, we will discuss: Early end of the state of emergency envisaged for six departments, Naomi Osaka dedicates her victory to the victims of the earthquake and the coronavirus finally a starred Parisian restaurant opens a shop sister in Shizuoka.
Early end of the state of emergency envisaged for six departments
The central government is considering an early lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency for all departments except those in the Tokyo metropolitan area. While the state of emergency is in effect until March 7, the government plans to withdraw the departments of Aichi, Gifu, Kyôto, Osaka, Hyôgo and Fukuoka from the state of emergency at the end of the month. February. Experts from the central government advisory group said the number of new infections and the burden on the health system, among other factors, has improved in those departments. The expert committee began to develop a plan to keep the number of new infections low after the end of the state of emergency.
Naomi Osaka dedicates her victory to the victims of the earthquake and coronavirus
Naomi Osaka paid tribute to her fans on Monday by dedicating her last victory at the Australian Open to those affected by the 2011 disaster and the coronavirus pandemic. The tennis women, who now has four Grand Slam titles to his name after winning the Australian Open and US Open twice, thanked all stakeholders for allowing the tournament to take place in a context pandemic, as well as fans around the world. Osaka beat former world number one Garbine Muguruza as well as Serena Williams en route to her second Grand Slam title in Melbourne.
A Michelin-starred Parisian restaurant opens sister boutique in Shizuoka
The owner of a three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Paris has opened a sister establishment, promising French cuisine made from local ingredients and served with stunning views of Mount Fuji. Kei Kobayashi is the first Japanese to obtain three Michelin stars in Paris, thanks to his high-end restaurant: Kei, in the French capital. His new facility, Maison Kei, opened in Gotemba, Shizuoka County, on January 30. It is in collaboration with Toraya Confectionery Co, a long-established Japanese confectionery maker in the Minato district of Tokyo. The new restaurant offers French dishes prepared by a top chef at lower prices than its French counterpart.