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Japan eateries struggle with ventilation requirement in winter to battle Covid-19

November 23, 2020 1:58 PM

TOKYO (THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - As izakaya pubs and other eateries struggle to stay open amid the Covid-19 outbreak, they are now coming face to face with the challenge of keeping their premises sufficiently ventilated before full-blown winter arrives.

China restaurant apologises for weighing customers

August 15, 2020 5:15 PM

BEIJING (AFP) - A restaurant in China has apologised for its controversial policy of asking diners to weigh themselves before entry in an overzealous response to a new national campaign against food waste.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong reverses virus ban on restaurant dining

July 30, 2020 4:24 PM

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong's government on Thursday (July 30) reversed a day-old ban on restaurants serving dine-in customers - introduced to control the spread of coronavirus - following widespread public anger.

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