February 3, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 3, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 3, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Can Europe prevent decline after Britain leaves the EU?

  • February 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:23 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Abe can’t find way out

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Abe’s cherry blossom blues

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Final post informed by nearly 20 years in Japan

  • February 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan keen to conclude free trade accord with UK

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Entire Japan Inc to be outspent by 5 US tech giants in R&D

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan-EU trade grows 1 year after EPA

  • February 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan businesses hope U.K. and EU will swiftly conclude trade pact

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:02 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan set to give domestic drone industry a lift

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:44 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t earmarks 390 billion yen for AI-related budget

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Construction of new runway at Narita approved

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 27
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ECONOMY

New flight routes over central Tokyo tested

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Delayed probe of Fukushima No. 1 reactor to push back fuel debris removal

  • January 31, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Final disposal of Fukushima nuke water should reflect local input

  • February 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:20
  • English Press

ECONOMY

China woes and tax hike weigh on Japan Inc.’s fiscal 2019 earnings

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

No. of foreign workers in Japan hits record 1.66 million

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MOFA to use ODA to develop infrastructure in Pacific island nations

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

JFE streams into Southeast Asia water treatment sector

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s syndicated loans to India climb 20%

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:12 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: Japan should boost neighbors’ manufacturing industries

  • February 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan seeks discussions with ROK over shipbuilding subsidies

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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SECURITY

More cases of hacks on Japanese defense firms unveiled

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:54
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. Marine arrested on DUI charges

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
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SECURITY

Japanese destroyer departs for Middle East on maritime security mission

  • February 3, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

SECURITY

MOD to step up efforts to combat cyberattacks

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 2, 2020

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 1, 2020

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 31, 2020

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Schedule of key political events in 2020

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Main events scheduled for Feb. 3-9

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:39 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower, Upper House Budget Committees, Jan. 31, 2020

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Shinjiro Koizumi’s paternity leave raises a few eyebrows

  • February 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s Cabinet approves tax reform bills to promote investment

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

SCIENCE

Abe says Japan developing rapid test kit for new coronavirus

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

METI panel recommends releasing Fukushima radioactive water into ocean

  • February 1, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ refuses entry to five foreigners who stayed in Hubei

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

Editorial: World must be ready for long coronavirus fight

  • January 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to send 4th evacuation flight to Wuhan later this week

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Thoroughly prepare for prolonged outbreak of new type of pneumonia

  • February 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Minato Ward provides 50,000 surgical masks to Chinese Embassy

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 31
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SOCIETY

Tokyo area logs net population inflow of 148,000 in 2019

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign entrants to Japan hit record high in 2019

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese justice: Innocent until proven guilty or innocent until detained?

  • February 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Shuri Castle fire had minor impact on universal value: Japan

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Reconstruction of Shuri-jo a chance to reflect anew on ‘Japan’

  • January 31, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan TV networks to begin online streaming to entice younger viewers

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Sapporo needs a stronger case for hosting 2030 Winter Olympics

  • February 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan bans entry of foreigners who visited Hubei within last two weeks

  • February 1, 2020
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