February 4, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 4, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 4, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

China committed to realizing Xi’s visit to Japan

  • February 3, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan names ambassadors to 4 countries, UNESCO

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:42 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russian nuclear technology is on the verge of dominating the world

  • January 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to host Pacific islands summit in 2021

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan auto sales down 11.7 pct in Jan.

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan tells embassies merits of releasing Fukushima water into ocean

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ANA, Singapore Air ink comprehensive tie-up deal

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Advantest completes acquisition of American firm

  • February 4, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Small and Medium Enterprise Agency to support international sales

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Abe defends SDF’s sharing of maritime intelligence with U.S. military

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei digital
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SECURITY

NEC comes under major cyberattacks, defense data possibly breached

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan MSDF not to join U.S. military in Middle East: Abe

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Ie Village to adopt resolution over object dropped by U.S. military

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Comment: Trump demands Japan and South Korea pay for nuclear umbrella

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 3, 2020

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 3, 2020

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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POLITICS

Kishida fails to demonstrate uniqueness at Diet debate

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

The Kawai scandal and the race to succeed Shinzo Abe

  • February 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Men in masks

  • February 2, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Transporter will automatically dock to ISS

  • February 4, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 6
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan denies entry of eight people to prevent spread of coronavirus

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SCIENCE

GOJ to widen criteria for new coronavirus screening

  • February 4, 2020
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Total of 11 people denied entry to Japan due to coronavirus

  • February 4, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SOCIETY

Thirteen people disembarked from Diamond Princess in Naha

  • February 4, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SOCIETY

G7 health ministerial teleconference held on new coronavirus

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei digital
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SOCIETY

Cruise ship undergoes large-scale quarantine at Yokohama port

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Vigilance at border is critical, MLIT

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 25
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SOCIETY

Route of Diamond Princess

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Quarantined ship’s newspaper breaks down passengers by nationality

  • February 3, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 6:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Abe pressed to do more as coronavirus fatalities in China surpass SARS toll

  • February 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan expands scope of people subject to coronavirus tests

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Forty GSDF members assist Japanese evacuated from China

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SOCIETY

400,000 Chinese travelers to cancel trips to Japan

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Defending against the coronavirus

  • February 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Fallout from new coronavirus

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Japan quarantines ship due to passenger infected with coronavirus

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 00:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t asks people to be wary of rumors amid virus outbreak

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:55 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

New Ainu culture complex generating little buzz outside Hokkaido

  • February 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Test flights on new route over Tokyo lead to noise complaints

  • February 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Noise pollution along new Haneda routes measures 70 to 80 decibels

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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SOCIETY

Japan tests new flight routes for Haneda Airport arrivals and departures

  • February 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan steps up efforts to develop rapid test kit for new coronavirus

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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