February 5, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 5, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 5, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump delivers State of the Union address

  • February 5, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

UK foreign secretary to visit Asia-Pacific nations

  • February 5, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

World biggest importer Japan to invest in LNG terminals across Asia

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:22 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China ‘deeply touched’ by Japan’s support in virus fight

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:20 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.N. chief announces plan to visit Hiroshima in August

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:06 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Who will he pitch to?

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Suu Kyi must act immediately to resolve Rohingyas’ situation

  • February 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Senior Japanese diplomat to visit Seoul

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

JAL, ANA and Jetstar cutting China flights as demand withers amid coronavirus scare

  • February 4, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Jiji Press, Kyodo News
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Virus outbreak causes Japan firms to halt China business

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan GDP seen to have posted 1st drop in 5 quarters in Oct.-Dec

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:58 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Orix buys U.S. firm Specialty Welding and Turnarounds

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Japan, U.S. to up energy, infrastructure finance cooperation

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fuel Removal Work Restarts for Monju Reactor in Japan

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Group of private companies to build large offshore wind power generators

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Japanese airlines slash flights to China

  • February 5, 2020
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SECURITY

Industry group to display cybertech at U.S. security trade show

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
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SECURITY

Japan, U.S. to thwart China’s ambition; USFJ commander

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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SECURITY

Editorial: Govt should build framework for MSDF’s smooth operations in Mideast

  • February 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MOD lowered performance criteria for Henoko runway due to ground subsidence

  • January 31, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 4, 2020

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

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 4, 2020

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

Japan govt adopts bill to call for employment until 70

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

MOD to hire mid-career professionals for bureaucratic posts

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

Gov’t aims to strike a balance between security and economy

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Gov’t intervenes in appointment to top prosecutor post

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 22
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SCIENCE

Japan Not to Call for Postponing Xi Visit: Suga

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Chinese envoy comments on virus outbreak

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SCIENCE

Coronavirus outbreak casts shadow over political calendar

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to send fourth chartered flight to Wuhan sometime this week

  • February 5, 2020
  • , NHK, Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

Diamond Princess to be quarantined for next 14 days

  • February 5, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

American theater company of people with disabilities to perform in Japan

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 35
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SOCIETY

Japan wary of coronavirus impact on domestic economy

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan considering easing restrictions over coronavirus

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

New coronavirus cases in Japan increase to 23

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:20 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo to give more medical protective clothing to China

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:24 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan to Allow Chinese Family Members for Charter Flight from Hubei

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:13 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Markets’ coronavirus jitters presage deeper economic woes

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

LDP lawmakers link coronavirus with top law revisions

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to send 4th charter flight to Wuhan on Thursday

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese language tests taken in Vietnam are ripe with proxy test-takers

  • February 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Additional cases of coronavirus infection confirmed in Japan

  • February 5, 2020
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