February 6, 2020

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HEADLINES

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  • February 6, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 6, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan ranks as 3rd-biggest country for U.S. trade deficit in 2019

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: State of Union address too inward-looking

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S. presidential election will have many points of interest

  • February 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Arctic thaw triggers Russian reinforcement of defenses

  • January 29, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump emphasizes accomplishments in State of the Union

  • February 6, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-UK foreign ministerial meeting to be held in Tokyo

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Major Japan firms expected to see 9.6% profit fall in FY 2019

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

6 major central banks to meet on digital currency in April

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:07 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Regulations on tech giants 1st step toward preventing unfair transactions

  • February 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan wants to revitalize the WTO — Here’s why the E.U. and U.S. are on its side

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Foreigners urged to be aware of drone rules in Japan

  • January 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
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SECURITY

4 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:33 p.m.
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SECURITY

Defense Minister Kono stresses the importance of Marines’ presence in Okinawa

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

60th anniversary of the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty: Era of “mutual defense”

  • January 19, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , Lead story
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 5, 2020

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 5, 2020

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

“We’ll form coalition government as separate parties,” CDPJ’s Edano

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe’s losing wager?

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

Highlights of January 2020 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • February 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Coronavirus death toll reaches 563 in China

  • February 6, 2020
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

Mother-to-child coronavirus transmission suspected in China

  • February 6, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SCIENCE

Two additional cases of coronavirus infection reported

  • February 6, 2020
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Micronesia bans entry of people who have stayed in Japan within two weeks

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

GOJ to extend quarantine period for returnees from Wuhan to 12.5 days

  • February 6, 2020
  • , NTV, Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Government-chartered airplane to depart for Wuhan at 8 p.m.

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Sankei digital
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SOCIETY

4th evacuation flight for Japanese in Hubei planned Thurs.

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:40 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Talks on Xi’s Japan visit stall with China busy over viral outbreak

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:24 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Naha goes on high alert, days after visit by virus-hit cruise ship

  • February 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Automakers count down to looming China parts shortage

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:02 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan must plan rational steps as coronavirus issue worsens

  • February 5, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:11 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Who’s that masked man?

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

2 foreign researchers named Japan Prize winners

  • February 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:33 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japanese companies look to teleworking to avoid coronavirus

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:45 p.m.
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