February 12, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 12, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 12, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Shinzo Abe is redefining Japan’s China policy for a generation

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China takes 9-1 lead over US in tech patents

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan donates trees to Japan to celebrate new emperor

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump reportedly not interested in summit with DPRK before election

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Amid US uncertainty, Japan Inc. turns its M&A attention to Asia

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Cabinet Office mini-whitepaper: More room for FDI

  • February 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Gov’t moves to set AI quality standards

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Koito Manufacturing invests in U.S. sensor developer

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Takara Bio to set up new U.S. hub

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

IMF urges gradual consumption tax hike in rapidly graying Japan

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:08 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Aircraft fights to keep suppliers at Singapore airshow

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Spouse of U.S. Marine presents donation for Shuri Castle restoration

  • February 6, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo , NHK
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SECURITY

Logbooks covering MSDF ships’ transit of the Strait of Hormuz blacked out

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb 11, 2020

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Kishida and Aso factions rapidly growing closer

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

Japan to hire Amazon to build government cloud

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:42 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gov’t to set up anti-disaster council at prime minister’s office

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Death toll from COVID-19 rises to 1,113 in China

  • February 12, 2020
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

Japan to ban entry of visitors from Zhejiang

  • February 12, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

MOFA urges Japanese nationals in China to return to Japan

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Jiji
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus patients to be admitted to any Japanese hospital

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:58 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

MOFA repeatedly advises Japanese nationals in China to consider returning home

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

13 regional airports in Japan to lose flights to mainland China

  • February 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nissan pauses some Japanese production as virus hits supply

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:49 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

FOCUS: Japan firms weigh production shift out of China as virus wreaks havoc

  • February 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: China’s response to outbreak reveals adverse effects of authoritarian rule

  • February 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Dr. Abe

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 8
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SOCIETY

Japan intensifies crackdown on student visa overstayers

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

FEATURE: Unusual snow shortage putting heat on 2020 Summer Games

  • February 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

WHO names new coronavirus “COVID-19”

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

Certain Diamond Princess passengers may be able to disembark earlier than planned

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

25 Americans on Diamond Princess have tested positive for COVID-19

  • February 12, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Two additional Japanese from Wuhan tested positive for new virus

  • February 12, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Japan to ban entry by people who have stayed in Zhejiang Province

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

South Korea advises citizens not to travel to Japan

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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EDUCATION

Commentary: Communication apps and English are key to global reach

  • February 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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