February 19, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 19, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 19, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Record of mass detention of Uighurs revealed

  • February 19, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump says considering attending Tokyo Olympics in summer

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:10 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t asked to issue resolution denouncing North Korean human rights abuses

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe makes overtures to DPRK Kim about creating a new Pyongyang declaration

  • February 17, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Russia exhibiting a lack of sincerity in negotiations on northern territories

  • February 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:36 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Minister to forgo attending “Takeshima Day” ceremony

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

EU to negotiate with Japan for sharing airline passenger data

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:06 p.m.
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ECONOMY

European diplomats criticize Japan’s support for coal-fired plants

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Mainichi evening edition , p. 10
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan is adding to climate crisis by continuing to burn coal

  • February 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:50 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Fujitsu gets Japan’s 1st preliminary local 5G license

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:39 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan logs trade deficit in Jan. as viral outbreak clouds outlook

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:48 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan Dec. machinery orders drop 12.5%, largest fall in 15 months

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:30 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Abe’s Cabinet approves 5G and drone support bill

  • February 18, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 12:20 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan Customs taps AI for anti-smuggling enforcement

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:57 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan Inc. sees slower returns from overseas investments

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:51 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan data scientists earn 30% less than Chinese counterparts

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:50 a.m.
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ECONOMY

JAL to launch improved Tokyo-Moscow service

  • February 11, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:03 a.m.
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ECONOMY

TPP allows Canadian beef to carve a slice of Japanese meat market

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:29 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Take measures to prevent economy from stalling amid negative GDP

  • February 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:01 p.m.
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ECONOMY

New Haneda flight noise to be louder than in pachinko parlors

  • February 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:12 p.m.
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ECONOMY

GOJ approves bill to increase transparency of tech giants

  • February 19, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 18, 2020

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

New coronavirus affects political parties’ convention plans

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Nikai fails to reach common ground with LDP Tokyo on gubernatorial race

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

U.S. restricts disembarking citizens from returning

  • February 19, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
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SCIENCE

Expert: Cruise ship quarantine was appropriate

  • February 18, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
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SCIENCE

Diamond Princess passengers to begin disembarking today

  • February 19, 2020
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SCIENCE

Abe asks people with cold-like symptoms to stay home

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SCIENCE

LDP mulls postponing, scaling back party convention

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Specialists question decision to disembark cruise ship passengers

  • February 19, 2020
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SOCIETY

Several asymptomatic Diamond Princess passengers develop pneumonia

  • February 19, 2020
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SOCIETY

Nations respond differently to virus-hit cruise ship

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

FOCUS: Japan may be on brink of recession amid coronavirus fear

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:27 a.m.
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SOCIETY

New coronavirus affecting job-hunting activities in Japan

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:50 p.m.
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SOCIETY

6,000 surgical masks stolen from western Japan hospital

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:04 p.m.
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SOCIETY

JAL to reduce S. Korea, Taiwan flights amid virus outbreak

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Prevent severe cases of pneumonia with proper medical treatment

  • February 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:36 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan, China must work together deeper to contain new coronavirus

  • February 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:08 p.m.
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SOCIETY

DM Kono directs SDF to mull building hospital ship

  • February 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Fukushima safe to host Olympic torch relay: governor

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:14 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Olympics: Mongolian archery team cancels training in Japan due to coronavirus

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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