February 20, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 20, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 20, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese leader Xi’s Japan trip likely to be postponed

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China postpone another prep meeting for Xi’s state visit

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:08 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Don’t let UN agencies take on a Chinese hue

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: New vision needed for quality infrastructure investment

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Moment of truth looms for Japan-South Korea relations

  • February 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Visitors to Japan continue to fall in January on drop in S. Korean tourists

  • February 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

An interview with JERA president: Reducing CO2 by mixed combustion with ammonia

  • February 9, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Shipping industry steers towards LNG fuel to reduce CO2

  • February 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei , P. 2
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ECONOMY

Softbank Group to borrow 500 b. yen using telecom unit’s shares

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:05 a.m.
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SECURITY

Editorial: Measures needed to prevent leak of defense data through cyber-attacks

  • February 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

GSDF’s technical school to offer cyberdefense course

  • February 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:01 p.m.
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SECURITY

GOJ conducts cybersecurity contest

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 19, 2020

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Hosoda faction should field own candidate in next LDP presidential election

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

The Japanese Communist Party’s long goodbye to its China comrades

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Government employee retirement age to be raised to 65 by FY30

  • February 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

CDC updates advisory for travel to Japan

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

443 passengers disembark from Diamond Princess

  • February 20, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Experts express doubts about quarantine system on Diamond Princess

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

No need to increase Japan gov’t budget over coronavirus: Aso

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infection control allegedly not handled properly on Diamond Princess

  • February 19, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

China admits aerosol infection possible in coronavirus outbreak

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:05 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Focus: Tourists in Japan cautious but upbeat amid virus outbreak

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Koizumi regrets skipping coronavirus meeting

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:41 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Some wary about cruise ship passengers spreading virus

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:29 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Viral outbreak overshadowing “shunto” wage talks

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Global businesses start to shun Japan over growing outbreak

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Businesses call for economic measures to counter effects of coronavirus outbreak

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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SOCIETY

Paralympics: Boccia test event postponed over coronavirus

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: As passengers leave cruise ship, concerns remain to be addressed

  • February 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Peruvian man sues state over assault while detained in Osaka

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Don’t give up!

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

Japan panel to push folk performing arts for UNESCO listing

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

U.S. track great DeeDee Trotter motivates junior high school students

  • February 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 705 people in Japan confirmed to have new coronavirus

  • February 19, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:34 p.m.
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SOCIETY

After permission was denied, court ruled a 17-year old can stay in Japan

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 6
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SOCIETY

American girl raises funds for playground equipment in disaster-stricken city

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 10
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SOCIETY

Survey shows 34% of companies hired foreign students in fiscal 2019

  • February 20, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 15
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