February 21, 2020

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  • February 21, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 21, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China’s control of virus-related information only hurts society

  • February 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

In search of a friend, China dials up pro-Japan rhetoric

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:21 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Abe should renew demand for return of 4 Russian-held northern islands

  • February 12, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Roundup of newspaper editorials on State of Union address by U.S. president

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

ASEAN Regional Forum discusses collaboration on Maritime Domain Awareness

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Rise of anti-U.S. hard-liners feared in Iranian parliamentary election

  • February 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:34 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Wakayama announces draft IR implementation plan

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 23
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ECONOMY

Japan’s Jan. inflation up 0.8% due to higher oil prices

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:31 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan govt warns of coronavirus fallout; economic view unchanged

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:06 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Review the nation’s quest for a nuclear fuel cycle

  • February 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Furukawa Electric secures 11 billion yen order for submarine cables

  • February 20, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 7
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SECURITY

Japan tightens entry of foreign investors in 12 strategic sectors

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:29 a.m.
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SECURITY

Commentary: What to make of the record defense budget

  • February 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

Written protest mailed to U.S. consulate general and U.S. Navy over fallen aircraft part

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Tougher punishments to be imposed on power harassment in SDF

  • February 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP decides to postpone party convention on March 8

  • February 21, 2020
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POLITICS

Diet members’ league to combat global warming launched

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 20, 2020

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP convention to be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Nippon Ishin announces cancellation of party convention

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP Hosoda faction racking its brain over post-Abe candidates for LDP president

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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POLITICS

Opposition attacking govt over prosecutor tenure extension

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:19 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Many events called off due to coronavirus outbreak

  • February 21, 2020
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SOCIETY

Tokyo to hold off on large-scale events through mid-March

  • February 21, 2020
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics to be held as planned despite new coronavirus: Suga

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:41 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Nine nations advise public not to travel to Japan

  • February 21, 2020
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SOCIETY

Fujifilm speeds up development of coronavirus diagnostic agent

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

METI to set up public-private council on automotive supply chains

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SOCIETY

A cold, hay fever or COVID-19? Japan’s health guidelines raise questions

  • February 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus affecting events related to 2020 Tokyo Games

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:37 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Recruit Career to cancel March joint job seminars

  • February 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:49 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Necessary info on new coronavirus must be made public without delay

  • February 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Total no. of domestic cases of COVID-19 (as of 10:00 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2020)

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Two Diamond Princess passengers die from coronavirus

  • February 21, 2020
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SOCIETY

Senior GOJ officials defend quarantine protocols on Diamond Princess

  • February 21, 2020
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