February 25, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 25, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 25, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

USG sends coronavirus budget request to Congress

  • February 25, 2020
  • , NHK digital
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., S. Korea defense chiefs disagree on base cost

  • February 25, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t to hold public-private meeting on nuclear disarmament

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan presses claim to S. Korea-held islets at annual event

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:27 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Continue to raise awareness of Japan’s sovereignty over Takeshima islands

  • February 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Not the time for China to take provocative acts around the Senkakus Islands

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 2:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia may agree on status of forces pact in June

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Evan Lysacek revels in power of sports to connect people

  • February 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo and Beijing are both committed to realizing Xi’s visit to Japan

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Sankei, All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea reportedly seeks suspension of U.S.-ROK training

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK to discuss export controls

  • February 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Gov’t OKs bill to secure electricity in times of disaster

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s casino bribery scandal deals Abe a tough hand

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Atlantic City blues or Macao boom: Casino lessons for Japan

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota restarts final Chinese plant shut by virus outbreak

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:47 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

US pushes Japan Inc. to pay taxes on IP profit from America

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:37 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gist of communique released by G-20 finance leaders

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:28 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan MOF, FSA, BOJ meet on digital currency

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ministry to support preparations for 5G in remote areas

  • February 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:22 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: As China leads on 5G, Europe must vigilantly monitor network security

  • February 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Tackle issues thwarting spread of offshore wind power generation

  • February 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2;57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to strengthen countermeasures against African swine fever

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:53 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: New law vital to stop wagyu genetic resources from being taken overseas

  • February 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan, Australia may agree on status of forces pact in June

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Senator Schumer expresses views on base construction in Henoko

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

DM Kono says he “blocks malicious slander” on Twitter

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Analysis: Govt should reduce cost of defense equipment by reviewing FMS operation

  • February 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 9:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa bases gain unwanted attention as no-risk real estate

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:04 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Third Point leads criticism of Japan’s foreign investment law

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:28 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MOFA to step up research in new domains of economic security

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Int’l group agrees to control military software exports

  • February 23, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , 9:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SDF vessel to begin patrol operations in Middle East this week

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

POLITICS

GOJ decides to postpone funeral for Prime Minister Nakasone

  • February 25, 2020
  • , NHK digital
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Cartoon: Anxiety under the cherry tree

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 24, 2020

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 23, 2020

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 22, 2020

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 21, 2020

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Feb. 24-March 1

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Fukushima elected SDP leader again

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:21
  • English Press

POLITICS

CDPJ paying more attention to JCP

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

DPFP underscores its moderate reformist stance ahead of next Lower House election

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

How the U.S. election will impact Japanese politics

  • February 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Justice Ministry eyes prosecutor retirement age hike to 65

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

The Japanese Communist Party’s quest to unify a shattered opposition

  • February 23, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Abe cabinet divided, Nikkei poll

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Ishiba remains top pick for next prime minister, Nikkei poll

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

94% say coronavirus will have adverse impact on Japanese economy, Nikkei poll

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Abe cabinet divided

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

28 people disembarked from Diamond Princess developed fever

  • February 25, 2020
  • , NHK, TBS
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

CDC raises travel alert for South Korea to level 3

  • February 25, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

12 telecom, aerospace firms tie up on flying telecommunication bases

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Gov’t to tentatively adopt quantum cryptography communications system in field of security

  • February 13, 2020
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , Lead story
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan’s top scientists call for maximum efforts to curb spread of coronavirus

  • February 25, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Thirteen COVID-19 cases confirmed on Monday

  • February 25, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Calls mounting for procuring “hospital ship”

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Not to hesitate to act on global stock sell-off: Suga

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Railway firms asked to encourage staggered commuting

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ response to coronavirus outbreak criticized as insufficient

  • February 25, 2020
  • , NTV, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Suga encourages government employees to telework

  • February 25, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan starts using antiflu drug avigan for coronavirus

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan wants International rules on disease outbreaks on cruise ships

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SDF on Diamond Princess get more protection after ‘chaos’ claim in video

  • February 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Canceled cruise ship stops in Japan to incur huge economic losses

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

ANA flies temporary cargo flights to Shanghai

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

From trains to baths, Japan’s companies slash earnings outlook

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

JR Tokai logs 8% drop in Shinkansen passengers

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

FOCUS: Japan’s yen may lose status as “safe-haven asset” amid virus spread

  • February 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Free medical advice app offered for coronavirus in Japan

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to see 1st biz failure from new coronavirus outbreak

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus outbreak highlights need for independent CDC-style body in Japan

  • February 24, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan receiving numerous virus inquiries from foreigners

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus hits schools in Japan during graduation season

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Soccer: South Africa cancels Japan U-23 friendly over virus concerns

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: No short cuts when it comes to safeguarding against infection

  • February 22, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Foreign diplomats experience sake making in Japan in Olympics year

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Emperor thanks public for support, pledges to serve symbolic role

  • February 23, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:52 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

NPA to widen multilingual exams for driver’s licenses

  • February 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press
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