February 26, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 26, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 26, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

IAEA chief vows support for Japan on Fukushima plant decommission

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: G20 members must coordinate efforts amid economic threat from outbreak

  • February 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

‘The future is not Asian’: Joseph Nye

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:26 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump tweets about U.S. measures to deal with coronavirus

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei evening edition
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Number of COVID-19 cases among Americans who were on Diamond Princess rises to 36

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei evening edition , Kyodo
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ECONOMY

Onagawa No. 2 reactor passes regulatory safety scrutiny

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:08 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan lifts shipment restrictions on all fish species off Fukushima

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:13 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan to tighten policy on exporting coal power to developing countries

  • February 25, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

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 to strengthen countermeasures against African swine fever

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

ECONOMY

Gov’t to create rules for digital advertising

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Gov’t to set new target for food self-sufficiency

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Turning plastic waste into aviation fuel could reduce CO2 emissions

  • February 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Abe government needs a reshuffle on casino plans as doubts arise

  • February 25, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Concern over coronavirus impact spreading worldwide

  • February 26, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

USMC helicopter releases large object off Okinawa coast

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

USFJ Commander says host nation support agreement “not effective”

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

MOD to review standards for dispatching the SDF on disaster-relief missions

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

SECURITY

Training with SDF to go ahead as planned: USFJ commander

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

70% of financial institutions fear escalation of cyber threats: BOJ survey

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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SECURITY

Japanese schoolchildren tell American counterparts about Shuri Castle

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 21
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SECURITY

SECURITY

MSDF vessel to begin patrol operations in Middle East today

  • February 26, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

Stations in Tokyo to conduct security inspections during Olympics

  • February 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan eyeing fresh economic steps amid coronavirus spread

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 25, 2020

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

CRISPR gene editing wins Japan patent case

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:11 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

GOJ decides on basic policy for dealing with coronavirus

  • February 26, 2020
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Over 40 disembarked cruise passengers showing symptoms

  • February 26, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ cautious about extensive virus testing in a bid to downplay outbreak?

  • February 26, 2020
  • , NTV, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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SOCIETY

CDC expects COVID-19 will eventually spread in U.S.

  • February 26, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan rolls out policies aimed at containing mass infection

  • February 25, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan adopts basic policy to fight coronavirus outbreak

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t asks Israel to remove ban on entry by Japanese travelers

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan to bar foreigners from S. Korea’s Daegu

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese urged to refrain from visits to S. Korea’s Daegu

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: People in Japan infected with COVID-19

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Gist of main proposals by Komeito to fight spread of new coronavirus

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SOCIETY

Rugby: Top League postpones next 2 rounds due to coronavirus

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

National Defense Academy to scale back its commencement ceremony

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SOCIETY

Keidanren cancels Kyushu meeting amid coronavirus outbreak

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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SOCIETY

Japan hotel REITs take hit as cancellations mount

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:48 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

ANA to halt all flights from Osaka to China in March

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Survey shows 72% of Tokyo firms impacted by coronavirus

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 33
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SOCIETY

Virus fright slashes visitors to Japan’s shopping hubs

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:38 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Paralympics: Organizers mark 6 months until games opening

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Measures against criticism

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japanese woman admits to killing Yokota airman in 2018

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 21
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan supreme court rejects A-bomb disease claims

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 p.m.
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