February 27, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • February 27, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • February 27, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Column: Japanophiles in U.S. Congress and beyond

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: 60 years on, alliance with U.S. still Japan’s best option

  • February 26, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Xi must fulfill responsibility to end coronavirus infection outbreak

  • February 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:19 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Abe must weigh his May visit to Moscow on a historical basis

  • February 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Foreign ministers of Japan, China hold teleconference

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

USFJ commander calls North Korea “most pressing threat”

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Japan’s sources of beef and pork imports growing increasingly diverse

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , P. 20
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Past special courts for leprosy patients ruled unconstitutional

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokio Marine to sell terrorism insurance ahead of Tokyo Olympics

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JFTC surveys 1,400 companies about their advertising on tech giants

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Mizuho Financial Group chairman to be named Keidanren vice chair

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 7
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ECONOMY

National burden rate estimated to hit historic high in FY2020

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

U.S. military says object jettisoned by helicopter on Tuesday was mock target

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Maritime intelligence collection operations begin in Middle East

  • February 27, 2020
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 26, 2020

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House budget committee meeting, Feb. 26, 2020

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 10
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POLITICS

Two opposition parties request Diet session go into recess

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Deepen discussions in Diet on pneumonia caused by coronavirus

  • February 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Tokyo Tech-led team develops chip that replicates quantum computing

  • February 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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SCIENCE

Astroscale and JAXA step up efforts to remove large pieces of space debris

  • February 14, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 16
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SCIENCE

IAEA chief approves of toxic water treatment at Fukushima nuclear station

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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SCIENCE

Gov’t panel OKs world’s most expensive drug used in gene therapy

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Major firms promoting telework

  • February 27, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Plans underway to suspend Diet tours

  • February 27, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

U.S. military cancels cherry blossom event at Camp Zama

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Diamond Princess crew members to disembark

  • February 27, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Ruling parties to request gov’t to take additional economic measures

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SOCIETY

Crew of virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship to start disembarking

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:54 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Opposition questions Abe’s leadership in coronavirus response

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Coronavirus to test nations’ coordination in a globalized economy

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: In the battle against the virus, government must regain trust

  • February 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus affecting graduation ceremonies in Japan

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:39 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic organizers mull downsizing torch relay over virus

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:43 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 894 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • February 26, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan’s prime minister calls for 2 weeks of event cancellations

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Many suspected coronavirus patients in Japan refused by hospitals

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Trump wants Tokyo Olympics to be held as scheduled

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:01 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Wheelchairs developed by ex-Japanese Paralympian in spotlight

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
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SOCIETY

The ancient art of motenashi hospitality

  • February 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abe makes policy shift on COVID-19 amid rising public criticism

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Japan to deny entry of foreigners who have been to Daegu

  • February 27, 2020
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SOCIETY

Patient tested positive for COVID-19 again after being released from hospital

  • February 27, 2020
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SOCIETY

Two additional COVID-19 patients die in Japan

  • February 27, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

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