March 2, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 2, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 2, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea fires two projectiles

  • March 2, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP Nikai, China’s Yang affirm cooperation over new virus

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:42 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

An ongoing pursuit of collaboration, innovation

  • March 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese leader’s state visit to Japan likely to be put off

  • March 1, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK leader calls for cooperation with Japan to contain virus outbreak

  • March 2, 2020
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ECONOMY

Japan’s Oct.-Dec. capital spending falls amid slowing global economy

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Gov’t to require GAFA to protect communication secrets

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Japan’s Jan. jobless rate rises to 2.4%, 1st worsening in 4 months

  • February 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hayashi to become Chubu Electric president

  • February 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Calmly assess market trends amid decline in world stock prices

  • February 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

GOJ to refuse increase in HNS for stationing USFJ

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , Lead story
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SECURITY

Turning point for deepening Japan-U.S. alliance

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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SECURITY

MOD to consider penalizing SDF members for professional negligence overseas

  • February 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Contingency fears linger as MSDF Middle East mission fully starts

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Who really controls the airspace over central Japan?

  • February 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to turn down U.S. request to pay more host nation support

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Asahi, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 1, 2020

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 29, 2020

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 28, 2020

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 2-8

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:58 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s record fiscal 2020 budget clears Lower House

  • February 28, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Liberal Diet members to launch league, collaborate with U.S. Progressive Caucus

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Multinational team to create map of marine plastic pollution

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

Abe eyes bill to declare state of emergency over coronavirus

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to cover leave allowances after school closures

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:50 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Re-position government to prevent further spread of new coronavirus

  • March 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Abe’s next step must be to offer a strong case for school closures

  • February 29, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Transportation, tourism sectors hit hard by new virus outbreak

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Kansai businesses suffer as COVID-19 alarm hurts tourism

  • February 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Action needed to reinforce medical system, economy against outbreak

  • February 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan firms start job seminars amid virus fears

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Groundwork needed to resume events canceled by coronavirus outbreak

  • March 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan Govt May Buy Surplus Masks to Help Boost Production

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Sharp to mass-produce masks, using clean rooms

  • February 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreigners in Japan more likely to find virus info outside ministry

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Vodka in short supply in Japan as rubbing alcohol sells out

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

New coronavirus affecting fish trade in Japan

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan gov’t to demand halt to face mask auctioning

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Toyosu market shuts out visitors amid viral outbreak

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:53 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 961 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 1, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:18 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Terrestrial eclipse

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Abe the hypnotist

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SOCIETY

13 missing as cargo ship collides with fishing boat off Aomori

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:05 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Remaining Diamond Princess crew members disembark

  • March 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Japan raises travel alert for South Korea

  • March 2, 2020
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SOCIETY

Sakhalin to quarantine visitors from Hokkaido

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Spring sumo tourney to be held without spectators

  • March 2, 2020
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