March 3, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 3, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 3, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea media confirms nation’s 1st launch of projectiles this year

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kim Jong Un observes artillery drill

  • March 3, 2020
  • , NHK, NTV, TBS, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

MOFA requests change in photo display for nuclear exhibition at UN

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga says he will work with Imperial Household Agency on Xi’s state visit

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Rough road to stability in Afghanistan under U.S.-Taliban peace deal

  • March 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK launches two projectiles

  • March 3, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Yale student group installs statue in New Haven symbolizing comfort women

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , Kyodo
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

BOJ vows to ensure market stability amid coronavirus outbreak

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:26 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Will this shunto mark turning point for ending lock-step wage increases?

  • March 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s job openings ratio drops to 1.49 in January

  • February 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Fisheries ministry instructs Okinawa to take corrective action

  • February 29, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 2, 2020

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Cartoon: Will anyone be watching?

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p 12
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of February 2020 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1619] pp. 8–11
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SCIENCE

Gov’t decides not to submit greenhouse gas reduction goals to UN

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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SOCIETY

GOJ to cover patients’ fees for PCR tests for COVID-19

  • March 3, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to spend additional 2.5 b. yen on coronavirus steps

  • February 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

International air traffic declines sharply amid spread of virus

  • March 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:27 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan raises COVID-19 alert for S. Korea’s Daegu

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus chaos takes toll on Japan’s auto, retail sales in Feb.

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Commentary: Abe has crossed the coronavirus Rubicon

  • March 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Abe has failed to sell the public on his plans to combat the virus

  • March 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 980 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 2, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:18 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Extremist group uses coronavirus as excuse to hold anti-Chinese rally

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 20
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SOCIETY

Public health specialists urge young people to avoid enclosed areas

  • March 3, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Questionable acts over new coronavirus on rise in Japan

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abe acknowledges his call for school closure not based on science

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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SOCIETY

GOJ to provide compensation for working parents during school closure

  • March 3, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

More nations prohibit entry of travelers from Japan

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 takes toll on Japanese economy

  • March 3, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Criminals are taking advantage of fear over COVID-19

  • March 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Disabled account for 25% of Japan’s 2011 quake-linked deaths: survey

  • March 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Explore better use of new residential status system for foreign workers

  • March 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:31 p.m.
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