March 4, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 4, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 4, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Focus: N. Korea’s 1st projectile firing of 2020 aimed at getting U.S. attention

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 07:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Russia’s ban on cession of territories to exclude border demarcation

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Yomiuri evening edition , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump says U.S. watching Japan closely for possible travel restriction

  • March 4, 2020
  • , NHK, TBS, Fuji TV , Kyodo News
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Citing safety concerns, IATA requests MLIT to change Haneda’s new landing path

  • March 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , Lead story
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ECONOMY

Japanese companies boosting imports of Russian livestock feed

  • February 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 10
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ECONOMY

Japan panel proposes record low catch quota for flying squid

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:22 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan govt adopts pension system reform plan

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. rejects request to stop transporting objects suspended from choppers

  • March 4, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 3, 2020

  • March 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

WHO: Too early for decision about Tokyo Olympics

  • March 4, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

MHLW invites public comment on standards for organic fluorides in drinking water

  • March 4, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Okinawa Prefecture detects high concentration of PFAS near U.S. bases

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 24
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SCIENCE

KAGRA starts observation of gravity waves

  • February 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Japanese firms seek business opportunities in space

  • February 19, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 29
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SCIENCE

G7 pledges joint action to bolster global growth against coronavirus impact

  • March 4, 2020
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SCIENCE

China, India restrict visitors from Japan

  • March 4, 2020
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SCIENCE

IOC president comments on Olympics schedule

  • March 4, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei , Kyodo
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SCIENCE

GOJ likely to cancel 3/11 memorial ceremony

  • March 4, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

JAL, ANA to reduce domestic flights due to coronavirus

  • March 4, 2020
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SOCIETY

LDP seeks FY 2020 extra budget to ease coronavirus impact

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:35 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Patients with mild symptoms seen spreading viral infections: Japan panel

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Prioritize expediting supply of daily necessities to alleviate public concern

  • March 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Spread of new coronavirus prompts Japan, S. Korea to strengthen cooperation

  • March 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 0:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 999 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 3, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:52 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Coronavirus measures need fine-tuning to cover everyone

  • March 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 0:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Government should draw lessons from cruise ship for future infections

  • March 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Games committee mulls earthquake response during events

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:28 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Olympics: Torch relay measures to vary depending on local virus status

  • March 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:30 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Olympics: Organizers allow uploading torch relay videos on social media

  • March 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: General Abe

  • March 4, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

Japan’s 2011 disaster recovery agency to remain open until 2031

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:17 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Survey shows 40% of foreign workers are unaware of specified skills visa

  • February 25, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , pp. 1, 25
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SOCIETY

Gov’t OKs bill with tough road rage penalties, elderly driver testing

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:18
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