March 9, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 9, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 9, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

DPRK fires multiple projectiles toward Sea of Japan

  • March 9, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Will American populism damage Japan?

  • March 8, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Crowdfunding launched for English version of picture book on Takeshima islands

  • March 5, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 11:21 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan provides advice to U.S. on ship quarantine

  • March 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK to hold videoconference on export control

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Rise in foreign investments ups Japan’s Jan. current account surplus

  • March 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s GDP contraction downgraded to annualized 7.1% in Oct.-Dec.

  • March 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:48 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Global airlines claim ‘double standard’ in Haneda’s new routes

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese agency maintains downbeat economic view

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan household spending falls 3.9% on year in Jan.

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:42 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: Moving the nation beyond Abenomics

  • March 8, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Fukushima powers up one of world’s biggest hydrogen plants

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Asahi Kasei to buy U.S. automotive interior materials business

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
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SECURITY

Japan steps up secrecy protection in procuring goods and services

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chatan Town to buy contaminated former site of Kadena base

  • March 3, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 8, 2020

  • March 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 7, 2020

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 6, 2020

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 9-15

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:36 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Election day may be changed in local elections

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Ex-Justice Minister Kawai, his wife unacceptably mum on aides’ arrests

  • March 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Peak support rate

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

JAXA to start flight tests in June to develop reusable rocket tech

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Exclusive: Japan’s 1st whole genome sequencing service to be launched

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Over 30 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan on Sunday

  • March 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Health minister says more people to receive virus diagnostic tests

  • March 9, 2020
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SCIENCE

ROK takes countermeasures against Japan’s de facto quarantine of tourists

  • March 7, 2020
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Suga says Japanese onboard Grand Princess are in good health

  • March 9, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan’s imperial household on full alert against coronavirus

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:37 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Focus: Abe in dilemma as coronavirus response could cut both ways

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abe unveils zero-interest loan scheme for small firms hit by virus

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

50 major Japanese firms cut sales forecasts due to virus

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

WHO slams Japan and South Korea’s tit-for-tat travel curbs

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:22 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan not to quarantine travelers from China, S. Korea via elsewhere

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Travel curbs yet another policy change without a convincing case

  • March 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Local gov’ts urged to prepare for peak of coronavirus infections

  • March 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan mulls recording virus outbreak as historic emergency

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Focus: Coronavirus uncertainties deal heavy blow to Japan auto industry

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Major Japan firms cancelling initiation ceremonies amid virus spread

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Improve virus testing capabilities to prepare for increase of patients

  • March 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 infections in Japan several times more than reported: expert

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Society needs to prevent virus ‘misinformation’ from spreading

  • March 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Canceling Tokyo Olympics would cut Japan GDP growth by 1.4%: estimate

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s bid to save Olympics has an air of desperation

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Feature: Sweden’s sexual offense law holds key to amending Japan’s law

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gender gaps deeply ingrained in Japan society: U.N. official

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:47 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Study: Firms blame women for failure to become board members

  • March 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Exclusive: Japan gov’t to introduce strict power harassment penalties

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7;36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abe reiterates vow to rebuild Fukushima

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

2,529 still missing 9 years after tsunami disaster in Japan

  • March 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese reconstruction minister vows to aid small firms

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Many local gov’ts short on volunteer interpreters in emergencies

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Trial of former Nissan executive Greg Kelly likely to start in May

  • March 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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