March 12, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 12, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 12, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. human rights report raps China’s Uygur abuse, notes Ghosn arrest

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Postponed Xi Jinping visit a chance for Japan to rethink its China policy

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ Kuroda vows to act as appropriate after meeting with Abe

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:29 p.m,
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan prepares to hand out cash to parents

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota halts pay raises for first time in 7 years, joining Nippon Steel

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:32 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s ailing small businesses hang by a 1-month thread

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:22 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Bank of Japan pulls out disaster playbook to tackle coronavirus

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:10 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan won’t allow English for foreign investment screening

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to raise state prices of imported wheat by 3.1 pct

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:44 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan’s ad spending on Internet overtakes TV in 2019

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S. approves use of shinkansen system

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Execs accused of exporting bio-agent producing device to S. Korea

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan pays $38 hazard bonus to troops on coronavirus duty

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MOD panel approves existing method to check seabed off Camp Schwab

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Abe marks 3,000 days in office as virus overshadows term

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:53 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 11, 2020

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Kishida and Suga do not comment on idea of partnership suggested by Koga

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

LDP factions working to build ties with junior members

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Zero Nuclear Basic Bill shelved for two years

  • March 9, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Aso “again” makes statement that encourages discrimination

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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POLITICS

Legislation on virus response clears lower house committee

  • March 12, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

29 nations and regions currently banning entry from Japan

  • March 12, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SCIENCE

High level of pollutants detected in drain near Camp Hansen

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Almost 19,000 diagnostic tests administered for COVID-19

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Spring high school baseball tournament canceled

  • March 12, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

U.S.-Japan ceremony on Ioto Island to be suspended

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SCIENCE

Japan to extend medical aid to Iran

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Chinese technical trainee dismissed due to coronavirus infection

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 7
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SDF begins releasing stock of surgical masks

  • March 12, 2020
  • , TBS, Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

Olympics: WHO pandemic declaration will not change plans for Tokyo Games: Suga

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:51 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cherry blossom festival in U.S. capital to scale down due to virus

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:06 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus: Why Japan chose to test fewer people

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,330 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 12, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 00:40 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Clock ticks down on decision time for Tokyo Olympics

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:44 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Online medical services to widen in fight against new coronavirus

  • March 12, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan was warned in 2018 to improve epidemic risk communications

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: All-embracing measures needed to fight coronavirus, protect livelihoods

  • March 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus to cut foreign tourist spending in Japan by 981 b. yen

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:21 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: New legislation to tackle the virus fails to put concerns to rest

  • March 12, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: The reality of Fukushima 9 years after 3/11; still more to do

  • March 11, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Make good use of infrastructure developed since great earthquake

  • March 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:06 pm
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo police arrest 2 for obtaining stolen cryptocurrency

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

School bullying cases increase in Japan in 2019

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Machine maker’s pres. arrested for illegal export to China

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Child victims of social media-linked crimes hit record in Japan

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan police detect record 1,991 child abuse victims in 2019

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:40 a.m.
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