March 13, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 13, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 13, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. human rights report voices concern over Japan’s judicial system in relation to Ghosn’s arrest

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Tokyo Shimbun evening edition
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ECONOMY

BOJ to pump 500-b.-yen liquidity again to calm markets

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:09 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Big Japan firms’ sentiment falls to 5-yr low amid virus spread

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:17 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Unions, management must cooperate to overcome difficulty of wage hikes

  • March 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa to expand surveys of toxic substances near U.S. bases

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

No abnormalities detected by SDF in Middle East

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei digital
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SECURITY

Browsing histories of 12 gov’t agencies had been sent to Google

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 33
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SECURITY

Editorial: Govt, companies must work together to protect national economic security

  • March 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Protect publishing culture from illegal sites with appropriate regulations

  • March 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

American contractor working for U.S. Marine Corps arrested on DUI charges

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 27
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SECURITY

Infographic: Total no. of days Japan-U.S. joint exercises were held

  • March 8, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 1
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POLITICS

How do “post-Abe” candidates fare in an emergency situation

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

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Abe cabinet OKs bills to raise retirement age for gov’t workers to 65

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:52 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

President Trump suggests Tokyo Olympics should be postponed for a year

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei , NHK
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POLITICS

Abe and Koike met over the new coronavirus, some suspect extra motive

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Research team cooks up space mission for ‘ninja food’

  • March 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:25 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Satellites to be used for wireless communication on disasters

  • March 5, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan raises travel alerts due to pandemic

  • March 13, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

JAL decreases more domestic flights

  • March 13, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Argentina to quarantine visitors from Japan

  • March 13, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

What would it cost Japan to cancel the Olympics?

  • March 12, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , AFP-JIJI
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t wary of possibility of U.S. imposing travel restrictions on Japan

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan considering 3rd batch of coronavirus measures

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:24 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: More policy aid needed for those feeling the pinch of the virus

  • March 13, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Focus: Experts foresee Tokyo Games without spectators if virus lingers

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:36 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

36 pct of firms in Japan worried about Olympics cancellation

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,387 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 12, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Hope springs eternal

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Sweeping aside human rights

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

Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll on the Great East Japan Earthquake

  • March 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1620] – pp. 4–6
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SOCIETY

U.S., Japanese leaders to speak by phone today

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Sankei , Fuji TV
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SOCIETY

Lower House passes bill to allow government to declare emergency

  • March 13, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

PM Abe, BOJ chief Kuroda discuss response to plunge in stock prices, volatile yen

  • March 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei evening edition
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Nations must work together to halt new coronavirus pandemic

  • March 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:35 p.m.
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