March 16, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 16, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 16, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of teleconference between Japan-U.S. leaders, March 13, 2020

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Britain reaffirm G-7 cooperation on coronavirus

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to provide $7.5 mil. to African nations affected by locusts

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:24 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Trump names Kenneth Weinstein as US envoy to Japan

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:19 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Hudson Institute’s head Weinstein picked as U.S. envoy to Japan

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:54 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Trump to nominate Weinstein to be U.S. Ambassador to Japan

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Head of Hudson Institute to be nominated as ambassador to Japan

  • March 14, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese government spokesperson spreads disinformation on COVID-19

  • March 15, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

JAL, Hawaiian Airlines fail to get OK for joint operations

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:52 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Resilience of Japan’s economy at stake as virus takes its toll

  • March 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan sees below-2 pct wage hike for 1st time in 7 yrs

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: Japan’s post-3/11 and future energy landscape

  • March 13, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s Jan. machinery orders rise 2.9%

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:24 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Virus impact may exceed Lehman Shock: Japan minister

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:21 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Suga seeks int’l cooperation to stabilize markets

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Fuel leaked from Osprey at Futenma in 2018

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Defense Minister inspects F35 fighter at Misawa base

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Public comment invited on revision to foreign exchange law

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 14, 2020

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 13, 2020

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 16-22

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Virus crisis reveals Suga’s waning influence in PM’s office

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP ready to work with opposition parties on extra budget

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Who does Prime Minister Abe meet for dinner most often?

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Civil servants’ retirement age should be extended, carefully and properly

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Diet enacts legislation on coronavirus

  • March 14, 2020
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OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet approval almost flat in March, Jiji Press poll

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:07 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

55 pct in Japan see prosecutor tenure extension as wrong, Jiji Press poll

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Kono says Japan will refer to U.S. standards for PFAS contamination

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Researchers find asthma medicine helps patients hit by coronavirus

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

G7 leaders to hold teleconference on coronavirus

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan’s virus testing capacity to reach 7,000 per day

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 cluster infections found at 15 locations in Japan

  • March 16, 2020
  • , TBS, TV Asahi
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Bucket relay

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Bank of Japan sets up coronavirus response team

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Bank of Japan to downgrade economic view next week, sources say

  • March 13, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic torch handover to be held behind closed doors

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

ANA, JAL expand flight cuts as coronavirus hits travel demand

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cherry blossoms start flowering in Tokyo at earliest date

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Asahi apologizes over “exhilarating” coronavirus tweet

  • March 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abe can now declare a state of emergency over COVID-19 — but will he?

  • March 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SOCIETY

BOJ expands monetary stimulus to defend economy from coronavirus

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

ASDF aerobatic team draws Olympic rings in sky

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Revised law a valuable tool that govt should use properly against outbreak

  • March 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Balance needed between safety, daily life during school closures

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,530 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 1:09 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo govt considers restricting ivory trade

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympic committee may ask people not to come to watch torch relay

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

How to keep calm in a pandemic: Education, information and communication

  • March 13, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Creating a safe environment for the holding of sports events is a top priority

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo gov’t considers restricting ivory trade

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:51 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Some schools in Japan resume classes after virus-prompted closures

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:00 p.m.
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