March 17, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 17, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 17, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo accuses China of evading responsibility for spreading COVID-19

  • March 17, 2020
  • , All national papers digital
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INTERNATIONAL

China’s information warfare is failing again

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan mulls postponing Emperor’s state visit to UK

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Hitachi’s Nakamura nominated new BOJ policymaker

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TSMC weighs new U.S. plant to respond to Trump pressure

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ANA opens Narita-Vladivostok route

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:21 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JBIC to lend 320 billion yen to Nippon Steel

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawa likely to lose FRF lawsuit

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan’s top court likely to rule against Okinawa over U.S. base

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 15-16, 2020

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

70% do not expect Tokyo Olympics to be held as scheduled, Kyodo poll

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

OPINION POLLS

49% approve Japanese gov’t response to coronavirus, Mainichi poll

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan to provide $23.4 million in aid to Iran

  • March 17, 2020
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

Nobel laureate Honjo to head nation’s 1st cancer immunotherapy center

  • March 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAXA’s new satellite to monitor water circulation and greenhouse gas emissions

  • March 4, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p。6
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

G7 leaders discuss response to coronavirus pandemic

  • March 17, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Fast Retailing to close all 50 of its Uniqlo clothing stores in U.S.

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Sankei digital
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SOCIETY

Interview: EU Amb. calls for global action over coronavirus

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Public sector’s financial corporations in crisis mode

  • March 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

ANA to postpone new Haneda routes to Italy, China

  • March 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Will Japan’s virus testing policy be enough to flatten the curve?

  • March 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cancellations of job offers increasing in Japan in virus outbreak

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus to cut foreign visitors’ spending in Japan by $9 billion

  • March 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,547 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:52 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Religious communities adopt new worship styles to fight coronavirus

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Opinion: Does Japan need an equivalent of the CDC to fight coronavirus?

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

27 Japanese infected with COVID-19 due to Nile River cruise

  • March 17, 2020
  • , NHK, Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Poll: 63% feel Tokyo Olympics should be postponed

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei , Kyodo
  • JMH Summary
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