March 18, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 18, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 18, 2020
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan gov’t nominates Furuya as FTC chief

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:17 p.m.
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SECURITY

DOD releases task force report on PFAS contamination

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Okinawa’s D.C. office to get new chief

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Editorial: More than ever, ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’ vision becomes crucial

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 11:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 17, 2020

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan gov’t to seek expert opinions on economic stimulus

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:16 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Opposition parties to back single candidate in Shizuoka by-election

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan faces shortage of 1,000 foreign trainees

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:14 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

63% of Japanese say Olympics should be postponed, Asahi poll

  • March 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:17 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

68% approve of maintaining Japan-U.S. Security Treaty, Asahi poll

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SCIENCE

Rocks on asteroid Ryugu unexpectedly porous: JAXA-led team

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to impose restrictions on visitors from Europe

  • March 18, 2020
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SCIENCE

IOC committed to holding Tokyo Olympics this summer at least for time being

  • March 18, 2020
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Abe pledges utmost efforts to contain virus outbreak

  • March 18, 2020
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SCIENCE

45 additional people infected with COVID-19 on Tuesday

  • March 18, 2020
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SCIENCE

MHLW: 60 people in critical condition in Japan

  • March 17, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan has yet to hit peak in coronavirus infections: Kyodo study

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 0:19 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan political parties, govt to form team to fight virus

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan maintains virus-hit international flight slots

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Feb. imports from China halve amid virus impact

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus clusters in Japan revised down to 13

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:06 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan may bring home defense attaches amid virus crisis

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Exclusive: Skymark delays market return as travel demand sinks

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Doyukai head opposed to consumption tax reduction

  • March 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Suicides in Japan hit record low in 2019

  • March 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:54 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,592 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 18, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 5:20 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: G7 needs to show leadership in stopping the spread of infections

  • March 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: BOJ, Fed should work hard to ensure easing stabilizes virus-hit economies

  • March 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 cases top 1,500 in Japan as ministry releases cluster map

  • March 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Society needs to consider message sent by care home tragedy

  • March 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:36 p.m.
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