March 23, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 23, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 23, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan scouts more Asian players for TPP to cut China dependence

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:39 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Next U.S. Ambassador to Japan Kenneth Weinstein

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan Times changes reference to “comfort women” after backlash

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:50 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China’s anti-coronavirus propaganda reveals its own insecurity

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

34% of Americans say Japan is most important country in Asia, MOFA poll

  • March 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan scouts more Asian players for TPP to cut China dependence

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:39 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

40% of Japan’s foreign caregivers trained by specialized agency

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:40 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Fukushima compensation guidelines need further revision

  • March 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Keeping the elderly in the labor market longer

  • March 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan sake makers to adopt blockchain to fight Asian counterfeits

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Consumption of rice from U.S, Australia increasing

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Momentum for implementing Paris Agreement wanes

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Viral spread affecting Japan’s defense exchanges

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

New Aegis destroyer deployed with improved interceptor

  • March 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

In Japan-U.S. Security Treaty’s auspicious 60th year, alliance faces trying times

  • March 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Enhance missile defense capability to be able to cope with various threats

  • March 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

DPRK launched projectiles on Saturday

  • March 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

GSDF Ospreys to be temporarily stationed at Kisarazu base

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 22, 2020

  • March 23, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 21, 2020

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 20, 2020

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 19, 2020

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 23-29

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Viral outbreak seen stalling Constitution revision talks

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Aso says figures announced by China are not to be trusted

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan lawmakers weigh record stimulus amid pandemic

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:41 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Keep public documents to leave infection-control process to history

  • March 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe comments on U.S.-Japan alliance, clause on SDF in Constitution

  • March 23, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ decides not to extend school closures over coronavirus

  • March 21, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Hospitals preparing for “worst-case scenario”

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Calls grow for postponement of Tokyo Olympics

  • March 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Polls: More than 70% support postponing Tokyo Olympic Games

  • March 23, 2020
  • , Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

NHK Special: The fight against the new coronavirus

  • March 22, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Canada, Australia call for one-year postponement of Tokyo Olympics

  • March 23, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Grim grave visit

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Panasonic to suspend operations at EV battery plant for Tesla in U.S.

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Experts sound alarm over Japan’s coronavirus testing

  • March 22, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan provides 15 billion yen to WHO and other int’l organizations

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan and Korea: Deference to authority shapes virus response

  • March 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

China’s inaction for 3 days in January at root of pandemic

  • March 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Govt eyes deficit-financing bonds to spur economy amid virus outbreak

  • March 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nissan temporarily lays off 3,000 workers at Spanish plants

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:39 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Pandemic forces Japan carmakers to slash global output 30%

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

ANA to put 5,000 flight attendants on temporary rotating furlough

  • March 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan quietly reopens as much of world locks down

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Parents voice woes caused by Japan school shutdown amid virus spread

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Flu fighter Avigan gets coronavirus call after 30 years in bullpen

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Team Japan develops 10-minute coronavirus test

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Avigan coronavirus hope puts Fujifilm’s health care in focus

  • March 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Fake coronavirus claims in Japan halt trains and concerts

  • March 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Prepare for prolonged battle to combat spread of new coronavirus

  • March 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Court ruling highlights extreme evil of deadly child abuse case in Chiba

  • March 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Niigata opens drive-thru coronavirus test clinic amid growing demand

  • March 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hotels in Japan roll out unusual bids to woo tourists in COVID-19 crisis

  • March 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Defeating virus crisis requires steady stream of reliable data

  • March 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic flame arrives in Japan

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

State Department advises U.S. citizens not to travel abroad

  • March 21, 2020
  • , All national papers , NHK , Kyodo News
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan to restrict travelers from U.S.

  • March 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

President Trump sends letter to Kim Jong Un

  • March 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

President Trump comments on Abe’s future decision on Tokyo Olympics

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

No easy options for Tokyo Olympics in year of the virus

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Clinical trials of drugs to treat coronavirus accelerated

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

U.S. to host G7 summit in June via videoconference

  • March 22, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan, China, South Korea discuss response to coronavirus

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Suga says China is origin of new coronavirus

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympics should be delayed: Japan committee member

  • March 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,813 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 23, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 4:04 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,767 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 22, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 4:12 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 1,728 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 21, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 2:05 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Poll: 53% support GOJ response to coronavirus outbreak

  • March 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Karate’s Olympic debut ignites interest in Japan’s martial arts

  • March 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Emperor’s visit to Britain postponed amid coronavirus scare

  • March 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Existing drugs eyed to treat coronavirus

  • March 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:57 a.m.
  • English Press
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