March 30, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • March 30, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • March 30, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea reportedly tested “super-large rocket system”

  • March 30, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Xi to talk by phone in near future: Chinese ambassador

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

A leap from academia to first Armenian ambassador

  • March 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ to ban entry of foreign travelers from U.S.

  • March 30, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

A closer look at Kansai Electric and its gift-giving scandal

  • March 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to give one-year tax grace period for virus-hit companies

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus to erase $12bn in earnings from Japan companies

  • March 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:57 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Cartoon: Economy on crutches

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

India expresses reservations about bullet train project

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Portion of Camp Foster in Okinawa to be returned to Japan

  • March 28, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Virus infecting U.S. military

  • March 30, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Govt forms license system for drones

  • March 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Central, Okinawa governments must avoid confrontation over U.S. base

  • March 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

North Korea launches two projectiles toward Sea of Japan

  • March 29, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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SECURITY

U S., Japan agree on return of portions of Camp Foster

  • March 28, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Two USS Ronald Reagan crew members test positive for COVID-19

  • March 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for March 30-April 5

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 29, 2020

  • March 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 28, 2020

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on March 27, 2020

  • March 28, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Gist of PM Abe’s press conference on March 28, 2020

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan parliament passes record 102-trillion-yen budget

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Govt plans 200 bil. yen in subsidies to reduce firms’ dependence on China

  • March 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Take swift fiscal action to combat impact of crisis on families, business

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

POLITICS

Minister Kono complains there are too many katakana technical terms

  • March 26, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

PM Abe announces “boldest ever” economic stimulus package

  • March 29, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Editorial: Systems must be built quickly to respond to surge in virus cases

  • March 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:50 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

78% think 1-year delay of Olympics appropriate, Kyodo News spot poll

  • March 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Stay-at-homes in Japan double as coronavirus surges, Nikkei poll

  • March 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:17 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun poll of Tokyo citizens

  • March 24, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 31
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Two airmen at Kadena Air Base test positive for coronavirus

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Over 370 additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Japan over the weekend

  • March 30, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

PM Abe says Japan on verge of “state of emergency” 

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

GOJ to ask ventilator manufacturers to increase production

  • March 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Tokyo Olympics likely to be held in July 2021

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japanese airlines could see 1 tril. yen revenue fall on virus pandemic

  • March 28, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Centrair to see no int’l passenger flights from April

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Suga visits Okinawa to express govt support for battered tourism industry

  • March 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 9:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: China’s coronavirus response steps should not be model for other nations

  • March 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 2,605 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • March 29, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:17 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Thorough hygiene control needed at care facilities to protect elderly

  • March 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan attempting to tackle smuggling thru YouTube

  • March 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:09 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Kanagawa prefecture announces the “Kanagawa Model” of emergency medical system

  • March 26, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Koike wants Olympic marathon back to Tokyo

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Gov’t aims to restore gutted Shuri Castle by 2026

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign residents in Japan hit record 2.93 million

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

International art festival receives reduced subsidy from gov’t

  • March 24, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation
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