April 2, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 2, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 2, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe mulls canceling trip to Moscow in May amid virus spread

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:24 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

The world is less safe when leaders videoconference

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:06 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. lawsuits seek to pin coronavirus blame on China

  • April 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:56 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Thai friendship tested in time of crisis

  • April 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ’s Tankan diffusion index logs negative for 1st time in 7 years

  • April 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:08 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s pension giant suffers record $166bn quarterly loss: Nomura

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:46 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Former Goldman Sachs executive named as GPIF chief investment officer

  • April 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei evening edition , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Coronavirus spurs Terumo and Senko to make more heart-lung machines

  • April 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:17 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan dept. stores log record sales drops amid virus spread

  • April 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:54 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Subaru suspends operations at all domestic and overseas production bases

  • April 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:45 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Take steps to mitigate further business slump due to coronavirus

  • April 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

KDDI, Softbank team up on rural-area 5G network development

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:52 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SoftBank joins ultrafast 5G race as domestic competition heats up

  • March 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s Feb. jobless rate flat at 2.4% ahead of virus impact

  • March 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Concern that pandemic might erode U.S. deterrence in Pacific region

  • April 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 7
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SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 1, 2020

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Japan Diet to stay in session under possible emergency declaration

  • March 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:36 p.m.
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POLITICS

LDP secures largest political subsidy in eight years in a row

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Editorial: Devise measures to secure local assembly members under actual circumstances

  • April 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

University of Tokyo, Waseda sign comprehensive partnership deal

  • March 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 42
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SCIENCE

Mount Fuji eruption would paralyze Tokyo, panel warns

  • April 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 3,207 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 2, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 2:45 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Consumer consultations on coronavirus surge in Japan

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:52 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan introduces ban on indoor smoking

  • April 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:51 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Vox Populi: Japan’s lack of disclosure over virus only fuels harmful rumors

  • April 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:25 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Policy responses must prepare for unprecedented virus downturn

  • April 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 11:58 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan to help boost output of ventilators, oxygenators

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:17 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Make good use of additional time for next summer’s Tokyo Games

  • April 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:52 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Abe dismisses need to declare state of emergency at this stage

  • April 2, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to provide cloth face masks to all households in Japan

  • April 2, 2020
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SOCIETY

Hospitals, companies rush to develop COVID-19 remedy

  • March 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:57 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

66 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Tokyo on Wednesday

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Secretary Pompeo hints at rethinking sanctions on Iran

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Empty bridge

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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SOCIETY

Japanese police investigated 11,000 foreigners in 2019

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:12 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan sees record 4,300 cannabis offenders in 2019

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:04 p.m.
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