April 6, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 6, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 6, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

US-China mask fight upends international cooperation

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

8 major carmakers set to adjust production

  • April 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Pandemic to dent Japan Feb.-May flight revenue by 500 b. yen

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese government strategy aims for “6G” technology in 5 years

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Auto production in Japan to be completely suspended

  • April 4, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

ANA seeks $2.8 billion in emergency loans

  • April 4, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

GSDF missile unit formally launched in Okinawa

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Japan MSDF vessel in Middle East to be switched in June

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa Marine Aircraft Wing dismisses helicopter squadron commander

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Editorial: SDF must prepare to support virus quarantine, transportation of supplies

  • April 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

USMC to redesign force to focus on deterring PLA

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 5, 2020

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 4, 2020

  • April 5, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 3, 2020

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for April 6-12

  • April 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Upper House plenary session, April 3, 2020

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Clear up misunderstanding: No urban lockdown under state of emergency

  • April 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

New Olympic dates chosen based on campaign schedules of politicians

  • April 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 9:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Poles apart

  • April 5, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of March 2020 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • April 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1622] – pp. 8–10
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japanese mathematician gets validation for number theory solution

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s key sectors prepare for virus emergency

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s data usage surges 40%, raising overload fears

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s cities scramble to move mild coronavirus patients to hotels

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s homeless at risk from coronavirus pandemic

  • April 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

College campuses quiet without welcome events for new students

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

In graying Japan, the market for home shopping is still maturing

  • April 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan pulse: Navigating the murky waters of social media in a pandemic

  • April 4, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Concern raised over exclusion of sex workers from virus compensation

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Extended teleworking, school closures worry firms, parents

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo weighs using Olympic facility for coronavirus patients

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 4,570 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 5, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:36 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: State’s priority must be to save as many lives as possible

  • April 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

4,000 Japanese nationals stranded overseas amid pandemic

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Provide support to cultural activities amid self-restraint on events

  • April 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to grant 3-month extension for visa renewals

  • April 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Dual-use masks

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Yakuza group membership in Japan galls for 15th straight year

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:13p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Chargé Young thanks Japan for response to COVID-19 infection on Diamond Princess

  • April 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri , Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

U.S. Embassy recommends Americans in Japan go home immediately

  • April 4, 2020
  • , All national papers , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

143 new coronavirus infections confirmed in Tokyo on Sunday

  • April 6, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

GOJ making preparations to declare state of emergency

  • April 6, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

“Mask diplomacy” causes commotion worldwide

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan willing to offer flu drug for COVID-19 treatment abroad

  • April 4, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Catholic bishops’ forum finds 16 cases of child sexual abuse in Japan

  • April 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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