April 9, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 9, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 9, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Irene Hirano, head of U.S.-Japan Council and Sen. Inouye’s wife, dies

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:25 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Irene Hirano passes away

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei , Kyodo News
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Editorial: Make sure economic support arrives quickly and reliably

  • April 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:05 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan GDP up 2.9% in February before coronavirus: JCER

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s GDP likely to drop by 5.7 trillion yen: private firm estimate

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan carmakers plan temporary leave for 20,000 workers amid virus

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

45 coronavirus-linked biz failures reported so far in Japan

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:39 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan economy watcher sentiment at record low amid virus outbreak

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan wage hikes undershoot 2% for first time in 7 years

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Improved input needed from locals over nuke water disposal

  • April 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fujitsu affiliate purchases American biometrics firm

  • April 9, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Gov’t earmarks 1 billion yen for Okinawan development

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

4 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters off Senkakus

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 8, 2020

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Ruling parties aim to have supplementary budget approved on April 24

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

National Diet to remain in session: Lower House Speaker Oshima

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 6
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

CCS Suga to ask police to remind residents to stay home

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

72% approve of Abe’s declaring state of emergency, Mainichi spot poll

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Spot opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Plan for telescope construction on Hawaii shelved

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

City residents still out and about despite state of emergency

  • April 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Over 500 COVID-19 cases confirmed nationwide on Wednesday

  • April 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Kantei eager to use Avigan to treat COVID-19

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Japanese industries cautious about producing ventilators

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SCIENCE

GOJ entities divide workforce into two groups to continue operations

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

COVID-19 spreads on U.S. warships

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

President Trump criticizes WHO’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Suga says men account for over 70% of COVID-19 deaths in Japan

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi digital
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Saitama asks about 100 COVID-19 patients to stay home

  • April 9, 2020
  • , TBS, TV Asahi
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SOCIETY

Toyota to extend North American plant closure another two weeks

  • April 9, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SOCIETY

Temporary closure of Tokyo Disneyland extended again

  • April 9, 2020
  • , TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

What changes under Japan’s state of emergency declaration?

  • April 8, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan can contain outbreak in one month: ministry team

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Appeal to the nation: 4 key messages in Shinzo Abe’s state of emergency declaration

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 1:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan stands at turning point in coronavirus battle

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Transportation minister apologizes for parliamentary vice-minister’s tweet

  • April 7, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun evening edition , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan set for deep recession after coronavirus emergency declared

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Complaint calls over virus-related scams top 10,000 in Japan

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

18 trainee doctors who ignored dining ban infected with coronavirus

  • April 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 00:54 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Okinawa governor declines visits from mainland Japan

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Mask with holes

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 5,685 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 9, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 4:09 a.m.
  • JMH Translation
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