April 13, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 13, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 13, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

ASEAN-plus-three video summit eyed over coronavirus

  • April 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:58 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Coronavirus pandemic impacting key issues in U.S. presidential race

  • April 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:22 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese government decisions ‘shackled’ by China

  • April 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:12 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Indian leaders affirm cooperation to combat virus pandemic

  • April 11, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Gov’t to send jobless people to short-handed farms

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Hokkaido industries hit by lack of foreign trainees amid virus outbreak

  • April 10, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 17
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ECONOMY

Japan auto industry eyes fund to help virus crisis-hit firms

  • April 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:33 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s farm exports down 10.7% in February

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 11
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ECONOMY

Shimadzu to release one-hour coronavirus test kit

  • April 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:31 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Coronavirus hampers Japanese firms’ accounting work

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

Editorial: Help airline companies protect infrastructure that links the world

  • April 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:50 p.m.
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ECONOMY

BOJ report: Tough situation seen for regional economies

  • April 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:00 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Fintech startups fill gap in Japan’s coronavirus cash crunch

  • April 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan looking to export its next-generation fighter

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo
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SECURITY

Foam extinguisher containing PFOS leaks from Futenma to local residential area

  • April 12, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese aircraft carrier sails between Okinawa main island and Miyako

  • April 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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SECURITY

MOD concerned about potential deployment of Russian missiles in the Far East

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SECURITY

Editorial: Japan-U.S. security cooperation should maintain deterrence amid pandemic

  • April 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
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SECURITY

In FY2019, Yokota Air Base saw largest number of takeoffs and landings since FY2001

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 27
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SECURITY

4 years after the passage of new security law, Japan-U.S. alliance no longer one-sided

  • April 8, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 10:39 a.m.
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SECURITY

Defense Ministry panel endorses FRF design change

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Okinawa to scale back peace memorial ceremony in June

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 11, 2020

  • April 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 10, 2020

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for April 13-19

  • April 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:58 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japanese lawmaker’s secretary contracts coronavirus

  • April 13, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:01 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Abe tangles with health ministry bureaucrats over virus response

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:10 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Lower House passes bill to establish ASDF “space operation unit”

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Tokyo governor requests prompt business closures, rejecting GOJ position

  • April 11, 2020
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Japan eyes sending micro lunar probe on solid-fuel rocket in 2020s

  • April 13, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:35 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Abe urges companies to allow at least 70% of employees to telework 

  • April 12, 2020
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Senior MOFA official tests positive for COVID-19

  • April 11, 2020
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SCIENCE

China keen to assist other nations in combating COVID-19

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Japan mulls postponing ceremonies for crown prince

  • April 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:06 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus drives Japan workmates to drink and bond online

  • April 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:20 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: State should play central role in compensating closed businesses

  • April 13, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Tokyo should proceed with halt to business by working with central govt

  • April 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan aims to cut social contact by 80%, here’s why

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:02 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Food service workers having fever more than other jobs: survey

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:29 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Twitter posts show people in Japan are ‘exhausted’ amid the spread of coronavirus

  • April 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Survey: 35% say teleworking deteriorated mental health

  • April 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:11 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Narita to close 1 runway as air travel demand plunges

  • April 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Haneda Airport’s new international facilities closes temporarily because of COVID-19

  • April 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:13 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan urges residents not to leave 7 prefectures under emergency declaration

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan YouTubers focus on youth to raise awareness of social distancing

  • April 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 8,111 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 13, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:22 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Trial of former Nissan executive Greg Kelly to be delayed

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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