April 15, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 15, 2020
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  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 15, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Some nations wary of China’s “mask diplomacy”

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

Coronavirus infections causing delay in Japan-Russia exchanges 

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

G7 finance ministerial meeting discusses support for developing nations

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

President of Chinese friendship association retires

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 9
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Japan and U.S. must lead preparations for next pandemic

  • April 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK test-launches cruise missiles

  • April 15, 2020
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ECONOMY

Teijin to make medical gowns amid coronavirus shortage

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:50 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mizuho to stop financing coal-fired power

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Fading Vision? How coronavirus hit Softbank’s $100bn tech fund

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: OPEC Plus should keep cooperating to bring stability to world oil market

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Health checks upon entering U.S. bases cause traffic jams in neighborhoods

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 26
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SECURITY

MOD protests PFOS leakage at Futenma

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 14, 2020

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower House plenary session, April 14, 2020

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Abe instructs LDP board to aim to enact supplementary budget on April 22

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP bigwig Nikai to call for 100,000-yen cash benefits

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP diet members propose antibody tests to be implemented in May 2020

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Shizuoka by-election campaigns kick off amid coronavirus spread

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

MOFA cancels in-person voting at 53 overseas diplomatic facilities

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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POLITICS

Family member of LDP lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: Will Abe’s conservative nostalgia beat COVID-19?

  • April 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Diet members to cut salaries by 20% amid pandemic

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Sankei
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 12
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SCIENCE

Over 220,000 liters of foam extinguisher containing PFOS leaks at Futenma base

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Japan greenhouse gas emissions drop for 5 years in row

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

3-D printer creates cyber sweets, sushi

  • April 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Almost 500 COVID-19 cases confirmed yesterday in Japan

  • April 15, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Only 15% of hospitals equipped for telemedicine

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SCIENCE

Tokyo government compiles policy package for dealing with COVID-19

  • April 15, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

Asian leaders hold videoconference to discuss COVID-19 pandemic

  • April 15, 2020
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SCIENCE

General contractors suspend construction projects

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SCIENCE

China alarmed about spread of coronavirus from Russia

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

USFJ expands public health emergency to all of Japan

  • April 15, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Japan to suffer 400,000 coronavirus deaths if no action: estimate

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Untraceable cases in Japan raise fear outbreak spiraling out of control

  • April 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan virus cases doubled since emergency declaration: Kato

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

JR train reservations in Golden Week hit record low

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Prisoners lending hands in mask production amid virus outbreak

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Osaka to start clinical trials of coronavirus vaccine in July

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Osaka hospital publishes report on COVID-19 fight

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Internet cafes struggling with long-term users amid epidemic

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan posts biggest rate of population decline

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign entrants to Japan down 94 pct in March

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Program developed to let Hokkaido visitors experience Ainu culture

  • April 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 9:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Yokosuka City creates virtual reality app that recreates Commodore Perry landing

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 8,885 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 14, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:59 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Long-term support vital for victims of Kumamoto Earthquake 4 years on

  • April 14, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Urgent measures needed to step up nation’s virus testing capacity

  • April 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:14 p.m.
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