April 16, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 16, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 16, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

No reports on leader Kim’s appearance on key anniversary

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. report hints China not abiding by nuclear moratorium

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Trump’s freeze of WHO funding hands China a win

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:15 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Faced with shortage of face masks, companies move to produce their own

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

Japan vows to buy excess medical gear if companies raise output

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:56 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Abe calls on firms to boost medical gear output

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:41 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Stimulus against virus to boost Japan GDP by up to 3.8%: Abe

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Abe administration faces flak over hesitance to compensate virus-hit businesses

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Japan Times digital
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ECONOMY

Businesses will send 20,000 high-performance masks to hospitals

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Suntory to offer free alcohol disinfectants to hospitals

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan facing hurdles to boosting medical device output

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:30 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Yokohama delays release of casino development plan

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:58 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Kubota invests in U.S. agritech startup

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:13 p.m.
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SECURITY

USMC report documents PFOS leakage out of Futenma base last year

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 15, 2020

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Abe frames virus fight as ‘World War III’

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:58 a.m.
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POLITICS

Roundup of newspaper editorials on declaration of state of emergency

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

After missteps, Abe warms to $900 payouts for all Japanese

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Xi fears Japan-led manufacturing exodus from China

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:20 a.m.
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POLITICS

Japan opposition lawmaker expelled for visiting adult entertainment club

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:32 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

SOCIETY

GOJ decides to expand state of emergency nationwide

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , NHK
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SOCIETY

China reports 110 new coronavirus cases, no deaths

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Telework rush leaves Japanese companies at risk of cyberattack

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan ranks below Italy and Spain in ICU bed capacity

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ to consider adding Aichi to prefectures under emergency declaration

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Asahi , Lead story
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SOCIETY

Calls grow for more testing for coronavirus, but obstacles remain

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:57 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Ministry to speed up manufacture approval, sale of ventilators

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Toshiba to shutter all offices, plants until May 6

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:56 a.m.
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 pandemic prompts a digital revolution

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Japan Times digital
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SOCIETY

MOFA struggles to repatriate 400 Japanese still stranded overseas

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo plans ¥800 billion emergency COVID-19 spending measure

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: 9,434 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 6:17 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japanese experts find kitchen detergents may kill coronavirus

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Can Abe finally inspire public? Containing virus depends on it

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:34 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Government throws its support behind wide-area evacuations

  • April 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:57 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Typhoon 19 showed need to quickly improve hazard maps

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:14 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Record 700 kg of cocaine seized at Yokohama Port

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Hospital-acquired coronavirus infections increasing in Japan

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:04 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Fujifilm boosts production of Avigan

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Scientist stresses need to reduce human contact to fight coronavirus

  • April 16, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

President Trump decides to temporarily suspend U.S. funding for WHO

  • April 16, 2020
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