April 17, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 17, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 17, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Trump says U.S. moving to reopen economy in wake of virus peak

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:09 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

WHO head, Taiwan brawl via media; China’s scheme?

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan donates 2 million face masks to Japan

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ROK to maintain hard line toward Japan

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Fukushima decommissioning work to be downsized

  • April 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Flu fighter Avigan hunts for Japan substances to fill in for China

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:04 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

RCEP negotiators to meet via videoconference next week

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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ECONOMY

Japan Feb. industrial output down revised 0.3 pct

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt postpones monthly meeting on economy

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nissan joins face shield making in Japan to combat coronavirus

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus testing for US workplaces offered by Konica Minolta

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JCCI and two business federations ask for a freeze on minimum wage raise

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 6
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ECONOMY

0.5% display signs of gambling addiction, Yokohama City survey

  • April 11, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
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SECURITY

Deployment of intermediate-range missiles in Japan may become reality

  • April 14, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

70% approve of U.S.-Japan security arrangements, MOFA poll

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Seven out of ten Japanese support U.S.-Japan alliance

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 16, 2020

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Representatives

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Sugita becomes second longest-serving deputy chief cabinet secretary

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Akie Abe criticized for taking group tour in Oita during pandemic

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

GOJ to provide special allowance of 100,000 yen per person

  • April 17, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial to also divest from coal-fired power plants

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Okinawa Marines produce COVID-19 protective gear using 3D printers

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan’s virus fatality total

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

China reports 92 new coronavirus cases, no deaths

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to OK career changes by foreigners displaced amid virus crisis

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to introduce coronavirus antibody testing

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan urges measures against coronavirus discrimination

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:33 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Utilize emergency measures to halt spread of infections

  • April 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo’s bumper virus emergency fund highlights yawning wealth gap

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times digital
  • English Press

SOCIETY

PCR testing capacity to be ramped up

  • April 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Virus fears cause patients to flock to big Tokyo hospitals

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to boost regional PCR test capacities

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign trainees in Japan to make face masks

  • April 15, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 3:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese police warn that criminals are making most of virus outbreak

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

ANA to tailor medical gowns amid coronavirus spread

  • April 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Weekly Editorial: Government’s support for schools is essential

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 10,008 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 17, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 5:30 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Coronavirus, stay-home request hit girls with no place to go

  • April 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Electronic seals gaining attention amid spread of telework in Japan

  • April 16, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ expands state of emergency nationwide

  • April 17, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

G7 leaders convene another videoconference on coronavirus pandemic

  • April 17, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Abe calls COVID-19 pandemic “World War III”

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

GOJ to secure 20,000 ventilators

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan city adopts 1st ordinance urging wearing of masks due to virus

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympics: Tokyo organizers securing schedule, venues for delayed games

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: In the trenches

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Questions yet to be answered about art festival in Hiroshima

  • April 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:41 p.m.
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