April 20, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 20, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 20, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ROK premier reportedly considering donating face masks to Japan, U.S.

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei digital
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: S. Korean ruling party landslide win earned by its handling of virus crisis

  • April 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:16 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Seoul seen keeping hard line on Japan after election

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China’s factories struggle without key import: foreign talent

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:01 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: World must support developing countries to prevent spread of virus

  • April 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:19 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Leaders must choose their words carefully amid global health crisis

  • April 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to donate 100 m. dlrs to new World Bank fund

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan, rest of world must fight isolationism in these dark times

  • April 18, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to jointly develop next-generation fighter with U.S.

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Asahi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Air Force ends deployment of B-52 bombers in Guam

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China moves to create fait accompli in South China Sea

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-Russia summit to be postponed

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

MOFA starts webcasting FM Motegi’s press conferences

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan enacts bills to protect “wagyu” genetic resources

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan’s temp staff faces ‘May shock’ bigger than financial crisis

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:33 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Subaru and Kawasaki to halt production for Boeing

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Put brakes on global recession by containing spread of infections

  • April 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Commentary: A welcome shift away from shareholder supremacy

  • April 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa Governor Tamaki calls for SOFA revision

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Local governments to conduct onsite inspection into PFOS leak at Futenma

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Tokyo Report: Solutions needed for purchases of U.S. weapons

  • April 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan-U.S. deterrent challenged by coronavirus pandemic

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Spring of discontent

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 19, 2020

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 18, 2020

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 17, 2020

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events for April 20-26

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Bureaucratic opposition hinders policy implementation

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Press conference by the prime minister regarding the novel coronavirus

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Kantei Website
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe’s wife took trip in mid-March amid coronavirus scare

  • April 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to allow use of grants to aid business closures

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Devise ways to vote with peace of mind by preventing infections

  • April 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Nikai to become 2nd-longest serving LDP sec.-gen.

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:02 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Komeito cash handout demand highlights Abe’s fading power amid outbreak

  • April 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe adopts universal $930 handout as walls close in

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:18 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Swift coronavirus test method found effective

  • April 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Plasma therapy for coronavirus infections studied in Japan, other countries

  • April 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

DM Kono says construction work at Henoko to continue

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

PM Abe says he has no intention to cut funding for WHO

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Editorial: Strengthen systems to identify domestic violence amid pandemic

  • April 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:58 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nonregular workers’ income falls widespread amid virus crisis

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Only 40% telework in initial 7 Japanese prefectures under emergency declaration

  • April 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Positive test rates for COVID-19 PCR tests appear to be rising nationwide

  • April 18, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:55 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Discrimination against patients only hurts efforts to combat virus

  • April 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Possible COVID-19 patients rejected by hospitals in Japan

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

100,000-yen cash handout likely to cover foreign residents

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nobel winner Yamanaka frets over Japan’s lax coronavirus fight

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Unique face masks catching on in Japan amid virus crisis

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo hospitals running on empty and sense of moral duty

  • April 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Border control takes on new meaning at Japan’s airports

  • April 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Over 210,000 hotel rooms secured to treat coronavirus patients

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , Kyodo News
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Agency to match jobless interns with companies seeking workers

  • April 18, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Number of COVID-19 cases tops 10,800 in Japan

  • April 20, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

MHLW to conduct COVID-19 antibody testing

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Infographic: 11,519 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 19, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:31 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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