April 21, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 21, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 21, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Trump says to temporarily halt immigration to U.S. amid pandemic

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

CNN reports Kim Jong Un in “grave danger” after surgery

  • April 21, 2020
  • , NHK, NTV, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: The post-COVID-19 international order

  • April 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Coronavirus claims life of former Omron president Yoshio Tateishi

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ANA Holdings cuts net profit estimate by 70 pct

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s tech billionaire Mikitani joins fight against coronavirus

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:43 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Panasonic to produce face masks from end-May

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ricoh starts face shield production in Japan

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Takara Bio to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccine candidate

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan industrial filters make particle-blocking masks beyond N95

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:30 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s coal-fueled power generation stands at a crossroads

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan’s exports plummet in March

  • April 21, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

MOD requests changes to Futenma relocation plan

  • April 21, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Japan MSDF member in Bahrain infected with new coronavirus

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:21 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SDF offers limited-time support to coronavirus patients

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Self-Defense Forces present coronavirus preventive tutorials on website

  • April 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:18 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 20, 2020

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Abe sends ritual tree offering to war-linked Yasukuni shrine

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP members who are licensed doctors launch coronavirus team

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

POLITICS

Japan ruling bloc reconsider aid for people with big income falls

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

EDITORIAL: With emergency declaration, governors must act decisively to beat COVID-19

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 12:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Two cabinet members decide not to visit Yasukuni

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Japan gets 2 mil. face masks donated by Taiwan to fight virus

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japanese startup to launch compact rocket in May after 4-month delay

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

FRF construction temporarily suspended

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

China reports 48 new coronavirus cases, 11 with symptoms

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:28 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan must speed up efforts to erase fears over medical supply shortage

  • April 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Use of IT data to fight virus could compromise citizens’ privacy

  • April 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan must step up coronavirus testing

  • April 21, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Strength in numbers: A more open approach to tracking the virus in Japan

  • April 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Crowds still flocking to shopping arcades amid virus outbreak

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Virus expert says Tokyo Olympics not “likely to be held” in 2021

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 11,866 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 21, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 00:06 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Coronavirus outbreak sparks harassment at workplaces in Japan

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

College students suffer tumble in part-time job incomes

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign trainee supervisors in Japan hid 500 m. yen in income

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Illegal imports of marijuana liquid widespread in Japan

  • April 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Many people still out and about in major cities other than Tokyo, Osaka

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Cartoon: Mask politics

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cartoon: The people in the balance

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Only 85 foreigners visited Japan per day in past week

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Cabinet members to decline cash handout

  • April 21, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary
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