April 22, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 22, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 22, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Trump to order 60-day halt of immigration to protect American workers

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:50 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Beijing Diary: Who framed the Communist Youth League?

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:13 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Chinese foreign ministers hold teleconference

  • April 22, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Media reports on health condition of Kim Jong Un

  • April 22, 2020
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ECONOMY

Japan preps first subsidy to company moving production out of China

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:59 a.m.
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ECONOMY

JAL to cut flights by 60 pct in early May

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:27 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s job switchers look to public sector to do good

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:09 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Cartoon: Shades of 1929

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p.4
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SECURITY

Okinawa upset over GOJ request for FRF design change amid coronavirus outbreak

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Okinawa officials given access to Futenma over PFOS leak

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Coronavirus forces SDF to downscale training

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

U.S. rejects South Korea’s defense cost-sharing proposal

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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SECURITY

Japan not to switch P-3C unit personnel due to coronavirus

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:20 p.m.
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SECURITY

U.S. military truck drops cartridge cases on local road

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense Ministry requests design changes to Futenma relocation plan

  • April 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 21, 2020

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Coronavirus outbreak forces MOFA to change plans for training diplomats

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gov’t provides 7.9 billion yen in subsidies to eight political parties

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

57% say Abe not showing leadership in COVID-19 crisis, Asahi poll

  • April 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:40 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Spacecraft to Mercury succeeds in swinging by Earth: JAXA

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:45 p.m.
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

390 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Japan on Tuesday

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Seoul and Taipei show the world how to contain pandemics

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:55 a.m.
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SOCIETY

China reports 72 new coronavirus cases, flare-up continues in north

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:09 a.m.
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SOCIETY

GOJ mulls introducing COVID-19 antigen test  

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

More Japan prefectures to seek biz suspension to contain virus

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:02 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Dismantling WHO won’t solve COVID-19: Agency’s pandemic specialist

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:39 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Pace of increase in new infections slows slightly in 7 prefectures

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Japan changes definition of close contact with COVID-19 patients

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus patients in Japan to enter own symptoms into new system

  • April 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:07 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Expand PCR tests without putting excessive burden on hospitals

  • April 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Effort, ingenuity needed to swiftly distribute ¥100,000 in pandemic aid

  • April 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Q&A: How do I receive 100,000 yen from the government?

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:41 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Sudden increase seen in coronavirus-related layoffs of foreign workers

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus casts shadow over foreign employees in Japan

  • April 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:19 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan to extend visa suspensions until end of May as virus spreads

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:43 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Minato Ward to independently conduct PCR tests

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 23
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Half of Japan govt agency employees work from home

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:54 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Spread of COVID-19 in Japanese prisons spurs calls for releases

  • April 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Japan eyes stronger request on Pachinko parlors to shut

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:17 p.m.
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SOCIETY

LGBT people in Japan worry getting coronavirus may result in outing

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:59 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Shizuoka tea manufacturer provides free tea for U.S. health care workers

  • April 21, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 13
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 12,255 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 22, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 00:41 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Sakai to become President of Jiji Press

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:04 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan edges up to 66th in 2020 press freedom rankings

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:56 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Attack of the coronavirus

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

IOC revises statement on extra costs for Tokyo Olympics

  • April 22, 2020
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SOCIETY

Japan struggles to provide coronavirus tests

  • April 20, 2020
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