April 23, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • April 23, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 23, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Can Japan and South Korea fight the virus together?

  • April 19, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 8
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan to block foreign investment in medicine amid coronavirus

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan eyes strict control on foreign investment in medical sector

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 00:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hidden threat: Japan has only 2-week stockpile of LNG

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:04 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan oil wholesalers bracing for red ink on crude plunge

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kashiwazaki City plans tax for storage of spent nuclear fuel

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 13
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ECONOMY

P&G Japan to donate 1 million masks to hospitals

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese company develops AI fever detection system

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NEC taps AI for faster path to coronavirus vaccine

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:06 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ube Industries to resume output of Avigan agent amid pandemic

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokyo Report: Japanese regional banks increasing tie-ups for survival

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JAL slashes net profit estimate amid pandemic

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:43 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fukushima’s agricultural product exports set new record for third consecutive year

  • April 23, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 10
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ECONOMY

NEC wins $190m deal to supply satellite to Vietnam

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota to halve Japan production, putting jobs at risk

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

All Nippon Airways starts carrying medical supplies by passenger plane

  • April 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nissan alliance to jointly develop EVs, self-driving technologies

  • April 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sumitomo Corp. to invest in U.S. drone startup

  • April 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

GOJ to limit foreign investment in medical sector

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

ASDF conducts joint military drills with U.S. bomber

  • April 23, 2020
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

U.S. Marines conduct fighter drills over South China Sea

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SDF shares its anti-coronavirus measures with foreign countries

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

Editorial: Abe government still trampling on what the people of Okinawa want

  • April 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Field surveys for Aegis Ashore deployment in Tohoku postponed again

  • April 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 22, 2020

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan parliament to pass FY 2020 extra budget within April

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP’s Nikai going strong, but rubs some the wrong way

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Rise and fall of post-Abe candidates in coronavirus crisis

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

Parties differ over how they will use 100,000 cash handout

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SCIENCE

World’s biggest experimental nuclear fusion reactor built in Ibaraki

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 27
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Former NHK announcer tests positive for COVID-19

  • April 22, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Panel offers 10 tips to curb face-to-face contact

  • April 22, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan running out of hospital beds to treat coronavirus patients

  • April 22, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus death toll in Japan tops 300

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:20 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 12,704 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 23, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 00:47 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japanese asked to hunker down through Golden Week as virus numbers grow

  • April 23, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Immigration agency to strengthen measures against coronavirus

  • April 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Pharmaceutical companies suspend clinical trials for new drugs

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 12
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SOCIETY

Japan’s local hospitals fear lack of supplies and staff may overwhelm health care systems

  • April 22, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Prejudice against frontline workers creates breeding ground for unrest

  • April 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: ‘Stay home’ order needs to consider victims of domestic violence

  • April 22, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Will Abenomasks help prevent coronavirus spread in Japan?

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:41 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Station users drop by 89%

  • April 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Virus emergency declaration leaves varying impact around Japan

  • April 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ releases new recommendations for reducing people-to-people contact

  • April 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Strapped for cash, IOC and Japan face hard bargain on Olympic costs

  • April 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Lack of technicians hampers expansion of PCR testing

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to continue limiting entry by foreign travelers

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

COVID-19 disinformation spreading as fast as virus

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Foreign students in Japan increase to record high

  • April 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:14 a.m.
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