April 27, 2020

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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • April 27, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan raises travel alert for Saudi Arabia, Peru, Russia, 11 countries over pandemic

  • April 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: New crackdown in Hong Kong a worrying sign of things to come

  • April 25, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:44 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Strengthen international cooperation to ensure stable global supply of food

  • April 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:28 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Tightening grip of authoritarian rule must not be justified amid pandemic

  • April 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

South Korean landslide changes Japan and Singapore election math

  • April 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Kim Jong Un out of public eye for almost two weeks

  • April 27, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

China continues to carry out provocations around Senkakus

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Stricter controls on foreign investment to be fully implemented on June 7

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Longer holidays proposed to prevent coronavirus spread

  • April 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s stimulus measures to boost GDP by 4.4 pct: govt

  • April 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

60% of small firms can survive pandemic if ends in a few months: poll

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:19 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to subsidize 100% of salaries at small companies

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:08 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan must make application process more user-friendly to aid businesses in need

  • April 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Takeda aims to sell over-the-counter unit for $3.7bn

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:04 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s MUFG Bank to cut 8,000 employees by end of FY2023

  • April 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JAL asking for 300-b.-yen loans

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese startups rush to develop service robots for medical use

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Layer by layer, 3D printers boost Japan coronavirus mask supply

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:05 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s sneeze guard makers reap bonanza from pandemic

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:48 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Renewable energy loses steam as Asian subsidies wane

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MSDF destroyer leaves for Middle East amid virus concerns

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Steadily promote construction work in Henoko to relocate U.S. base

  • April 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Diet group visits U.S. embassy to request explanation of Okinawa PFOS incident

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawa’s plane spotters chase data on flights U.S. won’t reveal

  • April 24, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Noon news

  • April 27, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 26, 2020

  • April 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 25, 2020

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on April 24, 2020

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events for April 27-May 3

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP candidate wins Shizuoka Lower House by-election

  • April 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:55 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Opposition camp seeks budget revision to include rent relief

  • April 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Government assistance is vital in pandemic

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

OPINION POLLS

75% of Japanese positive about emperor, Kyodo survey

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:58 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Was coronavirus made in a lab? Claim met with skepticism

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:11 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

To prevent infection, supercomputer Fugaku predicts cough droplet dispersal

  • April 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Microplastics the scourge of waterways across Japan

  • April 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Hokkaido prof skeptical of official record of cases  

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Hospital beds for COVID-19 patients filling up fast

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Defense chiefs of U.S., Japan affirm cooperation

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Commentary: Coronavirus crisis exposes Japan’s strength and weakness

  • April 26, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Human wisdom is needed to defeat the pandemic

  • April 24, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Careful follow-up needed for virus patients staying outside hospitals

  • April 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to boost measures against child abuse, domestic violence

  • April 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to face bed shortage in ICUs in event of pandemic peak: study

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 14,153 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • April 26, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:34 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Exclusive: 10 emergency care facilities restricting services

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japanese govt to give medical institutions priority to receive PPE

  • April 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Foreign trainees, students need help to endure hardship due to virus crisis

  • April 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Confusion reigns over virus cash payouts as no clear purpose set

  • April 24, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

IOC to allocate $25 million for costs related to Tokyo Games delay

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:38 p.m
  • English Press

SOCIETY

What Japan’s hikikomori can teach us about self-isolation

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:38 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan passport issuances down 60 pct amid pandemic

  • April 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to recall cloth masks slated for distribution to all households

  • April 25, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

GOJ to provide protective gear to healthcare workers

  • April 27, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Nearly 150 crew members of passenger ship in Nagasaki contracted COVID-19

  • April 26, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

GOJ to streamline administrative procedures to reduce social contact

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Some LDP officials express criticism of WHO chief

  • April 27, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

EDUCATION

Starting school terms in September could be option in Japan

  • April 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:13 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Universities helping strapped students get through coronavirus tough times

  • April 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:42 a.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Virus forces 1 in 13 students in Japan to consider quitting: survey

  • April 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Editorial: Thoroughly support home learning as nation’s schools remain closed

  • April 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press
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