May 7, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 7, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 7, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Putin to hold teleconference this evening

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
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INTERNATIONAL

Coronavirus curbs LNG demand in China, Japan and South Korea

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:46 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Abe speaks by phone with Iranian President Rouhani

  • May 6, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japanese officials discuss North Korea

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. shares intelligence on Kim Jong Un with Seoul and Tokyo

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Kim Jong Un intelligence shared with Seoul and Tokyo: US official

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:33 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Make efforts to stabilize crude oil prices with further production cuts

  • May 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to ease investment rules to push bank-fintech marriage

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:52 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Chinese server giant Inspur wades into Japan’s $5bn market

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus-linked bankruptcies rise sharply in Japan

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:26 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Economic toll mounts as Japan extends state of emergency

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:08 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Economists fear Japan’s GDP will drop by ¥23 trillion in coming month

  • May 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Jan.-March GDP seen to have shrunk annualized 5.2 pct

  • May 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

16 Japan lenders refrain from investing in nuke-linked companies

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TPP countries defy protectionist trend to maintain supply chains

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:04 a,m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s small companies apply for cash grants amid pandemic

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to help shift output to ASEAN from China after virus disruption

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:46 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Over 70 pct of Japan firms in U.S. see sales fall: survey

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Startup targets Japan’s intensive care capacity as coronavirus hits

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SoftBank to offer coronavirus antibody tests for all employees

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:23 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa not fully satisfied with PFOS surveys at Futenma

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Japan’s shipbuilders jump at prospect of first hospital ship

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Still carrying nuclear waste, U.S. flattop leaves Yokosuka

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

2nd MSDF destroyer to leave for Middle East

  • May 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Komeito halves number of candidates in Okinawa election due to virus

  • May 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Coronavirus has only “very low impact” on U.S. military: Esper

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:19 P.M.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 5, 2020

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Sankei , p.5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 4, 2020

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 3, 2020

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 2, 2020

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 1, 2020

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events for May 4-10

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:01
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan’s coronavirus testing behind the curve, Abe admits

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:46 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Obituary: Sumiko Kishida, mother of LDP policy chief Kishida

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 31
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POLITICS

Editorial: COVID-19 crisis no time to flirt with amending the Constitution

  • May 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:57 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to set up mobile team to support nationals returning home

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to promote provisional release for foreign detainees

  • May 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe renews call for constitutional revision

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Public divided over need for constitutional revision

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

49% in Japan favor constitutional revisions, Yomiuri survey on the Constitution

  • May 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:05 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

72% say no rush for Diet to revise Constitution, Asahi poll

  • May 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Coronavirus shackles Japan’s space startups with another crisis

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

UV light robot destroys coronavirus in 2 minutes

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Another Japanese drug under consideration for COVID-19 treatment

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Mainichi digital
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Burden on public health center workers behind slow increase of PCR testing

  • May 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

2,000 Coronavirus-infected people staying home in Japan

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan worries about shortage of key chemicals for COVID-19 tests

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 02:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to revise criteria on symptoms for being tested for virus

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo to pay more to businesses that remain shut until May 31

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Chambers of Commerce supporting local biz amid epidemic

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Commentary– How Japan’s post-coronavirus reopening should proceed

  • May 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: In search of the pandemic-inspired innovation curve

  • May 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Sumo grand tournament in May canceled due to virus

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Continue virus prevention as emergency set to be extended

  • May 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Deepen constitutional debate over measures for emergencies

  • May 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Take advantage of staying at home to experience culture, new things

  • May 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

‘Work from home’ to cost Japanese companies $12.1bn, study finds

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Improve medical arrangements to deal with extended state of emergency

  • May 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Use greater protections in revised law to find, rectify corporate fraud

  • May 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Gloomy outlook in Japan’s fight to beat COVID-19 in near future

  • May 5, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ extends nationwide state of emergency through May 31

  • May 7, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Prefectural governors react to extension of state of emergency

  • May 6, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan may approve remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment this week

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Experts’ panel acknowledges insufficiency of Japan’s PCR testing

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: 16,189 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 6, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 8:40 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Elderly fight both coronavirus, frailty as emergency drags on

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EXCLUSIVE: Osaka patients forced to wait up to 10 days to take PCR tests

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Local govts urged to prepare for disasters amid virus spread

  • May 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s foreign work force hit by ‘coronavirus cuts’

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Game-changing life support for those with lung, heart problems

  • May 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Tolerance, ability to criticize are core aspects of a healthy society

  • May 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan eyes international rules for cruise ship outbreaks

  • May 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Athletes serving as influencers amid coronavirus crisis

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Olympics: Push to reopen National Training Center gathers momentum

  • May 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Graffiti targeting Wuhan residents over virus found at Yasukuni shrine

  • May 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:57
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Postponed season leaves Yokohama BayStars owner stuck in bullpen

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Number of children in Japan hits record low

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Spend time having conversations with children about future dreams

  • May 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Emperor speaks carefully amid pandemic as Reiwa era enters 2nd year

  • May 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s just privatized airports grounded from the get-go

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan asks US for stable remdesivir supply as Tokyo rushes approval

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:31 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

September school year best fits colleges: ex-Tokyo University chief

  • May 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:09 a.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Japan gov’t prods partial reopening of classes amid virus risks

  • May 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:37 p.m.
  • English Press
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