May 8, 2020

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  • May 8, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 8, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

China willing to accept WHO team on virus origin

  • May 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, other developed countries wary of companies being acquired by China

  • May 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe discusses coronavirus with Vietnamese counterpart

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan helps sick S.Korean girl fly home from India

  • May 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 10:16 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

No consensus reached within USG on origin of “Wuhan virus”

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe, Putin affirm mutual coordination to stem coronavirus

  • May 8, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan housing starts fall 7.3 pct in FY 2019

  • April 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren to draw up guidelines for reopening businesses

  • May 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Japan weighs unemployment benefits for furloughed employees

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Maintain stable financial system to support firms impacted by pandemic

  • May 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s new car sales down 28.6% in April amid coronavirus outbreak

  • May 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nearly 30 prefectures move to relax restrictions on business activities

  • May 8, 2020
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ECONOMY

Keidanren proposes four-day workweek for factories

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

SECURITY

CRS issues report on U.S.-Japan talks on host nation support, trade

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Steadily develop sales channels to expand defense equipment exports

  • May 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan gives up plan to deploy Aegis system at Akita GSDF site

  • May 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 6-7, 2020

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Interview with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP works out rent relief for virus-hit businesses

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s LDP to start talks on 2nd extra budget next week

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Spot opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 4
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japanese group engineers artificial antibodies

  • May 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

JAXA: Asteroid Ryugu may have shifted orbit

  • May 8, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Parasite-killing drug ivermectin heads into coronavirus trials

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:51 a.m.
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SOCIETY

No specialist needed: Fujifilm cuts coronavirus test to 75 minutes

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:27 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: The dangers of comparing COVID-19 pandemic to war

  • May 6, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:03 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Some coronavirus tests for corpses rejected by health centers

  • May 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 16,287 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 8, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 4:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Swift policy response needed to retain elderly day care services

  • May 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Shore up Japan’s weakened health care system

  • May 7, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

State of emergency may be lifted for 17 prefectures

  • May 8, 2020
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SOCIETY

Majority support extension of state of emergency

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Remdesivir approved for coronavirus treatment

  • May 8, 2020
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SOCIETY

Abe mentions possibility of conducting COVID-19 antigen testing

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Cabinet minister, Osaka governor trade barbs over “exit strategy”

  • May 8, 2020
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