May 11, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 11, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 11, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese “coronatech” is coming

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Americans should unite to forestall Chinese dominance

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Prevent second wave of infections as restrictions ease in U.S., Europe

  • May 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: U.S., China should not further their dispute over origin of virus

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Yukio Okamoto, the hand that cradled the Japan-US alliance

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Yukio Okamoto, special aide to prime ministers, dies of COVID-19

  • May 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: International community must continue to pressure North Korea

  • May 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to step up medical support for developing nations

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan appoints first female central bank executive director

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan names 518 companies subject to tighter foreign ownership rules

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:11 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan law to tighten foreign investment regulations takes effect

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tighter foreign investment rule to apply for 2,102 Japan firms

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan national debt rises to record 1,114 t. yen

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan plans to support jobs in agriculture amid virus

  • May 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nippon Steel logs 431 bil. yen loss in FY 2019 as virus hits demand

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ANA halts FY 2021 recruiting due to virus impact

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota and Mazda post first China sales rise since virus outbreak

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota supports medical efforts with infection-barrier vehicles

  • May 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s March household spending down 6.0%, biggest drop in 5 yrs

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:18 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan lists 518 companies subject to tighter foreign investment rules

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

USFJ uses 3D technology for fighter parts

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan faces challenges in next-generation fighter development

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Unloading of SDF’s 1st Osprey in Iwakuni met by small protest

  • May 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Hacked VPN likely started Mitsubishi Electric attacks

  • May 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. calling on allies, including Japan, to exclude China from supply chain networks

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese patrol boats chase Japanese trawler in waters around the Senkakus

  • May 10, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 10, 2020

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 9, 2020

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 8, 2020

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events for May 11-17

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Celebrities lead protest tweets over Abe’s legal change attempt

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Majority dissatisfied with GOJ’s response to coronavirus outbreak

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Cash relief by Japanese gov’t “proper” 60%, “too little” 24%, Yomiuri poll

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

57% discontent with gov’t response to coronavirus outbreak, Kyodo News poll

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:46 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Majority dissatisfied with Japan’s coronavirus response, Nikkei poll

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:06 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Japan leaders’ virus response gets lowest citizen support, global survey

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Univ. of Tokyo starts trials of drug for COVID-19

  • May 9, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 4:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

CiRA Foundation chief eyes practical application of iPS cells

  • May 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SDF operations overseas hamstrung by coronavirus pandemic

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SDF space operations unit to be launched later this month

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Only 4% of nation’s households have received face masks from GOJ

  • May 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Minister Nishimura reiterates call for people to stay home

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Thoughtless behavior could cause more harm than the coronavirus

  • May 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Government needs to set clear goal for easing virus restrictions

  • May 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:43p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Individuals, not households better option for fair handouts

  • May 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreign workers left high and dry in Japan’s coronavirus economy

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:27 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Antiviral paint in limelight amid coronavirus epidemic

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to consider cash handouts to students in need

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Restart criminal trials gradually with infection prevention measures

  • May 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Create environment for child-rearing via new policies as birthrate declines

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ may lift state of emergency for 34 prefectures before May 31

  • May 11, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

GOJ eases guidelines for COVID-19 consultations

  • May 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Police struggling to prevent virus infection among detainees

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo discloses positive test rate for COVID-19

  • May 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

GOJ to create COVID-19 database covering 8,000 hospitals nationwide

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Infographic: 16,559 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 11, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 4:58 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Over 90% of hotel beds for COVID-19 patients remain empty

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

GOJ to approve antigen test kit soon

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Harassment over coronavirus restraints on rise in Japan

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan’s Shionogi primed to mass-produce coronavirus vaccine in 2021

  • May 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:16 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Workers with disabilities face changes amid virus crisis

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus pandemic sparks worry of increase in suicides

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s foreign students struggle to stay and study amid pandemic

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Foreigner-friendly coronavirus consultation office opens in Tokyo

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:12 a.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

International exchange programs facing crisis due to COVID-19

  • May 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Japanese high schools start to return from virus hiatus

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:41 a.m.
  • English Press
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