May 12, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 12, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 12, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

NASA official: Noguchi may go into space as early as this year

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

China proposes fast-track entry for Japanese business travelers

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Remembering Yukio Okamoto

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: A corona

  • May 9, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Japan teams with 400 companies to cut reliance on China medical goods

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:06 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus-related bankruptcies top 130 in Japan

  • May 12, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s GDP shrinks 3.5% in March amid pandemic: JCER

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren wants digital transformation in Japan’s own style

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Heavy logs operating loss for FY2019

  • May 12, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Editorial: Banks should review money transfer fees to ease burden on customers

  • May 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan wary of China’s renewed maritime push

  • May 12, 2020
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POLITICS

MHLW changes calculation method for COVID cases

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 11, 2020

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gist of interpellations at Lower, Upper House Budget Committees, May 11, 2020

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan to compile 2nd extra budget for COVID-19 response

  • May 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe’s bid to alter prosecutors law is blatant abuse of power

  • May 12, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

China looking to ease restrictions on foreign visitors

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

MHLW to approve antigen test kit on Wednesday

  • May 12, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Errors found in Tokyo count of COVID-19 cases, cumulative total increased by 76

  • May 11, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:47 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Anti-plague yokai monster image available for download

  • May 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

CT scan used to determine seriousness of coronavirus infection

  • May 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Commentary: What will happen to inclusion in COVID-19’s wake?

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Take thorough anti-infection steps at disaster-related evacuation centers

  • May 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Excessive haste in approving COVID-19 drugs is a no-no

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 16,680 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 12, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 1:51 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Advance digital tech with consideration for workers

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan authorities to set up live cameras at ports

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Minister Nishimura discusses criteria for ending state of emergency

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Total of 111 cases not reported to Tokyo government

  • May 12, 2020
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SOCIETY

MHLW to approve PCR test kit that uses saliva samples

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

EDUCATION

Japan shouldn’t rush decision on academic year, scholars caution

  • May 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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