May 15, 2020

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  • May 15, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 15, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan–South Korea relations will hit second low point

  • May 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan should join countries demanding probe into China’s Wuhan lab

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 6:18 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan expands entry ban to include Mexico and 12 other countries

  • May 15, 2020
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ECONOMY

Tough road ahead for Japan’s nuclear fuel cycle

  • May 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:05 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Two civic groups ask Yokohama gov’t to suspend IR project

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 18
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Coronavirus might cost Japan over 1 million jobs, economists say

  • May 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

BOJ Kuroda vows to do whatever to contain virus impacts

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:20 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Takeda expects operating profit to rise 3.5-fold in FY 2020

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:39 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan should end its nonsensical effort to recycle nuclear fuel

  • May 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:21 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Keidanren proposes flexible working styles

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

Okinawa decides not to invite premier to war memorial event amid pandemic

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Two robbers filmed by security cameras

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 25
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SECURITY

Over last two years, 160 local assemblies have requested SOFA revision

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 14, 2020

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Use second supplementary budget to reinforce economic safety net

  • May 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

No Lower House passage of unpopular prosecutor bill this week

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:32 p.m.
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POLITICS

Ex-prosecutors oppose bill for extending retirement age

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 0:56 a.m.
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POLITICS

Weekly Editorial: Prosecutor retirement revision a dangerous step

  • May 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SCIENCE

MOD to review restrictions on SDF activities

  • May 15, 2020
  • , NHK
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SCIENCE

China accelerates efforts to become “space superpower”

  • May 13, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 6
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SCIENCE

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, NASA to observe mice aboard ISS

  • May 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:10 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo reveals outline of roadmap for ending business shutdown

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri digital
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SOCIETY

MHLW announces results of antibody testing

  • May 15, 2020
  • , TV Asahi
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Virus strategy needed even after lifting of state of emergency

  • May 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:13 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Cartoon: Spousal restraint

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SOCIETY

Newspapers are most reliable source of COVID-19 information, survey

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Japan to give struggling students up to 200,000 yen

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:18 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Foreign visitors down 99% in April due to virus-linked entry bans

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:30 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 16,915 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 14, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:45 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Zama Ayase medical association to start PCR test from May 18

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 14
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SOCIETY

Ads disappear in Tokyo amid COVID-19 epidemic

  • May 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:09 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan lifts state of emergency for 39 prefectures

  • May 15, 2020
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SOCIETY

EDUCATION

September school start would need some 30 legal changes in Japan

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:21 p.m.
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