May 18, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 18, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 18, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

First coronavirus case confirmed in Northern Territories

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

China’s Belt and Road going off track

  • May 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe stresses need to review WHO’s handling of virus in “fair, independent manner”

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to offer coronavirus aid to developing nations

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Former Pentagon official to lead U.S.-Japan Council

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

China steps up maritime advancement amid coronavirus pandemic

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan to begin dialogue on economic security

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, All national papers
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Emergency lifting to boost spending only slightly: economists

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:32 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s economy expected to suffer further

  • May 18, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Major bank groups’ combined profits forecast to hit 11-yr low

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:17 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan eyeing up to 1.5 m. yen for virus-hit farmers

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:32 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

63 pct of businesses in Tokyo use teleworking

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to mull helping buyers of its coal-fired plants go green

  • May 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Over 10,000 businesses likely to file for bankruptcy due to COVID-19

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Asahi, All national papers
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ECONOMY

WTO chief to quit in view of U.S.-China trade war, pandemic

  • May 17, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Coronavirus upsets Japan 5G launch

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Pandemic grounds launch of Japan’s IHI jet engine repair shop

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:19 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Sumitomo Chemical funding development of COVID-19 scent sensor

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:34 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kadena AB extends public health emergency until June 14

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Stolen cash seized at suspects’ home

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
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SECURITY

Indo-Pacific network must evolve to meet changing threats

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:09 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

DM Kono postpones visit to Aegis Ashore candidate site in Akita

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

FOCUS: China aims to boost ties with Japan amid spat with U.S. over virus

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:59 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. flattop leaves for Indo-Pacific despite lingering risk of virus

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 2
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SECURITY

SECURITY

The Science Council of Japan hinders defense research

  • May 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 7:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan eating China’s quantum encryption dust

  • May 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 17, 2020

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 16, 2020

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 15, 2020

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for May 18-24

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: No grounds for move to extend retirement age of top prosecutors

  • May 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:16 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Political distancing

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Spot opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet approval declines sharply

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SCIENCE

PFOS, PFOA contamination near Futenma lower than government-set level

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Gov’t to use “K value” as new indicator of COVID-19 trends

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Coronavirus: Vaccine and PCR tests are no panacea

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Changing lifestyles in the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

  • May 15, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s coronavirus response is flawed — but it works

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:55 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

FCCJ magazine cover draws ire over linkage with COVID-19 crisis

  • May 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Over 1,000 phony websites found: expert

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Diamond Princess leaves Japan 3 months after virus outbreak

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese U.N. workers start blog to support virus-hit home country

  • May 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

‘Anti-virus’ face mask effective even after being washed 100 times

  • May 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ to roll out large-scale antibody testing next month

  • May 16, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Tokyo to establish 44 PCR virus testing centers

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

1,800 additional beds secured for COVID-19 patients across Japan

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan looking to gradually resume business travel between neighboring countries

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Release of COVID-19 contact detection app to be delayed

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Freelance, LGBT wary of Japan’s new anti-harassment law

  • May 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo , 11:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Society must watch over children more closely to prevent suicides

  • May 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

IOC to bear up to 800 M. dollars for delayed Tokyo Games

  • May 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Hibakusha now taking anti-nuke push online amid virus outbreak

  • May 18, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 17,049 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 17, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 8:46 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Editorial: Find ways to catch up on curriculum, keep virus at bay as schools reopen

  • May 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:10 p.m.
  • English Press

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