May 19, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 19, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 19, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump threatens to pull U.S. out of WHO if reforms aren’t made

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s health minister calls for WHO to verify handling of virus, supports Taiwan

  • May 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan report claims sovereignty over isles disputed with Russia

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:33 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Hsieh likely to continue as Taiwan’s representative to Japan

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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ECONOMY

Huawei blasts latest U.S. crackdown as bid for tech ‘supremacy’

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

LDP proposal to limit foreign acquisition of Japanese companies

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Focus: Japan’s initial goal of V-shaped recovery not on horizon

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Create environment that lifts consumption; reverses GDP decline

  • May 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:14 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan’s GDP shrinks annualized 3.4% in January-March quarter

  • May 19, 2020
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SECURITY

Kadena AB prohibits children of base personnel from attending off-base schools

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Reliance on the U.S. forces at odds with Japan’s sovereignty

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 22
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SECURITY

New NSS division aimed at bridging security, economic realms

  • May 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:43 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: A welcome move by the U.S. Marines

  • May 18, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

MOFA is in the dark about how much Washington has spent for U.S. forces in Japan

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 18, 2020

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP willing to accept reelection of Tokyo governor Koike

  • May 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe suffers a blow as public backlash delays prosecutor bill

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:03 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Personnel management of prosecutors requires clear autonomy from politics

  • May 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 pm
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: The people’s punishment

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Govt. to delay deadline for budget requests

  • May 19, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cabinet and political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • May 18, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:30 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Opposition lawmaker joins LDP parliamentary group

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet nonsupport rate exceeds support, NHK public opinion poll

  • May 18, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:02 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

41% in favor of September start for school year, 37% opposed, NHK public opinion poll

  • May 19, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 6:30 a.m.
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SCIENCE

Japan, EU to sign deal by year-end on mutual use of satellite data

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Mitsubishi Heavy to launch UAE’s Mars explorer in July

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese space startup eyes launching LNG-fueled rocket in 2023

  • May 14, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

China defends itself at World Health Assembly

  • May 19, 2020
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SCIENCE

SDF launches Space Operations Squadron

  • May 19, 2020
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Okinawa leader calls robbery allegedly involving SOFA members “heinous crime”

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SOCIETY

Japan lags behind in sharing its coronavirus research

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Japan faces question of when and how to reopen borders

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Interview: 2nd wave of COVID-19 inevitable in Japan

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan hospitals turn unprofitable amid coronavirus crisis

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Mt. Fuji to be closed to climbers this summer due to virus

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 17,079 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 18, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 9:38 p.m.
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SOCIETY

31 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Japan on Monday

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Sankei
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