May 20, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • May 20, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 20, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwan is ‘extremely’ important, Japan’s diplomatic guideline says

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:24 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks deeper G-7 talks to spread COVID-19 drugs

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:20 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

BOJ to hold extraordinary policy meeting on Fri.

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:31 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Diet passes revised telecommunications law

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Two American suspects in Chatan robbery admit allegation

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
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SECURITY

U.S. military operating Ospreys in Takae after 10:00 p.m.

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

As China builds up missile forces, Japan lacks policy discussion

  • May 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Basic rule for space squadron: Space cannot be a ‘battleground’

  • May 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense chiefs of Japan, U.S., ROK to hold talks online

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S. delivery of early warning planes for SDF delayed

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SECURITY

U.S. welcomes Japan’s launch of space domain mission unit

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Mainichi evening edition
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 19, 2020

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan delays FY 2021 budget request deadline

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Bill to revise public prosecutor law should be retired for good

  • May 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Gone with the wind

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SCIENCE

Japan’s microsatellites to head for the moon

  • May 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Why Japan has fewer coronavirus deaths than Western countries

  • May 13, 2020
  • , Weekly Diamond digital , 5:20 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Trends in no. of coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 22
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SOCIETY

Antiflu Avigan not showing apparent efficacy in coronavirus treatment

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 0:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to offer up to 200,000 yen to students in distress

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic committee slams foreign journalist association over magazine cover

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Central, local govts should team up to devise exit strategy for epidemic

  • May 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

State of emergency likely to be lifted for Kansai region

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Over 17,000 hospital beds secured nationwide

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Abe says telemedicine should continue indefinitely

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Doctors’ group warns against hasty approval of Avigan for COVID-19 treatment

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Mainichi evening edition
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 17,106 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 19, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:00 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Japan eyes 5-year transition for Sept. school enrollment

  • May 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:27 p.m.
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