May 21, 2020

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Noon news

  • May 21, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • May 21, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on President Trump’s tweet on G7 summit

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei digital
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan seeks deeper ties with Taiwan as Tsai Ing-wen begins second term

  • May 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Share Taiwan’s knowledge on system for preventing epidemics

  • May 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:43 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Key piece in the Wuhan puzzle, China’s ‘bat woman’ goes dark

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:16 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

China must not flex muscle as neighbors grapple with pandemic

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:01 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Demon marionettist

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ROK bill on compensation for forced laborers scrapped

  • May 21, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Two Americans arrested for helping Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan

  • May 21, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan steers clear of directly criticizing China at WHO Assembly

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Kyushu Electric shuts another n-reactor for delayed work

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:36 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Local TV footage used to analyze Fukushima N-plant explosion

  • May 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 6:12 p.m.
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ECONOMY

METI and J-POWER to deploy carbon storage technology in Indonesia

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Japan core machinery orders down 0.4 pct in March

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:50 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Number of foreign visitors to Japan plummeted to record low last month

  • May 21, 2020
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Defense report warns about security challenges

  • May 21, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
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SECURITY

Chatan suspects may have spent stolen money on base

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
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SECURITY

Over 3,000 takeoffs and landings observed at Kadena base in March

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 24
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SECURITY

Space — the new war zone?

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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SECURITY

SECURITY

New missile data feared leaked via cyberattack on M’bishi Electric

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:46 p.m.
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SECURITY

Mitsubishi Electric attack likely stole data on new missile

  • May 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:05 p.m.
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 20, 2020

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Exclusive: Tokyo Prosecutor Kurokawa to resign

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:35 p.m.
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POLITICS

Lower House Panel on Constitution to meet on May 28

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:58 p.m.
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan launches Kounotori cargo transporter on final mission to ISS

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:02 a.m.
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SCIENCE

State of emergency to be lifted for Kansai region today

  • May 21, 2020
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SCIENCE

More PCR test centers set up across Japan

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Aichi college objects to media reports on its clinical trials of Avigan

  • May 21, 2020
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SOCIETY

Journalists’ club removes parody of Olympic logo depicting COVID-19

  • May 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:48 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus vaccine unlikely to be developed this year: Japan expert

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:10 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Quickly correct delay in disbursing uniform ¥100,000 in pandemic aid

  • May 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Airlines stepping up vigilance against human trafficking

  • May 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 22
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SOCIETY

Emperor, Empress express gratitude to medical workers

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:12 p.m.
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 triggers calls for altering lay judge system

  • May 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:54 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 17,145 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 20, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:49 p.m.
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