June 1, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 1, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • June 1, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga says G7 framework remains important

  • June 1, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: International organizations must not be used as tools by China, U.S.

  • May 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s judicial diplomacy at crossroads as Laos enacts civil code

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:37 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan should reconsider state visit by China’s Xi: LDP lawmakers

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Xi moves to smother Hong Kong

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Exclusive: Japan’s food exports to China grow in April

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump targets China over security law for Hong Kong

  • May 31, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

G7 summit to be delayed to the fall or later

  • June 1, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump says U.S. will leave the WHO

  • May 31, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi, Bill Gates discuss efforts to combat COVID-19

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Absence of chairman reveals difficulty with Tokyo Electric remake

  • June 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:44 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Nuclear regulators’ Fukushima crisis probe hit by coronavirus

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Regional banks should help bolster local economies despite profit decline

  • May 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

70% of Japan execs plan changes to supply chain, Nikkei poll of 100 major Japanese companies

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:38 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Provide careful explanations to gain residents’ consent for advanced cities

  • June 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:29 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan hotel guests sank to record low in April, down 76% on year

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan April industrial output down 9.1 pct

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:13 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan April job openings-to-seekers ratio plunges to 1.32

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:03 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokyo core consumer prices up 0.2 pct in May

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:39 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Pandemic an opportunity to review Japan’s dependence on using seals

  • June 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:04 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Almost 6 million Japanese workers idled due to COVID-19 pandemic

  • May 30, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Find realistic ways to protect local rail networks and infrastructure

  • May 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Self-Defense Forces to wrap up duties at two Tokyo airports

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S.-Japan military drills go on despite virus, with eye on China

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to further exclude Chinese telecom gear

  • June 1, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Ministry of Environment establishes PFOS benchmark

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S., Japan continue joint training despite pandemic

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SECURITY

Blue Impulse flies over central Tokyo to thank medical workers

  • May 29, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 31, 2020

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 30, 2020

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on May 29, 2020

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for June 1-7

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe’s options decreasing over possible lower house dissolution

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

64 file candidacy for Okinawa assembly poll

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Komeito forms project team to support development of coronavirus drugs

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japanese prosecutors and politicians keep up a delicate dance

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan revises law to make more part-timers join pension program

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:57 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Abe cabinet drops to 36.4%

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
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OPINION POLLS

Approval rate for Abe’s cabinet at 39%, lowest in 2 yrs, Kyodo spot poll

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:32 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News spot opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 18
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japanese inventor of pulse oximeter dies at 84

  • June 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese develop capsules to deliver cancer therapeutic genes

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

New COVID-19 cases increasing steadily in Tokyo, Kitakyushu

  • June 1, 2020
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SCIENCE

Expert panel on COVID-19 urges preparation for “second wave”

  • May 30, 2020
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SCIENCE

COVID-19 taskforce assesses impact of state of emergency

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

MHLW’s large-scale COVID-19 antibody testing begins in Tokyo

  • June 1, 2020
  • , NHK, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Experts urge Japan to review medical goods supply chains

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan fears Korean-style second wave of coronavirus

  • May 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s new working visa falls far short of expectations in 1st year

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

U.S. Olympian Ledecky hosts online STEM talk with Japanese students

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

For A-bomb survivors, pandemic silences decades of storytelling

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:57 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Foreign students deserve equal treatment on relief handouts

  • May 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

University students launch COVID-19 multilingual support project

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: 17,624 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • May 31, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 8:35 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

New public assistance applications in Japan up 31% in April

  • May 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Women at record 36.8 pct of new govt workers in Japan

  • May 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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