June 2, 2020

 Morning Alert        Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 2, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • June 2, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

America, champion of democracy, reels in pain

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:48 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: The U.S. in turmoil

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

US-China showdown over Hong Kong puts Japan in bind

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:46 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

US cannot fix China in one day, says ex-diplomat in Hong Kong

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:47 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: So far it’s two strikes for China

  • June 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Virus under the microscope

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan eyes easing entry ban on Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand

  • June 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

U.S.-China rift over Hong Kong affecting Japan’s diplomacy

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Virus economic package to lift FY 2020 fiscal deficit to 66 tril. yen

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus-linked biz failures top 200 in Japan

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:26 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Virus-hit Japan firms log 1.47 tril. yen net loss in Jan.-March

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan new auto sales plunge 44.9 pct in May

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Think strategically to sustain creative start-ups in the new coronavirus era

  • June 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:19 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Interview: Keidanren chief eager to promote digitization, int’l cooperation

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:39 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Two SOFA members indicted on robbery charges in Okinawa

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Japan defense data may have leaked after cyberattack in mid-Dec.

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military serviceman arrested for DUI in Okinawa

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawa police arrest a U.S. civilian base worker for assault

  • May 31, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 23
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 1, 2020

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Nikai negative about early Diet dissolution

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Gov’t to set up eight quantum technology R&D centers

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan seeks to develop next-generation space transportation system

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

MHLW approves use of PCR tests using saliva

  • June 2, 2020
  • , NHK, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan to create minutes for coronavirus expert meetings

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan approves safer, easier PCR virus test using saliva

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 17,661 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • June 1, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 8:46 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Growing number of companies offer employees antibody tests

  • June 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo enters phase two of virus plan, but is governor moving too fast?

  • June 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan slowly opens tourist spots amid concerns over coronavirus flare-ups

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s law against power harassment goes into effect

  • June 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Proper flood evacuations in the virus era pose major challenges

  • June 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:04 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Japan to forgo shifting school year to September from 2021 

  • June 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary
  • Ambassador
  • Ukraine
  • OPINION POLLS
  • COVID-19
  • Trending Japan