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Apr 01, 2020
【#668(Special)】Don’t Believe What China Says
Akio Yaita The new coronavirus originating from China’s Wuhan is wreaking havoc throughout the world. At the end of March, the number of coronavirus deaths in Italy surpassed 10,000. In the United States, the number of people infected with the virus has been increasing at a daily rate of 20,000. In China where the virus broke out first and spread, however, the government has strangely declared that .... <Read more>
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Apr 01, 2020
【#667(Special)】Over 10,000 Estimated to Have Died of New Coronavirus in N. Korea
Tsutomu Nishioka More than 10,000 people died in North Korea by late March of the new coronavirus, according to insider information that reached me last week. Deaths have concentrated in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, the informants said. The cause of deaths is nominally described as “acute pneumonia” but .... <Read more>

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【#666(Special)】Concern over Japan Times’ Revision of Comfort Women Description
Hironobu Ishikawa The Japan Times, an English daily in Japan, in a half-page announcement on March 20 said it would revise its description of prewar and wartime “comfort women” again after a revision in November 2018. We are concerned that the decision to revise the description again represents a retreat from a historical fact that the recruitment of comfort women was not forced and an effective return to the old description of comfort women

【#665】U.S. and China Deepening Confrontation While Cooperating on Pandemic
Fumio Ota On March 27, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in a telephone call agreed to work together to defeat the new coronavirus pandemic. Even in the presence of the pandemic as a common threat to the two countries, however, they are escalating military confrontation over Taiwan and the