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Nikkei Asian Review (Apr 9,2020)

Latin America

April 9

Goodbye Ghosn: Coronavirus forces Nissan to ditch brash doctrine
Carmaker puts 20,000 workers on temporary leave as it battles capacity glut


April 8

Tokyo streets far from deserted after Abe declares emergency
Prime minister has little effect on public as local officials wonder what to do

Japan’s Nisshinbo rolls out masks made from men’s shirts
Textile maker aims to sell 20,000 washable pieces per month

Pandemic and social distancing deal blow to Japan’s restaurants
Coronavirus-related bankruptcy cases reach 40 amid doubts over outbreak’s end

Japan set for deep recession after coronavirus emergency declared
Economists see annualized double-digit Q2 slide followed by slow rebound

Japan GDP up 2.9% in February before coronavirus: JCER
Sharp drop in imports translates into growth boost

April 9

Japan wage hikes undershoot 2% for first time in 7 years
Coronavirus tops labor shortage as worry for management, Nikkei survey finds

Central Tokyo crowds cut in half, but people still commuting
Despite state of emergency declaration, not all Japanese are staying at home

Abe and Gov. Koike tussle over Tokyo’s business closures
Central government fears capital’s shutdown plans will devastate economy

Coronavirus trials for Actemra arthritis drug to start in Japan
Chugai and Roche’s medication already set for tests in US

Startup offers rental rooms to avoid ‘coronavirus divorces’
Airbnb-type space gives cooped-up spouses in Japan a breather

Coronavirus latest: India seals off more than 100 hot spots
WHO pushes back against Trump criticism

Bridge between US and Japan, Irene Hirano Inouye dies at 71
President of US-Japan council was also widow of Sen. Daniel Inoue

Toyota to extend US plant closure for another 2 weeks
Output in America and Japan will be cut further amid coronavirus pandemic