January 2, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • January 2, 2020
  • , NHK, Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

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

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-US security treaty: How a ‘friendship’ became an ‘alliance’

  • January 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:04 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Presidential election will define Japan-U.S. ties

  • December 31, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Foreigners in small Japan city hit by U.S.-China trade row

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 0:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan offers $5m for refugee resettlement in Myanmar’s Kachin

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan-U.S pacts take effect to promote goods, e-trade

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nearly 80% of psychiatrists say hosting casino will increase number of gambling addicts

  • December 25, 2019
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

With coal under fire, 2020 could be a big year for wind power in Japan

  • January 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan oil majors seek safer supply via Abu Dhabi exchange

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

U.S.-Japan trade agreements take effect

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Display at base gives U.S. view on Battle of Okinawa

  • January 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan, U.S. conduct training to deal with nuclear, chemical threats

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Akahata , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Israeli drone makers zero in on Japanese market

  • December 23, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 31, 2019

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

POLITICS

Editorial: Trend away from universal values poses serious threat to world

  • January 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Japan shouldn’t give up on rebuilding democratic politics

  • January 1, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Voters need to rise up and stop destruction of democracy

  • December 31, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Focus: Possible snap election top political issue in 2020

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:15 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Municipalities struggle with debts from public investment, disasters

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

SCIENCE

UN faces challenges in its 75th year

  • January 2, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Toshiba to commercialize quantum cryptography communication in FY2020

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan successfully zaps drones with microwave beams

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

U.S. allegedly proposes joint lunar mission to Japan

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Outlets claim Lebanon asked Japan to allow Ghosn to depart

  • January 2, 2020
  • , NHK, Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Can Tokyo’s soft power push ensure a positive Olympic legacy?

  • January 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Paralympians hope to bring event out of Olympic shadow with Tokyo Games

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

SOCIETY

Editorial: A new Olympic year for Japan

  • December 31, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Asia’s newsrooms still lack female representation, journalists say

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:08 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Naomi Osaka hungry for her own chapter in Japan’s tennis history

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Number of inmates falls to 23-year low in Japan

  • December 31, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ousted Nissan chief Ghosn flees Japan to escape “injustice”

  • January 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:43 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Carlos Ghosn may hold press conference on Jan. 8

  • January 2, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary
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