June 8, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 8, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • June 8, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Division of American society at critical stage

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Trump’s hardline response to protests may benefit China in East Asia

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan threads the needle as U.S.-China animosity hits new highs

  • June 7, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: U.S. must take seriously China’s interest in Pacific trade pact

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Trump set to reassess global troop posture with eye on China

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:35 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan opts not to join U.S., others in rapping China for Hong Kong law

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:02 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Russia hold bureau chief-level working group meeting

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia woos Japan as China-led high-speed-rail project stalls

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:27 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Vox Populi: RIP, Shigeru Yokota, the best father anyone could wish for

  • June 6, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:47 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Father of North Korea abduction victim Megumi Yokota dies  

  • June 6, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan gives up on inviting Chinese leader to visit this year 

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea conducts military training near Liancourt Rocks 

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to start FTA talks on June 9 

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan tightens rules on foreign investment in listed firms

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:55 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Shore up surveillance of tech giants to promote transparent business

  • June 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toshiba expects 16% drop in FY 2020 operating profit due to virus

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Rohm eyes Japan reshoring from China and Southeast Asia

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:27 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hitachi, Toshiba help in boosting coronavirus antigen test kit output

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:51 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota takes off for fuel cell age with Chinese carmakers

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:09 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s tourism sector sees 1-2 years for rebound: Nikkei survey

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Over 130 entities to join Keidanren’s zero carbon initiative

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:33 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Chemical to acquire U.S. chemical manufacturer Gelest

  • June 5, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

GOJ to resume FRF construction at Henoko as early as this week

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Rotation of SDF air squadron in Middle East to take place in July

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

MSDF training voyage will make port call at only one country

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Editorial: Revise SOFA now so Japan can get access to bases if a spill occurs

  • June 6, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Crew complements for JCG large patrol vessels lag below capacity

  • June 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Shedding light on ransomware attacks on ‘dark web’

  • June 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Carefully assess cost efficiency of hospital ship for disasters, remote care

  • June 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SDF members on coronavirus duty to get extra bonuses

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa ruling parties maintain majority 

  • June 8, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 7, 2020

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Ishigaki to pitch changing area designation of Senkaku isles

  • June 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 6, 2020

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 5, 2020

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for June 8-14

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Record of nation’s handling of the pandemic must be preserved

  • June 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:49 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s emergency declaration needs teeth, COVID-19 minister says

  • June 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Poll shows more support for GOJ’s response to pandemic

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Abe cabinet drops to 39.1%

  • June 8, 2020
  • , TBS
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Vast majority of Japanese apprehensive about 2nd wave of coronavirus, Yomiuri poll

  • June 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Abe’s approval plunges 11 points after missteps on coronavirus aid, Nikkei poll

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:32 a.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet approval at 38.1 pct in May, Jiji poll

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

High concentration of PFOS, PFOA detected at Kadena AB in 2018

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Coronavirus research already 100 times more than SARS

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:47 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Nobel laureate Honjo to sue Osaka drug firm for 22 billion yen

  • June 6, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Infection routes untraceable for over half of new COVID-19 cases in past two weeks

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

COVID-19 clusters confirmed at 93 hospitals nationwide

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Avigan unlikely to be approved anytime soon

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ to produce rough minutes of coronavirus panel meetings

  • June 8, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

MOFA raises travel warning for Cuba and 17 other countries

  • June 8, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

For better or worse, Japan’s COVID-19 success may be the result of peer pressure

  • June 7, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s coronavirus response walks thin tightrope in foreign PR push

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Swim star Ledecky shows scholarly side by diving into STEM

  • June 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3: 15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

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

  • June 8, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 17,914 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19

  • June 8, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:07 a.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

U.S. official mourns death of father of Japanese abductee

  • June 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan’s natural population decline tops 500,000 for 1st time

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan needs to step up policy efforts to boost lagging birthrate

  • June 5, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to restrict browsing history provision to third parties

  • June 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Public must realize copyright law protects rights of content creators

  • June 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Study shows COVID-19 can spread easily between cat

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

SOCIETY

Bomb threats issued for schools in Tokyo  

  • June 7, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary
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