June 18, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 18, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • June 18, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korea falls back on familiar playbook to ratchet up tensions

  • June 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kim Yo Jong bolsters military credentials leading charge on South

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:53 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese ships set 65-day record for closing in on Senkaku waters

  • June 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

LDP to call for easing of restrictions on travel between Japan and Taiwan

  • June 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Use of troops will stifle U.S. democracy

  • June 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

South Korea’s SK mass-produces Japan-grade etching gas

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:20 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

DPRK to deploy troops to two demilitarized areas near border

  • June 18, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Number of foreign visitors to Japan drops by 99.9% in May

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

USTR voices hope for early launch of new trade talks with Japan

  • June 18, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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ECONOMY

Next stage of U.S.-Japan trade talks to start in few months: USTR

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:16 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s tax revenue to slip below $560bn in fiscal 2019

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s May exports, imports log biggest year-on-year fall in decade

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:09 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s trade surplus with U.S. decreased in May

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

U.S. to enhance cooperation with Japan, others in outer space

  • June 18, 2020
  • , NHK digital
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SECURITY

U.S. to advance space defense with allies amid China, Russia threats

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa officials inspect river near Kadena AB due to foul odor

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan stuck with $1.6bn bill after scrapping Aegis Ashore system

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Expert: Aegis Ashore suspension will have limited impact on Japan, U.S.

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Commentary: Cancelling Aegis Ashore raises problems – and hopes

  • June 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Focus: Japan to seek alternative missile defense options

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kono to visit Akita on Sun. over Aegis Ashore

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Yamaguchi Governor unhappy with halt to Aegis Ashore plans

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Pandemic-distracted world wakes to China’s maritime incursions

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa prefecture lodges protest with U.S. military over Chatan robbery

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

In a race against time, Japan builds up its cyber forensics

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:35 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 17, 2020

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Make active use of deliberations to be held while Diet is out of session

  • June 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Diet session ends with Abe failing to address many policy failures

  • June 18, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan Diet ends coronavirus-dominated session without extension

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan parliament to meet regularly after ordinary session ends

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:29 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Tokyo gubernatorial candidates face off in first joint news conference

  • June 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Komeito’s Yamaguchi says he will support Koike

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Opinion: Coronavirus fallout highlights failure of Japan’s womenomics

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Lawmakers on the run

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Contact tracking app to become available on Friday

  • June 18, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Gov’t reveals draft outline for easing entry ban

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Int’l flights resume at Chubu airport after 2-month closure

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EDITORIAL: ‘Tokyo Alert’ lifted, but stay vigilant and upgrade the medical system

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 3:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Majority of people do not have coronavirus antibodies, MHLW antibody testing

  • June 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 5:59 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Kyoto University chief seeks end to ‘discriminatory’ relief conditions

  • June 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:22 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese Emperor Naruhito to have new advisers

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

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