June 19, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 19, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • June 19, 2020
  • , All newspapers and TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China presses ahead with Hong Kong security bill over global outcry

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:12 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Spain explains EU’s easing of entry restrictions to PM Abe

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un needs to face reality

  • June 18, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo holds talks with China’s foreign policy chief 

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

China starts deliberations on national security law for Hong Kong 

  • June 19, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan auto industry teams up for maximum benefit from trade deals

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:17 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Farm Min. using vacant flights for exports

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S. military acknowledges responsibility for foul odor in Okinawa river

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Kadena AB displeased with local reporting on Chatan robbery

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Interview: U.S. says Japan ‘suspended’ Aegis Ashore, not canceled

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:49 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan lagging behind other nations in cyberdefense capabilities

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

SECURITY

Japan to mull acquisition of ability to attack enemy bases: Abe

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan to negotiate with U.S. on 178-b.-yen Aegis Ashore contracts

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Former defense minister: Henoko plan also needs to be reviewed

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

3rd Marine Logistics Group welcomes Hennigan as new commander

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 18, 2020

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Arrest of Japanese lawmakers major blow to Abe administration

  • June 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

As sun sets on Abe’s premiership, Kishida-Ishiba rivalry intensifies

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Focus: Japan PM Abe faces turning point amid COVID-19, scandals

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe apologizes over arrest of ex-justice minister in vote-buying case

  • June 18, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Clarify the flow of election funds in connection with Kawais’ arrest

  • June 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe rules out lower house election during coronavirus spread

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe, LDP leaders share blame for Kawais vote-buying scandal

  • June 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Voters prepare to render judgement on Koike

  • June 18, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Fabricated data used in FNN polls

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of May 2020 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • June 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , pp. 5, 8–10
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results of Ryukyu Shimpo, Okinawa TV, and JX Press poll of Okinawans

  • June 17, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , pp. 1, 3
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan to reopen border to business travelers from Vietnam, Thailand

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

GOJ to lift today request to avoid travel beyond prefectural borders

  • June 19, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan plans to set up virus testing center for travelers: Abe

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Vigilance required while gradually expanding the easing of travel bans

  • June 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to allow travel between prefectures as planned

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:53 p.m.
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan eyes broader PCR tests: Nishimura

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Food poisoning kit transforms into 10-minute coronavirus test

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan bolsters pharmaceutical production to avoid overdependence on China

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 7:38 p.m.
  • English Press
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