June 22, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • June 22, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • June 22, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China adds military might to coast guard in maritime push

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:31 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s Abe to skip Russian war ceremony

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:43 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: South Korea should refocus on alliance with U.S. amid North’s provocations

  • June 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to cancel Aegis Ashore deployment  

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Export control dispute between Japan, ROK likely to become prolonged 

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi UFJ to ban financing for production of nuclear weapons

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:30 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan materials makers scramble to tap 5G bonanza

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:03 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Panasonic to ramp up Chinese output of 5G circuit board material

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:49 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s economy “almost stopped deteriorating”: gov’t report

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Ban lifted on beef exports from Japan to Saudi Arabia

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to set rules to promote ‘industrial big data’ utilization

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Fire apparently broke out at Kadena facility storing hazardous materials

  • June 22, 2020
  • , All national papers , TV Asahi
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SECURITY

Calls emerge within LDP for review of FRF project

  • June 22, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Smaller area of defense was key factor in halting Aegis Ashore deployment in Japan

  • June 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military serviceman arrested for DUI in Sasebo

  • June 22, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 19
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan to revise security strategy with halt to Aegis Ashore system

  • June 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:29 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Prof. says Aegis Ashore a white elephant in ten years

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Abe to proceed with Henoko base plan, despite Aegis Ashore halt

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan-U.S. security treaty turns 60, sheds light on ‘new Cold War’

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:40 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa police arrest son of U.S. serviceman for DUI

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 23
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa police arrest U.S. serviceman for punching college student

  • June 22, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 19
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. military serviceman arrested for DUI in Okinawa

  • June 22, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 19
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. displeased with Japan’s policy turnaround on Aegis Ashore 

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

Chinese sub apparently passes through waters off Kagoshima 

  • June 21, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 21, 2020

  • June 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 20, 2020

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on June 19, 2020

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for June 22-28

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:39 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ruling, opposition parties expect Lower House dissolution

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Interview: Amari says lower house may be dissolved in autumn

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:57 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe resumes nighttime dining out

  • June 19, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 9:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe envisions national referendum in his tenure

  • June 21, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:23 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP comic strip misquoting Darwin’s theory draws outrage

  • June 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Sugawara’s only choice is to resign from Diet over gift-giving

  • June 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:14 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

POLITICS

Tokyo and Osaka governors vie for national attention

  • June 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

Koike enjoying comfortable lead in Tokyo governor race

  • June 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe the drinking bird

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

ANN poll shows public support for Abe cabinet at 33.7%

  • June 22, 2020
  • , TV Asahi
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OPINION POLLS

Ex-minister’s arrest pushes support for Abe’s cabinet lower, Kyodo News poll

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:56 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • June 22, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , pp. 2, 7
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Mainichi Shimbun

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Quantum computer targets congestion in Japan shops

  • June 20, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 7:26 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to develop AI system to fight smuggling

  • June 22, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Database in operation to visualize chemical substances in environment

  • June 18, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Nearly 36% of Japanese say they shared fake news on COVID-19 

  • June 20, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japanese medical world learns lessons from 1st outbreak

  • June 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Fast-acting Thailand and South Korea hold key to dodging ‘second wave’

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan reopens for business, pinning hopes on tracing app

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Schools to fully reopen in 90% of Japan by Monday

  • June 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

BLM rally held in Kyoto to honor George Floyd and denounce police brutality

  • June 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Kyodo
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Local governments must improve efficiency amid depopulation crisis

  • June 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:44 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hokkaido Ainu association elects new leader

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Interview: Poverty, education key problems to Ainu people

  • June 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan Women’s University to accept transgender students

  • June 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan cities recognize 900 LGBT couples since 2015: survey

  • June 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:44 p.m.
  • English Press
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