July 27, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • July 27, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning News 

  • July 27, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: U.S. digs in for long war against China’s communist regime

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan and UK to protect encryption keys in new trade deal

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:22 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Myanmar approves Japanese plans for LNG power plant

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:08 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. dangles financial aid to anti-Huawei campaign in Asia

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:20 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China must fulfill its duties under debt forbearance plan

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:50 p.m.
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

China leads the way on global standards for 5G and beyond

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:59 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Distrust and verify: Pompeo refits Cold War slogan for China

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:50 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

How Xi Jinping almost spoiled the Tokyo Olympics

  • July 23, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Hong Kong Legislative Council poll a key test for freedom, democracy

  • July 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:52 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Coronavirus disaster brings recovery fund, greater unity to fractious EU

  • July 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo criticizes China  

  • July 25, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

U.S. will likely ask Japan, allies to join ban of Chinese apps

  • July 24, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:10 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Experts propose two methods to scrap Daiichi plant

  • July 26, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan govt upgrades economic assessment in July

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan steel output plunges 36.3 pct in June

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Conflicts must be avoided in the creation of a fair digital taxation system

  • July 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:01 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fujifilm affiliate, Novavax to make COVID-19 vaccine candidate

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:53 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s shipbuilding sector to get government support

  • July 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:58 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Aioi Nissay invests in U.S. flying car startup

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Cartoon: Go To Trouble

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results of Nikkei survey of 100 major companies

  • July 24, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , pp. 1, 10
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed on U.S. Navy’s Yokosuka base

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 16
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

MOD failed to look into where Aegis Ashore boosters could fall

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Roundup of newspaper editorials on Japan’s defense white paper

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Interview: Higher risk of U.S. withdrawal from Japan if Trump re-elected

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: What to make of Japan’s annual defense report

  • July 23, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Worries over Japan’s protection of key infrastructure from cyber-attacks

  • July 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 6:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan looks to strengthen cyber defenses by playing offense

  • July 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan Self-Defense Forces adding punch to electronic weapons arsenal

  • July 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Russia’s multi-domain operation against Ukraine shocked Japan, U.S.

  • July 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan defense agency holds 1st auction of discarded SDF equipment

  • July 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 26, 2020

  • July 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 25, 2020

  • July 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 24, 2020

  • July 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 23, 2020

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 22, 2020

  • July 23, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for July 27-Aug. 2

  • July 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP’s Nikai expresses negative view about early Lower House dissolution

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Abe regards Suga as one of promising candidates for next PM

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

FOCUS: PM Abe’s fate hinges on postponed Tokyo Olympics

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: ‘Emergency’ national budget items should not be a blank check

  • July 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe is woefully missing in action in latest battle to combat the virus

  • July 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to declare end of economic expansion from 2012

  • July 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Virus-fighting tech becomes central to Japan’s smart-city vision

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:46 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan interparty group may send observers to Hong Kong poll

  • July 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Okinawa governor expresses concern over COVID-19 at U.S. bases

  • July 26, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

U.S. military stresses comprehensive testing of personnel in Okinawa

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Antibody tests show pandemic is far from over

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Nippon Steel and Idemitsu tackle plastic waste in recycling push

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:19 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Robot to use brush to retrieve melted fuel at Fukushima plant

  • July 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

USFJ directs all arriving SOFA personnel to undergo COVID-19 testing

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Govt’s new COVID-19 information system not used by Tokyo, Osaka: MHLW survey

  • July 27, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: Spread of coronavirus nationwide shows need for caution and action

  • July 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Koike to Tokyo residents: Act as if second wave of COVID-19 is here

  • July 22, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Doctor: Medical system in worse shape than level cited by Tokyo

  • July 23, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Support medical institutions and staff combating COVID-19

  • July 23, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

1.5 t. yen lost by barring Tokyo from travel campaign: estimate

  • July 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan mulls inspection of building ventilation

  • July 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Preventing infections for a safe Tokyo Olympics should be the goal

  • July 23, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: The ‘best’ Olympics would cut restrictive vested interests

  • July 24, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Messages issued from National Stadium one yr before Tokyo Games

  • July 23, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s minimum hourly wages likely to stay flat

  • July 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo police, govt inspect bars over coronavirus

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Rate of positive COVID-19 test results continues its upward trend

  • July 25, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Feature: Swim star Ledecky, excited by Olympics, staying focused amid pandemic

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Measures must be tightened to ensure safe operation of drones

  • July 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Devise ways to ease burden on census takers going door-to-door

  • July 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Koike needs to address group’s bid to whitewash Tokyo’s history

  • July 25, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan’s total COVID-19 caseload tops 30,000 

  • July 26, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Abe dismisses possibility of reimposing state of emergency 

  • July 25, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to maintain limit of 5,000 on event capacity through August 

  • July 23, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

78% of A-bomb survivors feel difficulty in conveying experience, Kyodo News poll

  • July 24, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:32 a.m.
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