July 31, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • July 31, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning News 

  • July 31, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

President Trump refers to possibility of postponing presidential election

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe, other Japanese leaders mourn ex-Taiwan Pres. Lee

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:49 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. experts say nuclear crisis exceeds level during Cold War

  • July 31, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Allies, let’s rally behind Australia in the face of bullying by China

  • July 30, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 10:48 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ projects sharp economic contraction 

  • July 31, 2020
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ECONOMY

Japan economic expansion ended in October 2018, economists say

  • July 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Rokkasho plant should be shut down in energy policy shift

  • July 31, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:48 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Business closures may number over 50,000 in 2020, Tokyo Shoko Research

  • July 26, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Chinese semiconductor firms are strong even amid U.S. sanctions, Nikkei survey

  • July 27, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 13
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ECONOMY

Editorial: GAFA chiefs must admit need for healthier state of digital competition

  • July 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Narita Airport sees improved domestic flight use

  • July 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Second coronavirus case confirmed at U.S. military’s Kyotango radar site

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 15
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SECURITY

LDP seeks improved missile defense capability in Japan

  • July 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Virus forces Okinawa Marines to cancel live-fire exercise in Hokkaido

  • July 30, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Gov’t plans to compile new security strategy by year-end

  • July 29, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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SECURITY

What should Japan do with 1 trillion yen saved from walking away from Aegis Ashore?

  • July 31, 2020
  • , FACTA digital , August 2020
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan must pay attention to security in outer space

  • July 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa airman tests positive for COVID-19 

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on July 30, 2020

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Approval ratings of Japanese and U.S. leaders decline amid crisis

  • July 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan ruling bloc agrees not to lower juvenile law age

  • July 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:25 p.m..
  • English Press

POLITICS

Key cabinet member addresses possibility of snap election in autumn  

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SCIENCE

Marine officer comments on cluster infections at Okinawa bases

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Japan group to bring quantum computers to the workplace

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:26 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Countries race to launch spherical sample-retrieval projects

  • July 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
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SCIENCE

Over 1300 new COVID-19 cases confirmed nationwide yesterday

  • July 31, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SCIENCE

GOJ decides against distributing additional “Abenomasks”

  • July 31, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to allow back foreign residents who left before entry ban

  • July 30, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

90% of hibakusha ‘frustrated’ by lack of abolishment of nukes

  • July 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:36 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Keep protecting children from abuse that may be hidden amid pandemic

  • July 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:50 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo Games volunteers worry about pandemic impact

  • July 31, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Split over Japan’s virus law between cities and government widens

  • July 30, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: No more ‘lost decades’ for women’s empowerment

  • July 30, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: One mask doesn’t fit all

  • July 29, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (July 30, 2020)

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Trial of former Nissan executive Greg Kelly to start in September 

  • July 31, 2020
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