August 6, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 6, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • August 6, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Trump’s new envoy to Japan wants auto trade deal

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:42 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. envoy to Japan nominee wants Japan to take bigger alliance role

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:57 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

US ambassador-nominee expects more from Japan

  • August 6, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD digital
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Tokyo and Seoul must avoid tit for tat over wartime labor

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Bangladesh leaders agree to work together to combat pandemic

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:19 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Japan must act on new evidence of abductions by North Korea

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 9:07 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Russian cabinet member visits Northern Territories

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan’s bank transfer system to open access to fintech companies

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Maglev extension to Osaka in 2037 difficult: JR Tokai chief

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Deepen discussions on challenges of realizing central bank digital currency

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s food self-sufficiency rate inches up in FY 2019

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa governor expresses displeasure over part falling off aircraft

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. military Ospreys land at Hokkaido ASDF base without prior notice

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Gov’t should discuss introducing “active defense” to ensure cybersecurity: expert

  • August 5, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Okinawan village requests more thorough anti-virus measures on U.S. bases

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Part falls off U.S. fighter jet in Okinawa

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 5, 2020

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japan’s Foreign Minister to visit Southeast Asian countries

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Komeito intends to draw up its own vision of missile defense

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

COVID-19 cases are climbing in Japan. Where is Shinzo Abe?

  • August 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Interview: Kishida remains eager to run in next LDP leadership race

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Nishimura marks 100th daily coronavirus press briefing

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:00 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan prime minister: Measures against coronavirus are top priority now

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan off-session Diet debates on epidemic to restart Aug. 19

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Vote-value gap tops 2 times for 6 Japan lower house districts

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Hands-off steering of the administration

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 10
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Sony to develop satellite with Univ. of Tokyo, JAXA

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Taiwan raises alert level on travelers from Japan

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Asahi
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SOCIETY

Novel coronavirus lab planned for Nagasaki Univ.

  • August 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan eases reentry ban as stranded foreign residents weigh future

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Asian ports tighten quarantine, leaving sailors stuck at sea

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:09 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Aichi to declare own state of emergency amid resurgence of virus

  • August 5, 2020
  • , The Japan Times , Kyodo News
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ex-residents of disputed islets to pray for ancestors from sky

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Memories of dreadful suffering from atomic bombings must be preserved

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:12 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

U.S. grad student studies reconstruction in Minamisanriku

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 21
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SOCIETY

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki 75 years on

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:41 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 spreading rapidly in Kyushu, Okinawa 

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japanese population logs record drop of over 500,000

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 5, 2020)

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

TRENDING@JAPAN

There are no minimalists in the time of coronavirus

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Shukan Bunshun digital , Yahoo!News Japan
  • Trending@Japan

TRENDING@JAPAN

TRENDING@JAPAN

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