August 7, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 7, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • August 7, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. lifts advisory for citizens to avoid all international travel

  • August 7, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. envoy nominee wants Japan to take bigger responsibility

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:42 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. ambassador nominee wants Japan to play bigger alliance role

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China’s rise forges new bond between Japan and Five Eyes

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:55 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China doubles loans to 68 nations, further tightening grip

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:08 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK agree to work on COVID-19, Hong Kong

  • August 6, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 10:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: S. Korea should not allow issue of requisitioned workers to fester

  • August 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:05 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Global alliance against nuclear weapons should expand further

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERVIEW: Japan complicit in nuclear threat, ICAN chief says

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:32 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

U.N.’s Nakamitsu urges Japan to consider nuke treaty ban

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:59 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan, Britain made progress in trade talks: Motegi

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:54 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TPP postpones talks on Thailand’s entry amid political flux

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:48 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

MLIT releases noise pollution data for new Haneda routes

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 7
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan’s stalled nuclear fuel cycle policy

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fishing slump presents opportunity for offshore wind power in Hokkaido

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

MUFG taps Israeli AI to hunt for Asian unicorns

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:44 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Kadena AB checks all F-15 fighters after falling part incident

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Cyberattackers increasingly dividing work: expert

  • August 5, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 2
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SECURITY

Japan orchestrating 1st joint cyber drill with U.S., key nations

  • August 6, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 6, 2020

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

Abe holds 1st news conference in 7 weeks as speculation swirls

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan will bridge gap among countries over nuclear ban treaty, PM Abe

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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POLITICS

Komeito chief cautious about ability to attack enemy bases

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Lunar exploration start up, ispace, postpones launch of lunar module for one year

  • August 5, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 16
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SOCIETY

Japan avoids excess deaths in first coronavirus wave

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

242 students in Japan infected with coronavirus in June-July

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan Medical Association proposes increasing PCR testing

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Japan to agree with AstraZeneca on coronavirus vaccine

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:43 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

80 pct of COVID-19 hospitals in Japan in red

  • August 6, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 6, 2020)

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 45,006 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Aug. 6, 2020)

  • August 6, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:11 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Abe remains cautious about issuing another state of emergency 

  • August 7, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan reports fewer COVID-19 hospital deaths than other nations 

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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