August 11, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 11, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • August 11, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ officials comment on China’s arrest of Hong Kong activists

  • August 11, 2020
  • , TBS, Fuji TV
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to counter China with new trade agreement

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese preparing to start fishing near Senkakus

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan braces for Chinese ships near Senkakus in fishing season

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:54 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary – ‘China literacy’: Vietnam’s key to combating COVID-19

  • August 10, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan shouldn’t sit it out as China warns to enter waters off Senkakus

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 7:52 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Putin is pushing dangerous views about Stalin’s inhumane acts

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Mainichi , 12:47p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to roll out high-tech trade data system with ASEAN nations

  • August 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:40 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China passes U.S. as world’s top researcher, showing its R&D might

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:19 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: China needs an exit strategy from Xinjiang

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

HHS Secretary Azar holds talks with Taiwanese leader 

  • August 11, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan inks 36.6 bil. yen deal with Vietnam for 6 patrol ships

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:33 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK make progress in talks on new trade pact

  • August 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

Japan-backed LNG plant in US fully opens with 50% capacity boost

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Paper companies move to replace now-dreaded plastic products

  • August 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Heavy Industry discloses information leakage in May

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 31
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan Inc. profit set to sink 36% this year, but rebound on way

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:09 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Companies need to draw up new strategies amid coronavirus disaster

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan to build more offshore wind farms: minister

  • July 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s biggest companies plot 16% jump in tech investment

  • August 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:31 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan needs new strategy as competition grows for infrastructure exports

  • August 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Four members of U.S. Forces in Japan test positive for coronavirus

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Editorial: Enhance missile defense amid increased militarization in the region

  • August 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Commentary: Why Japan should have the capability to counterattack enemies

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:03 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: U.S., allied nations must cooperate to prevent regional instability

  • August 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:47 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense Ministry discloses draft layout for SDF base on Mageshima

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 10, 2020

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 9, 2020

  • August 10, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 8, 2020

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 7, 2020

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Aug. 10-16

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan taps ‘China school’ again for new ambassador

  • August 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:02 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Ex-vice defense min. named assistant chief cabinet secretary

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Abe to skip Yasukuni visit on war anniversary

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Interview: LDP Shimomura sees Oct. general election difficult

  • August 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan grows wary of China’s smart-city global standards

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Roles of virus expert panel, government need sorting out

  • August 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Solid science only way for political leaders to handle COVID-19 crisis

  • August 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Who’ll perform the lewd dance?

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Abe’s disapproval rating at highest of 54%, Yomiuri poll

  • August 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:19 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Abe Cabinet on edge over growing disapproval rating, Yomiuri poll

  • August 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:38 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • August 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Survey: 70% of Japanese find newspapers reliable

  • August 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:39 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Okinawa Marines conduct drills amid COVID-19 outbreak

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japanese scientists turn to silkworms for COVID-19 vaccine

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to develop new solar observation probe

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SCIENCE

Mauritius declares emergency over oil spill from Japanese cargo ship

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

30 prefectures still lack needed testing capacity for COVID-19

  • August 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Protect hospitals from financial woes stemming from treatment of virus

  • August 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Govt should fulfill its responsibility to prevent coronavirus infections

  • August 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Solemn Nagasaki marks 75th anniversary of atomic bombing

  • August 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Hibakusha activist calls on Abe to sign nuke ban treaty

  • August 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Dismay among hibakusha over Abe’s perceived indifference

  • August 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

#BlackLivesMatter shines light on racism in Japan and across Asia

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: Diversity means accepting and tolerating differences

  • August 9, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Studies, more support needed to combat child poverty in Japan

  • August 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s COVID-19 tally tops 50,000 

  • August 11, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Govt plans online support of Japanese cultural arts

  • August 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:13 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Tokyo designates two hospitals for treatment of COVID-19 patients 

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan anxious to secure COVID-19 vaccines from multiple suppliers 

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 10, 2020)

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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