August 12, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 12, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 12, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Should Tokyo ban TikTok and WeChat?

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Chinese influence operations struggle for traction in Japan

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Comfort women statue in Busan wins permission

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Obama issues message to mark atomic bombings

  • August 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Half of oil from Mauritius spill recovered: ship owner

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga comments on possible postponement of G7 summit until after U.S. election

  • August 12, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Central Asian states affirm coronavirus response cooperation

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Japan’s nuclear fuel imports almost zero in 2019, 1st time in 50 yrs

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan GPIF logs record 12 T. yen in returns in April-June

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Use of generic drugs exceeded 80% in three prefectures: MHLW survey

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Eyes on the skies: SkyDrive plans to launch flying cars in three years

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s current account surplus down 86.6 pct in June

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:07 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan GDP jumps 2.7% in June on reopenings: JCER

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Business failures in Japan drop slightly due to relief measures

  • August 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Security technology patent applications in Japan to be hidden from public

  • August 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:48 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan government eyes cooperation with private sector to boost exports of defense equipment

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:27 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

All national univ. in Japan have tech export control units

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Shunji Izutsu appointed new ASDF Chief of Staff

  • August 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Okinawa municipalities protest TFOA incident involving Kadena aircraft

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 11, 2020

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Democratic Party for the People to split as merger talks hit impasse

  • August 12, 2020
  • , All national papers
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OPINION POLLS

50% say Japan should possess capability to forestall enemy attacks, NHK public opinion poll

  • August 12, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 5:15 a.m.)
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet and political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • August 11, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:32 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Highlights of July 2020 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • August 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1631] – pp. 5, 8–11
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Global warming replacing seaweed beds with tropical corals in Japan

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:40 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Okinawa “needs to be put in a watch list” for coronavirus: Nishimura

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Clusters of COVID-19 infections emerge again in healthcare settings

  • August 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Japanese social conformity behind wearing of face masks amid pandemic

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Safety and anxiety mix as Narita prepares for more flights

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:51 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

4 types of non-nightlife cluster infections growing in Japan

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Wartime Japan and COVID-19 conformity offer some parallels

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan gov’t to appeal ruling on A-bomb “black rain” victims

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Female students abroad often sexually abused by expats

  • August 11, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 11, 2020)

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

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