August 13, 2020

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Noon news

  • August 13, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 13, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Xi Jinping’s red line on Taiwan goes back to Lee Teng-hui

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Hong Kong national security law suppressing pro-democracy forces

  • August 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t, JICA start providing artificial lungs to emerging nations

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Take thorough measures on virus to resume face-to-face diplomacy

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

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to offer Bangladesh loans worth 338 bil. yen for infrastructure

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:54 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Can Tokyo replace Hong Kong as financial center for Asia?

  • August 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Kanagawa Pref. suspends TikTok account

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Kubota bets on US suburban construction boom with new plant

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:52 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

TOKYO REPORT: Japan govt seeking early revision to seed law

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Hitachi and Bombardier win $940m Spanish high-speed rail contract

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:54 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NEC app helps Japan recruit Indian tech engineers

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:18 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Japan’s deeper ties with Five Eyes hinges on how it keeps secrets

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:42 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kyotango mayor demands virus tests on all local U.S. army personnel

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Two Japanese workers at Kadena base test positive for coronavirus

  • August 11, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 21
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SECURITY

Reinforcement of COVID-19 measures at U.S. bases included in governors’ proposal

  • August 10, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 12, 2020

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

150 lawmakers may join new party from DPFP-CDPJ merger

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

More DPFP members to join CDPJ than stay in rejigged opposition party in Japan

  • August 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Koike’s stay-in-Tokyo request affects PM Abe’s holiday plans

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan cautious on Russian-developed COVID-19 vaccine

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:23 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EDITORIAL: Prime Minister Abe should suspend the ‘Go To’ campaign now

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 10:15 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SoftBank and Univ. of Tokyo team up for AI research

  • August 10, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Tokyo to add 896 rooms for COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 29
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SOCIETY

Korea University students shut out of COVID-19 financial support

  • August 12, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan diversifies procurement of coronavirus vaccines

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 12, 2020)

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

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