August 17, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 17, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 17, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

S. Korea court rejects Nippon Steel appeal over asset seizure: Yonhap

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Visa-free visits to Russian-held islands canceled

  • August 14, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 4:31 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Focus: Arrest of “Goddess of Democracy” may complicate Japan-China ties

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

After 75 years of peace in Japan, wartime issues remain unresolved

  • August 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

An interview with Tony Blair on how Japan and the West should engage China

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 3:51 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan welcomes diplomatic normalization between Israel, UAE 

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Four cabinet members visit Yasukuni on war anniversary 

  • August 16, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

China asks fishermen to avoid operating near Senkakus 

  • August 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

ROK leader mentions history dispute with Japan in liberation day address 

  • August 16, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Malaysia agree to ease travel restrictions next month

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

ECONOMY

U.S. exclusion affecting procurement strategies at Japan biz

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hokkaido asks town not to apply for N-waste site survey

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:08 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Half of Japan prefectures negative about hosting nuclear waste site

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan firms shift focus to S.E. Asia due to U.S.-China rows: JETRO

  • August 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:06 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Study: Oil field likely exists off coast of Ibaraki Prefecture

  • August 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Opinion poll & results from Sankei Shimbun poll of 119 major companies

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S. open to nuclear agreement with Russia before including China

  • August 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:21 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. considers midrange missile deployment in Asia to counter China

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:32 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan wants de facto ‘Six Eyes’ intelligence status: defense chief

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:24 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Experts warn post-holiday cyberattacks

  • August 16, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military response to toxic blaze stokes more Okinawa anger

  • August 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan SDF to set up electronic warfare capability unit next spring

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Asia bets on blockchain to battle online theft during pandemic

  • August 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe checks in at Tokyo hospital amid speculation about health

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:27 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime Minister Abe visits Tokyo hospital for health checkup

  • August 17, 2020
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on August 15, 2020

  • August 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on August 14, 2020

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Aug. 17-23

  • August 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe administration has no effective way to regain public support

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:07 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Speculation emerging over Nikai-Suga alliance in LDP poll

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:25 p.m.
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POLITICS

Focus: Ishiba, potential Abe successor, drumming up support

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:25 p.m.
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POLITICS

Foreign Min. Motegi in spotlight as potential Abe successor

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:43 p.m.
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POLITICS

Focus: Abe’s kingmaker plans in doubt ahead of tenure record

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:00 a.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Abe cabinet support rate falls to 32.7 pct, nearing record low, Jiji Press poll

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:13 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

Ishiba preferred for next prime minister of Japan, Jiji poll

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:28 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

1 in 7 young bureaucrats in Japan want to quit in a few yrs: gov’t poll

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

NASA eyes Oct. for SpaceX ship liftoff with Japanese astronaut aboard

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo confirms 161 new cases of COVID-19

  • August 17, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Ainu minority files lawsuit against gov’t on salmon fishing rights

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:57 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to keep limiting people allowed at events to 5,000

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s AGC to expand vaccine agent production for Novavax

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:52 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s government to send nurses to Okinawa

  • August 17, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan holiday travel raises COVID risk, especially for elderly

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:41 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Universities must use ingenuity to hold in-person classes

  • August 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan should embrace role of maintaining world peace

  • August 15, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Remember sacrifices made for peace, prosperity on day WWII ended

  • August 17, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Japan in danger of losing all that it gained after a disastrous war

  • August 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Wartime paper’s tips on how to kill enemy with bamboo spears

  • August 14, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:46 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Abe drops ‘history’ from his address marking end of WWII

  • August 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:00 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Grandchildren inheriting memories of ex-Iwojima residents

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:56 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Vox Populi: ‘Rakugo’ in wartime Japan still serves as a cautionary tale

  • August 15, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Central Japan residents to seek injunction to stop maglev train work

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases in Tokyo (Aug. 16, 2020)

  • August 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:13 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 56,926 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Aug. 16, 2020)

  • August 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:31 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Tokyo confirms 260 new cases on Sunday

  • August 17, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Okinawa hit hard by second wave of COVID-19

  • August 15, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

EDUCATION

Travel bans throttle Japanese universities’ global ambitions

  • August 14, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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