August 18, 2020

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  • August 18, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 18, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Why do Japan’s leaders prefer Republicans?

  • August 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Will Israel-UAE diplomatic relations change structural conflict in Mideast?

  • August 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:36 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Long arm of China’s security law alarms Hong Kongers in Japan

  • August 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s ‘medical diplomacy’ in ASEAN aims to sap China clout

  • August 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:42 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Japan and the ‘great power competition’

  • August 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese trawlers operating off Senkakus

  • August 18, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

LDP lawmakers form group to seek stronger control of Senkakus

  • August 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan GDP down annual 27.8 pct, biggest postwar drop

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:59 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s economic slump jeopardizes Abe’s reputation

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:12 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Shore up consumption by reducing public anxiety over record GDP drop

  • August 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:56 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan scorns the rich but wants to be global financial hub

  • August 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:56 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Bump up the target for increasing renewable energy

  • August 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

Mitsubishi Chemical to build Taiwan plant to boost chip materials

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

III MEF promotes restructuring

  • August 18, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Why Japan is insisting on freedom of development in next fighter jet

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on August 16-17, 2020

  • August 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Japanese PM Abe leaves Tokyo hospital after checkup amid speculation about health

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:46 p.m.
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POLITICS

Early extra Diet session sought after GDP collapse

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:18 p.m.
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Gov’t organizations urged to accelerate digitalization

  • August 16, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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POLITICS

Interview: Reiwa Shinsengumi may limit candidates for Lower House

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:15 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: Ministerial visits to Yasukuni cast doubts on Abe’s views on history

  • August 18, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:31 p.m.
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POLITICS

Abe visits hospital for checkup amid concern over his health

  • August 18, 2020
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POLITICS

Economic Revitalization Minister Nishimura visits Yasukuni

  • August 18, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SCIENCE

CFAY confirms additional COVID-19 cases

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei digital
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to send second relief team to Mauritius in response to oil leak

  • August 18, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan reports highest daily virus deaths since state of emergency

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Exclusive: Tokyo to use App to check on virus patients staying at home

  • August 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:34 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Saving official documents is vital for passing down history

  • August 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:06 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 17, 2020)

  • August 18, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 57,569 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Aug. 17, 2020)

  • August 17, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:13 p.m.
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SOCIETY

GOJ arranging to send nurses to Okinawa to help it combat coronavirus outbreak

  • August 18, 2020
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