August 20, 2020

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  • August 20, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 20, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

North Korean Workers’ Party to hold congress in January

  • August 20, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan ranks first as post-pandemic travel destination

  • August 18, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China’s stealthy conclave adds to annual guessing game

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:07 a.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Speedy redress vital as mopping continues over Mauritius spill

  • August 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:06 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan urges Belarus to stop violence against protesters

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:46 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan conduct joint training in East China Sea 

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Seoul terminates antidumping duties on Japanese valves

  • August 20, 2020
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ECONOMY

Japan exports down 19.2 pct in July

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:48 p.m.
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ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Panasonic to invest $100m in EV battery plant in U.S. for Tesla

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Worst postwar GDP shockerーgovernment must urgently reconsider crisis measures

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 2:45 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: National strategy needed to spread offshore wind power generation

  • August 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:37 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan eyes “energy forests” for woody biomass power generation

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:30 p.m.
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ECONOMY

SECURITY

U.S. Navy mulled isolating crew of coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier in Okinawa

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

U.S. aircraft carrier hit by virus mulled isolating crew in Japan

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:58 p.m.
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SECURITY

Japan and U.S. militaries complete multiple joint air and sea exercises

  • August 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SECURITY

U.S. deploys bombers for joint drills in Sea of Japan

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:50 p.m.
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SECURITY

Osprey simulation facility to be built at Yokota base

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 6
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SECURITY

SECURITY

U.S.-Japan defense ministerial meeting to be held on Guam 

  • August 20, 2020
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Some see symptoms of Abe’s chronic disease as serious

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:38 p.m.
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POLITICS

Hard road ahead to restoring people’s hope in opposition parties

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Attention paid to DPFP’s funds before merger

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:35 p.m.
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POLITICS

New political party set to become Japan’s largest opposition force

  • August 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Two largest opposition parties to merge

  • August 20, 2020
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SCIENCE

Environment Ministry drops call to cut back on eating meat

  • August 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:52 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Tokyo to report no. of seriously ill COVID-19 patients based on gov’t criteria

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Olympics: Tokyo organizers to stick with torch relay schedule

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to launch website on PCR testing 

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 19, 2020)

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 59,560 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Aug. 19, 2020)

  • August 19, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:57 p.m.
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