August 21, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 21, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • August 21, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Biden expected to push teamwork with Japan and Asian allies if he wins

  • August 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: U.S. allies must brace for tougher China stance from Biden

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:40 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Australian PM mulls visit to Tokyo: report

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:18 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Kim Jong Un may have transferred some power to his sister 

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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ECONOMY

3 Hokkaido mayors to call for careful decision on n-waste site

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan steelmaker restarts exports to China as demand surges

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fisheries Agency to propose raising catch quotas for Pacific bluefin tuna

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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ECONOMY

Tax authority penalizes Nissan over Ghosn expenses

  • August 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Toyota to withdraw from U.S. subcompact car market

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

GOJ plan to promote casino resorts derailed  

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Marine Brig. Gen. Wolford assumes command of 3rd Marine Logistics Group

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

Omoiyari yosan was requested by Japanese government, says declassified document

  • August 14, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 1
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SECURITY

U.S. accelerates defense sales to ring of nations in Indo-Pacific

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:38 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP hesitant to designate “acting prime minister”

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Jiji
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on August 20, 2020

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on August 19, 2020

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP cancels board meeting, likely due to PM health issues

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

Commentary: Is Abe really working too much?

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 20
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POLITICS

Environment ministry to create vegetation map for Four Northern Islands

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 1
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POLITICS

Opposition parties reiterate call for early extraordinary Diet session

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Commentary: Why Japan’s opposition parties falter

  • August 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe tells Kishida he is in “good shape” 

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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OPINION POLLS

Infographic: Those focused on economic recovery support LDP, Nikkei polls

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan’s ispace aims to be ‘gateway’ for lunar business activity

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan’s Kounotori cargo transporter ends final space mission

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan on course to ease re-entry restrictions

  • August 21, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

At a Tokyo lounge, jobless foreigners find shelter from the storm

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:58 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Majority of Japanese firms against holding Olympics in 2021: poll

  • August 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Work-style reform needed at the government’s center

  • August 20, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Rainwater storage facility under Shibuya station unveiled

  • August 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Japan tops 60,000 

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 20, 2020)

  • August 21, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 60,745 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Aug. 20, 2020)

  • August 20, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:44 p.m.
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