August 27, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 27, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 27, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China fires four ballistic missiles toward South China Sea

  • August 27, 2020
  • , NTV, Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ raises travel alert for 13 additional countries

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK close to signing trade deal  

  • August 27, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t to monitor U.S. moves regarding Confucius institute: Suga

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Huawei says Japan ‘extremely important’ after 50% rise in procurement

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe may lose diplomatic edge depending on U.S. election

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

In a second Trump term, Tokyo would need to bolster ties elsewhere

  • August 26, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Offshore wind farming a key resource not to be squandered

  • August 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:57 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japan FSA to promote globalization of financial administration

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:59 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Lawyers issue guidelines for improving foreigners’ work environments

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 6
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SECURITY

PM Abe meets with head of U.S. Space Force

  • August 27, 2020
  • , NHK
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SECURITY

Japan to establish intel unit to counter economic espionage

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kanagawa governor puzzled by Yokosuka’s withdrawal from prefectural liaison council

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 26, 2020

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP members jittery ahead of Abe’s press conference

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:56 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Hokkaido town becomes flashpoint in Japan’s nuclear waste debate

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:51 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Aiming for top post, Kono seeking to solidify support base

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Kishida to publish his first book on policy

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Japan mulling bills to promote administrative work digitization

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Current COVID-19 cases at U.S. bases in Okinawa decrease by 8 to 49

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SCIENCE

Japan, U.S. agree to boost defense cooperation in outer space

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan, U.S. vow to work closely on lunar exploration project

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

University of Tokyo startup finds partner on flying cars

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:11 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Remove barriers to spread of govt’s coronavirus contact-tracing app

  • August 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Outpouring of support after initial bashing over virus case

  • August 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Countries must share coronavirus vaccines — Japan can help make it happen

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 1:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Young offenders trained to make wine to help them find work

  • August 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Asbestos-exposed ex-workers seek damages from gov’t, firms

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:48 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese judge reprimanded over social media post

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Remains with no personal effects identified as Japanese

  • August 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Visit the new Ainu museum for insight into their culture, history

  • August 27, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 26, 2020)

  • August 27, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

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