August 31, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 31, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 31, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Abe conveys to President Trump his decision to resign

  • August 31, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Three Hong Kong police investigators visit Nikkei’s Hong Kong Bureau

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to restrict governments’ data collection

  • August 28, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 1
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s foreign policy likely to continue on path set by Abe

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Continuity or reset? China and South Korea face a post-Abe Japan

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:53 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe’s abrupt exit puts Indo-Pacific strategy and economy at risk

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:06 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China poised to overtake US in nuclear power by 2030

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:28 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

75 years on, legacy of the U.S.-led Occupation of Japan still resonates

  • August 30, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump comments on Abe’s resignation

  • August 30, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

USG hails Abe for outstanding leadership

  • August 30, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Foreign governments react to Abe’s unexpected departure

  • August 30, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

China accepts new Japanese envoy

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Biz leaders hail Abe, seek policy continuation by successor

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:32 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Abe’s resignation to complicate casino development in Japan

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:32 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s PM to exit as Abenomics fizzles with goals unmet

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:39 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Incomplete Abenomics leaves Japan’s economy unrevitalized

  • August 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:41 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Abe’s successor to face challenge to expand free trade

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Abe lavished attention on ending deflation, without empathy

  • August 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ likely to continue ultraeasy policy after Abe’s resignation

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Thailand throws open LNG imports to private sector

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Apple pulled strings behind JDI-Sharp factory sale

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:02 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Fintech companies outrun big banks in profit and valuation

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan, Australia, India to launch new supply chains 

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Conclusion of Japan-UK EPA on hold  

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Keio Univ. Prof. Jimbo tapped as MOD adviser

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SECURITY

SECURITY

All Okinawa political movement reaches a crossroads

  • August 28, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

Mitsubishi Electric to export surveillance radar to Philippines  

  • August 29, 2020
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 30, 2020

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 29, 2020

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 28, 2020

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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POLITICS

Japan’s next prime minister to be elected around Sept. 17

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:29 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Schedule of major political events

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Editorial: Candidates to lead LDP should clearly state policies in public forum

  • August 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:21 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Jockeying already under way to pick Abe’s successor

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: After Abe’s exit, who should lead Japan?

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Avoid political vacuum after Abe’s resignation statement

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Abe’s departure must mark start of process to heal democracy

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP to elect new leader by mid-September

  • August 31, 2020
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POLITICS

Editorial: PM Abe brought down curtain as administration faced impasse

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
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POLITICS

Next Japanese leader to inherit paramount challenges

  • August 29, 2020
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POLITICS

Abe resigning because he ‘cannot fulfill public mandate’

  • August 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: What Abe leaves behind for Japan and the world

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: Navigating geopolitical uncertainty in a post-Abe world

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: Five points to make sense of post-Abe Japan

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

A legacy slipping away: Why Shinzo Abe stepped down

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:31 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

In pictures: Looking back on Abe’s tenure, from Hiroshima to Mario

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Ishiba seen most fit as Abe’s successor in Kyodo News poll

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , 9:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japanese start-up’s prototype ‘car’ takes flight

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:24 p.m.
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SCIENCE

Editorial: Devise ways to promote Japanese electric vehicles at home and abroad

  • August 31, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:36 p.m.
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SOCIETY

All Japan’s foreign residents can travel in and out from September

  • August 28, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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SOCIETY

Japan to boost daily coronavirus testing capacity to 200,000

  • August 29, 2020
  • , The Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Okinawa to extend state of emergency again

  • August 28, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 9:04 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan in Talks with Moderna for Supply of Coronavirus Vaccine

  • August 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:39 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Japanese abductee families regret Abe’s resignation

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:54 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Editorial: People infected with coronavirus should not be subject to defamation

  • August 30, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:17 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Hibakusha regret lack of empathy from Abe

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:00 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Govt to allow JETs, JICA trainees to enter Japan

  • August 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Sapporo, Osaka make LGBT couples eligible to receive support money

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:16 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Deteriorating structures on Battleship Island at risk of loss

  • August 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:30 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Abe announces additional measures to combat COVID-19 

  • August 29, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 30, 2020)

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic:68,800 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Aug. 30, 2020)

  • August 30, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 21:23 p.m.
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