September 2, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 2, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 2, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. issues worldwide alert over N. Korea’s missile procurement push

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:04 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Next U.S. ambassador-nominee Weinstein may impede reduction of base burden on Okinawa

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s next leader to face tighter squeeze from China and U.S.

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:17 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Hong Kong police question activist Agnes Chow again over security law

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China’s military expansion follows path of the U.S.

  • August 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to reopen borders with Taiwan and four other nations for business travelers

  • September 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

‘Suganomics’ from A to Z: policies of Japan’s PM front-runner

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Adoption of international standards a requirement for 5G assistance: METI

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Japan may run short of nuclear energy experts, report warns

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:16 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan rice prices may fall for 1st time in 6 yrs

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:52 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Disaster-prone Japan doubles as real-world test lab for US startups

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:55 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan July jobless rate climbs to 2.9 pct

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:37 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s new auto sales fall 16 pct in Aug.

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:34 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan, Australia, India to jointly enhance supply chains

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri
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SECURITY

Construction of facilities for U.S. military begins at ASDF base in Miyazaki

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

MOD selects 21 projects for defense studies funding program

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 14
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SECURITY

Onboard infection delays SDF ship’s mission

  • September 2, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Japan must work with U.S. to stop China’s missile launch provocations

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 3:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan poised to create system to certify researchers and engineers handling sensitive tech

  • August 13, 2020
  • , Asahi digital , 5:00 p.m.
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Council calls for PFOA emissions reporting to be made mandatory

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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POLITICS

Suga to officially announce candidacy for LDP leader in late afternoon

  • September 2, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 1, 2020

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga cautious about early Lower House election

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:25 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Policy debate for LDP presidential election must not be disregarded

  • September 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan FSA makes globalization policy priority

  • August 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Post-Abe Japan to stay the course, as Suga and rivals offer fine-tuning

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:06 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Is post-Abe Japan a buy or sell? Foreign investors seek insights

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:25 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Head of new Japan opposition party to be elected Sept. 10

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Nine lawmakers not joining newly merged opposition party

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Rank-and-file party members to be excluded from LDP presidential election  

  • September 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Nippon Ishin leader welcomes Suga’s candidacy for LDP president

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Sankei
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POLITICS

Ishiba, Kishida announce candidacy for LDP president 

  • September 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Calling Mr. Suga

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Mad rush to fill Abe’s seat

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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SCIENCE

Japan to provide long-term support to Mauritius after oil spill

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:37 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan finally lifts COVID-based reentry ban for foreign residents

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Commentary: How to reopen national borders

  • September 1, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

3 in 4 LGBT people want legal rights for same-sex couples

  • September 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:20 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to join international framework to procure coronavirus vaccines

  • September 2, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Sept. 1, 2020)

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 69,866 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 1, 2020)

  • September 1, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:14 p.m.
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