September 3, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 3, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 3, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

China, U.S. and South Korea grapple with a post-Abe Japan

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:10 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s China diplomacy escaped from shackles of apology under Abe

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe holds teleconferences with three heads of state

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Taiwan is caught between two powers — and Japan can help

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China officials run for cover as Xi Jinping prepares another brutal purge

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russia’s handover of Japan-claimed isles impossible: Medvedev

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:41 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Who succeeds Abe’s foreign policy?

  • September 2, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

New Japan PM to address U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 25

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Abe’s ‘value-based’ diplomacy fell short of living up to promise

  • September 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing changes game of politics in U.S. and Asia

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:21 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

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

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Mainichi , Kyodo
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INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, UK leaders agree to swiftly conclude new trade deal

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan OKs safety steps at new nuclear fuel storage facility

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:27 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Reactivation of Fukui nuclear power plant reactors delayed until 2021

  • September 3, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 7
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ECONOMY

MLIT to designate four harbors as hubs for offshore wind power

  • September 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

Japan’s appetite for rice takes biggest plunge in 7 years

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Suga promises to move forward with FRF construction

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Suga gives no date for decision on new security strategy

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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SECURITY

Slightly over half of Japanese companies have not updated their cybersecurity measures for COVID-19

  • September 1, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 4
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SECURITY

Pentagon expresses concern over China’s military buildup in annual report

  • September 3, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 2, 2020

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Suga eager to meet Kim Jong Un

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:36 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Power struggle among LDP factions backing leadership hopeful Suga

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:17 p.m.
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POLITICS

Editorial: LDP again puts power structure over intraparty democracy

  • September 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:53 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Female lawmakers continue to struggle to get nominations in Japan’s male-dominated Diet

  • September 2, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Go To LDP presidency

  • August 30, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Cartoon: Suga in the saddle

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 10
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POLITICS

Suga announces candidacy for LDP president

  • September 3, 2020
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SCIENCE

JAXA: Hayabusa2 capsule to be released on Dec. 5

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

SCIENCE

Fujitsu, hospital developing AI technology for COVID-19 diagnosis

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:34 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Waseda University closes its campuses due to bomb threat

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , NHK
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SOCIETY

August worst for Japan virus cases, accounts for half of total

  • September 2, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to mass-produce medical masks

  • September 2, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID weighs on Asia’s largest satellite operator Sky Perfect Jsat

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan loses global status as country free from classical swine fever

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Sept. 2, 2020)

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 70,455 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 2, 2020)

  • September 3, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:20 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Japan mulls offering free COVID-19 vaccines to all residents 

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

Health Ministry advisory panel believes COVID-19 infections are gradually declining 

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

GOJ to discuss possibility of acquiring hospital ship 

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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