September 4, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 4, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 4, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Accusations of Uighur forced labor put Japanese firms under pressure

  • September 3, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Modi calls for ‘trustworthy’ supply chains, in alternative to China

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: The search for a leader in the post-pandemic new order

  • September 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Dangerous tensions at the top of the world – again

  • September 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe discusses decision to step down with U.N. chief Guterres

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:14 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

G20 foreign ministers affirm commitment to combating COVID-19

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia holds events on Etorofu for WWII victory

  • September 3, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Half of Japan biz leaders expect slow economic recovery

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:26 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren to call for expansion of Japan’s R&D tax breaks

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:06 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan PM hopeful Suga cites ‘too many regional banks’

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Talks on N-waste site end without agreement in Hokkaido

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:12 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Amazon’s Japan unit submits set of reforms to antitrust watchdog

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:03 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Suga reportedly acknowledges connection between subsidies and FRF construction

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Chinese fleet approached Hawaii: Taiwan report

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , Lead
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SECURITY

Okinawa Times publishes book on U.S. bases

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 22
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 3, 2020

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga consolidated power through rewards and reprisals

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Suga does not rule out early election

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:32 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Fumio Kishida unveils platform in bid to stand out from Suga

  • September 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Views and achievements of post-Abe candidates Suga, Kishida, and Ishiba

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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POLITICS

Abe’s remarks attributable to Suga’s lead in leadership race

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:50 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga sounds negative about consumption tax cut

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

All LDP prefectural chapters to hold presidential primaries 

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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POLITICS

Editorial: Next prime minister must do more than continue Abe Cabinet policies

  • September 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Osaka residents should be informed of metropolis plan’s costs, benefits

  • September 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:28 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP’s Moriyama sets record as longest-serving Diet affairs chief

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Some 150 Diet members to join new opposition party 

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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POLITICS

Editorial: Abe still has a lot of explaining to do about nagging political scandals

  • September 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:40 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Factional politics

  • September 2, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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OPINION POLLS

38% of pollees say Suga is best to serve as next prime minister, Asahi poll

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 1
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OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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SCIENCE

Koizumi pledges support over oil spill off Mauritius

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 17:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

JR East to bring forward last train departures in Tokyo come spring

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 7:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese kids suffer near worst mental health among richest nations

  • September 3, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:33 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Japan tops 70,000 

  • September 4, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

Over 900 students tested positive for COVID-19 in August 

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Coronavirus vaccine likely to be administered free of charge 

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Sept. 3, 2020)

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 71,118 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 3, 2020)

  • September 4, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:45 a.m.
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