September 9, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 9, 2020
  • , All TV networks
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 9, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S., Japan release joint statement on Mekong Delta

  • September 9, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

FOCUS: U.S. analysts fret over political instability in post-Abe Japan

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:42 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Sino-U.S. tug of war looms large in ASEAN meetings

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:00 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Germany ends China honeymoon with new Indo-Pacific strategy

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:58 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Economic primacy shifting back to Asia after 150 years

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:40 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Akira Amari: Build solidarity based on shared values

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Why host Confucius Institutes, communist-funded propaganda tools?

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 4:29 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Abe bids farewell to Australian leader

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

Japan companies line up for ‘China exit’ subsidies to come home

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:20 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan imposing duties on Chinese chemical

  • September 9, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Electronic security seals broken at Rokkasho nuclear facility

  • September 4, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 15
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ECONOMY

Alibaba and Tencent climb ranks of top Asian earners during pandemic

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 1:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: FSA eyes tax relief on lending to small firms

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:38 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Tokyo Gas gobbles up discounted $188m stake in US shale project

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:25 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Bank accounts breached via e-money accounts at NTT Docomo

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s GDP logs worst postwar fall of 28.1 pct in April-June

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus-linked business failures reach 500 in Japan

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:16 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Airmen rescue boy at Kadena Marina

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

EDITORIAL: Abe’s initiative for the aborted Aegis Ashore project should be questioned

  • September 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:36 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

IOC sure Tokyo Games can be held next year: Japan minister

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Next prime minister needs to ditch Abe’s failed Okinawa policy

  • September 9, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

AFN celebrates 75th anniversary

  • September 6, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 13
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 8, 2020

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Nominations for LDP presidential candidates reflect their support bases

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Editorial: Discuss coronavirus crisis strategy in LDP presidential election contest

  • September 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:19 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga eyes full-fledged, long-term administration

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 2
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POLITICS

Suga: No deals with supportive LDP factions for Cabinet posts

  • September 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:44 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Change vs. status quo? Election for LDP president kicks off

  • September 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Suga backs down on Lower House dissolution

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:16 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga touts his crisis-management capability

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

INTERVIEW: LDP’s Amari cautious about tax hikes in FY 2021

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:57 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP kicks off leadership election campaign 

  • September 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Nikai becomes longest-serving LDP secretary general 

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Edano likely to prevail in opposition leadership race 

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SCIENCE

Japan launches cancer research project with 5 Asian countries

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 0:02 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Lunar probe made in small Tokyo factory to go to Moon

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

Prospects for linear collider project grow dim

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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SOCIETY

Court gives prison sentences to U.S. solider and base worker for Chatan robbery

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SOCIETY

IOC “fully committed” to holding Tokyo Olympics next summer

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese antinuclear group leader Mikiso Iwasa dies at 91

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 8, 2020)

  • September 9, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 73,545 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 8, 2020)

  • September 9, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:12 a.m.
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SOCIETY

GOJ to ease restrictions on event capacity 

  • September 9, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

EDUCATION

Study-abroad significance felt in face of adversity for Japanese students

  • September 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:36 p.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Japan panel calls for small classes for students

  • September 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:47 p.m.
  • English Press
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