September 17, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 17, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 17, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

DOS official to attend memorial service for Lee Teng Hui

  • September 17, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga expected to take back seat in shaping Japan’s foreign policy

  • September 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Wolf warrior overreach draws comparison to Imperial Japan

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Singapore’s school scale raises hurdle to Japanese white-collar visas

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:04 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

White House issues statement on inauguration of Suga cabinet

  • September 17, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

China, South Korea, other nations congratulate Suga on inauguration of cabinet

  • September 17, 2020
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ECONOMY

Biz leaders pin high hopes on Suga’s govt

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:21 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan Aug. exports down 14.8 pct amid epidemic

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

SECURITY

Okinawa bracing for Suga using stick but no carrot in pursuing Futenma relocation

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Small and mid-sized suppliers struggle due to tightened cybersecurity regulations

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 16
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POLITICS

Suga tasks Kono with ending bureaucratic sectionalism

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Fuji TV
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POLITICS

Prime Minister Suga’s schedule on Sept. 16, 2020

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Prime Minister Abe’s schedule on Sept. 16, 2020

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Seven executive secretaries to prime minister appointed instead of usual six

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Three special advisors to Prime Minister Suga appointed

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga Cabinet strikes balance between LDP factions

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Japan’s Suga puts regulatory reform at center of new government

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:05 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

All Abe’s men: Japan’s economy ministry sidelined under Suga

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:20 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Newly appointed deputy chief cabinet secretaries

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Roundup of newspaper editorials on LDP leadership race

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 10
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POLITICS

Without people’s faith in govt, there is no standing for the state

  • September 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Internal affairs minister Takeda known as quick decision maker

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:37 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abductees’ families appeal to new Cabinet

  • September 16, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s new first lady thanks supporters as husband rises to top post

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s new first lady a devoted wife who shuns spotlight

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: PM Suga tasked with beating coronavirus, economic woes

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Finance Minister Aso, political bigwig but gaffe-prone

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato seen as steady hand

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Former journalist Sakamoto builds career in Kumamoto

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Motegi is policy expert who led TPP trade talks

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Trade minister Kajiyama known for close ties with Suga

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga government should not be continuation of Abe’s politics

  • September 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Administrative reform minister Kono touted as future PM

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:11 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Defense Minister Kishi is Abe’s younger brother

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Farm minister Nogami valued in upper house for Diet coordination

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:16 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Economy minister Nishimura leads Japan’s fight against virus

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:17 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Koizumi Jr. touted as possible future leader

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:18 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Health minister Tamura heads LDP’s coronavirus task force

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Digital minister Hirai advocate of paperless society

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Retained land minister Akaba is veteran Komeito lawmaker

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: World Expo minister Inoue enters Cabinet for 1st time

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Kamikawa assumes justice minister post for 3rd time

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Reconstruction minister Hirasawa gets his 1st Cabinet post

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:35 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: After Abe, will Japan return to a ‘revolving door’ premiership?

  • September 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Olympic minister Hashimoto to face challenges over delayed games

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:43 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Okonogi, son of Suga’s boss, in disaster role again

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Profile: Hagiuda stirs debate over univ. entrance exams

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Commentary: Breaking down Suga’s picks for his first Cabinet

  • September 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Political distancing

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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POLITICS

With Suga as Japan PM, what are the chances of a snap election?

  • September 16, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Japan’s Suga must unite the nation to beat COVID-19 crisis

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime Minister Suga launches his cabinet 

  • September 17, 2020
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POLITICS

SCIENCE

IHI develops fuel-efficient engine for Mars probe

  • September 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 1
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: COVID-19 crisis underscores need to change policy on immigration

  • September 16, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan eases business restrictions despite COVID-19 risk

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 16, 2020)

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 77, 834 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 16, 2020)

  • September 16, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:17 p.m.
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