September 18, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 18, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news   

  • September 18, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga, President Trump to hold teleconference

  • September 18, 2020
  • , TBS
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INTERNATIONAL

New START Treaty “may expire,” U.S. envoy

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview with British trade minister on Japan-UK EPA, CPTPP membership

  • September 15, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 11
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INTERNATIONAL

Interview: Russian envoy to U.S. blasts ‘unproductive’ coalition against China

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:32 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russia ready for constructive cooperation with Japan: Putin

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:36 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-PM Mori to attend memorial service for Lee Teng-hui

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

Semiconductor industry faces advent of “geopolitics of technology”

  • September 16, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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INTERNATIONAL

Top U.S. officials congratulate Prime Minister Suga 

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Editorial: Strengthen ties with Britain through new trade agreement after EU exit

  • September 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:26 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

What will ‘Suganomics’ look like?

  • September 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan’s new leader wants Suganomics to take off immediately

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:02 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Suga’s ambitious food export target called into doubt

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:36 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to review corporate dispute arbitration system

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:23 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Suga should seize opportunity to reinvent nation’s energy policy

  • September 18, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Coronavirus crisis realigns Asia’s steel industry stars

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:13 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Kono effectively links Okinawa’s support for base realignment and economic assistance

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Suga govt needs to draw up new missile defense system

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:21 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Odawara Police identify two people who died in road accident

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 21
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SECURITY

Ex-defense minister calls for improved SDF working conditions

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 17, 2020

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

POLITICS

LDP to retain Amari as tax panel chief

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

LDP parliamentary group compiles proposals for tighter control of Senkakus

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Kono’s red-tape complaint hotline halted

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:24 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe willing to be ‘special envoy’ for new PM Suga

  • September 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:09 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Formidable challenges ahead as Suga era begins

  • September 17, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Polls show majority of public welcomes launch of Suga administration 

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Suga to launch digital agency next year 

  • September 18, 2020
  • , All national papers
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POLITICS

Abe willing to support his successor on diplomatic front 

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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POLITICS

Economic challenges faced by Suga cabinet

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Still doing situps: Japan’s PM starts first day with old ritual

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:55 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Yamaguchi secures 7th term as Komeito leader

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Rengo decides to support CDPJ

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

Approval rate for Japan’s new Cabinet at 66%, Kyodo News spot poll

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:54 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Kyodo News spot opinion poll & results from Tokyo Shimbun

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 9
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OPINION POLLS

Japan’s Suga shoots to 74% approval on ‘trust’ factor, Nikkei spot poll

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Safe event management urged after limits eased on number of spectators

  • September 18, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to present vision of Olympics amid pandemic by year-end

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:56 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Trial of anti-parasite drug to treat COVID-19

  • September 17, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tannin found in persimmons fights COVID-19, Japan team says

  • September 17, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Over 700 fire ants found at port in central Japan

  • September 17, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 17, 2020)

  • September 18, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 78,322 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 17, 2020)

  • September 17, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 8:37 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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