September 28, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • September 28, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • September 28, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to pay close attention to human rights in Xinjiang

  • September 28, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

G20 summit to be held via videoconference in November

  • September 28, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Gist of teleconference between Suga and Xi

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Pompeo, Japan security adviser agree to pursue free and open region

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:49 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Sri Lanka suspends Japan-funded rail project

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 9
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan plans to set up 4 new diplomatic missions

  • September 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Tokyo and Seoul struggle for compromise on forced labor issue

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:15 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-S. Korea exchange event held online

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:46 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Will Taiwan Strait tensions lead to conflict? Five things to know

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 11:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Huawei pitches Google Play rival to game developers at Tokyo expo

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:11 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Establishing resistance to overseas influence

  • September 27, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: China must not repress minorities through coercive Mandarin education

  • September 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:03 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga addresses UN General Assembly

  • September 27, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Xi agree on close cooperation

  • September 26, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese foreign minister to visit Tokyo in October

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Asahi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Modi agree to boost bilateral, quadrilateral cooperation

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Putin to hold teleconference on Tuesday

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Kono inspects Northern Territories from Hokkaido

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi to visit Saudi Arabia

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Sankei
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INTERNATIONAL

Abe reflects on partnership with President Trump

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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ECONOMY

U.S. determined to halt China’s chip game plan with SMIC sanctions

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:46 a.m,
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese chipmaker Kioxia delays IPO amid U.S.-China tensions

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 9:11 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Labor-starved Japan welcomes return of foreign workers

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 5:37 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Pros, cons heard at Hokkaido meeting over radioactive waste site

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:15 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan logs sharp rise in renewable energy output amid pandemic

  • September 25, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan to slash butter import quota

  • September 26, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 4:54 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Police send papers to prosecutors on U.S. military helicopter crash without identifying suspect

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi says Henoko is the only solution

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Kisarazu Osprey test flights postponed until October or later

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Govt mulls expressway extension to northern Okinawa Island to boost tourism

  • September 28, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

One dead, four injured in two-car collision

  • September 28, 2020
  • Too Nippo , p-23
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi stresses importance of defense cooperation with U.S. 

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Gov’t tightens drone rules, effectively eliminating Chinese drones

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Mainichi , Lead
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 27, 2020

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 26, 2020

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 25, 2020

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

PM Suga appoints Imai special advisor to Cabinet

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Gov’t to tap Kazuyoshi Umemoto to lead Japan Foundation

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Defense Minister Kishi emphasizes importance of international cooperation

  • September 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga govt needs new strategies to play leading role in global cooperation

  • September 27, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:41 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s ruling party negative about early general election

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:04 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: LDP to call for economic security promotion law

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:52 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan governors seek extension of coronavirus grants

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan FY 2021 budget requests likely to top 100 tril. yen for 7th yr

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 10:54 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

With charts, stats and golf, Abe proved Japan’s worth to U.S. leader

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 4:12 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe: I showed what amending the Constitution could look like

  • September 25, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 8:47 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe: I made U.S. alliance mutually beneficial

  • September 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:16 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan red-tape complaint “hotline” to reopen

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Suga’s two-man comedy act

  • September 27, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p.14
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

PM Suga visits areas affected by nuclear accident in Fukushima  

  • September 27, 2020
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POLITICS

Komeito launches new executive lineup under continued leadership of Yamaguchi 

  • September 28, 2020
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SCIENCE

U.S. military conducts random PCR testing of personnel in Okinawa

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
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SCIENCE

Body structure of sunfish seen as way to build aircraft of future

  • September 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:10 a.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

FOCUS: Expectations high for successful new mission of Hayabusa2

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan customs pursuing efficiency in crackdowns with AI

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to reopen border to long-term visitors from all countries 

  • September 26, 2020
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

IOC, Tokyo organizers agree to simplify 52 items for Tokyo Games 

  • September 26, 2020
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan to make COVID-19 travel questionnaire available online

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Municipalities step up cooperation to combat COVID-19

  • September 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Gov’t investigates after-effects of COVID-19

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Editorial: As colleges start back, students need support at this difficult time

  • September 28, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

72% of children in Japan feel stress over coronavirus pandemic: poll

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:56 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Malaysians donate coronavirus protective gear to Japan hospitals

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:54 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Nearly 60% say gov’t should provide multilingual info: survey

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 8:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to offer $9,000 to remote workers in countryside

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:15 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Suga pushes to complete digital transformation in 5 years

  • September 25, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Living with risk of eruptions and finding ways for people to be safe

  • September 26, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:14 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 27, 2020)

  • September 28, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 83,011 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 27, 2020)

  • September 27, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 11:18 p.m.
  • JMH Translation

EDUCATION

Japanese universities to resume face-to-face classes

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:00 a.m.
  • English Press

EDUCATION

Editorial: Civics education can inspire students to become involved in social issues

  • September 26, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:50 p.m.
  • English Press
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