September 30, 2020

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HEADLINES

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  • September 30, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • September 30, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo to visit Japan next month

  • September 30, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s PM Suga eyes Vietnam and Indonesia visits in Oct.

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Trudeau agree to pursue free and open Indo-Pacific

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:30 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Include China in nuclear arms reduction treaty

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
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INTERNATIONAL

China wary of Japan’s pro-Taiwan new defense minister’s moves

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:22 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: What if U.S. forces return to Taiwan?

  • September 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Suga needs public’s understanding to improve ties with China

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:01 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan’s top diplomat heads to Europe to court Indo-Pacific partners

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:22 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan regrets new Korean “comfort women” statue set up in Berlin

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:35 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: At 75, the United Nations is hostage to aggressors in Security Council

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 9:56 a.m.
  • English Press

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INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Putin agree to hold territorial talks based on 1956 accord 

  • September 30, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Motegi to hold four-way talks with U.S., Australia, India in Tokyo on Oct. 6  

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. special envoy for arms control discusses U.S.-Japan alliance, China 

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Suga meets with kin of Japanese abductees 

  • September 30, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

METI to start building base for project to transport CO2 by sea

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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ECONOMY

‘Gateway to Asia’ Fukuoka enters race to become next financial hub

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:37 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan automakers’ domestic output drops 17.1 pct in Aug.

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan land prices fall for 1st time in 3 years amid pandemic

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

All Okinawa Coalition losing influence

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Japan to beef up support for border islands

  • September 30, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SECURITY

Gov’t to utilize GSDF to operate offshore missile defense system

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 2
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 29, 2020

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Makishima 1st woman to lead LDP’s youth unit

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:32 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Suga pick for special adviser may reflect desire to sway media narratives

  • September 29, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Abe always saw Suga as one to carry his policy torch

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:15 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Woman should head Japan digital agency: minister

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:30 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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SOCIETY

Tokyo’s version of CDC to open on Oct. 1

  • September 26, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 39
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SOCIETY

Saliva-based PCR test found to be 90% accurate in first large-sample study

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 44
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SOCIETY

Nissan Motor Co. whistleblower testifies against Ghosn associate

  • September 29, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to create bases for viral research

  • September 29, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Study: Japan among countries with lowest trust levels in vaccines

  • September 29, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:23 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Govt. to ask universities to help foreign students

  • September 29, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japanese language school graduates given 1 yr of stay to find jobs

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Clock is ticking on announcing specifics for delayed Games

  • September 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:42 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 29, 2020)

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 83,841 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Sept. 29, 2020)

  • September 30, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 0:29 a.m.
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