October 1, 2020

 Morning Alert        Afternoon Alert 

HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 1, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 1, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese Ambassador to Japan tries to blunt criticism via embassy website

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 7
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: With eye on ‘Quad,’ China steps up Japan courtship

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

POINT OF VIEW/ Patricia Flor: The world needs a green COVID-19 recovery effort

  • October 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Tokyo must thwart Beijing’s Senkaku strategy

  • September 30, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Thailand works to reopen for investors and tourists next year

  • September 29, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:32 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga to take up Abe’s Indo-Pacific mantle with ASEAN tour

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:39 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Portugal agree to step up cooperation

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:39 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Low-level debate in U.S. election shows political deterioration

  • October 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

N. Korea claims abduction issue long resolved

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo to visit Japan next month 

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga to visit Vietnam, Indonesia 

  • October 1, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Suga, Trudeau discuss cooperation on free and open Indo-Pacific, coronavirus 

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Asahi, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi to visit Mongolia  

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

METI earmarks larger fund for fast breeder study with U.S.

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan FSA to create post for procedures in English

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Osprey operations continue in Okinawa despite local concern

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

F-35B, model deployed to Iwakuni, crashes in U.S.

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan defense ministry seeks record 5.4-t.-yen budget

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:44p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Forest fire near firing range at Camp Hansen

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Defense Ministry requests record 5.4 trillion yen for FY2021 budget

  • October 1, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 30, 2020

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan’s kingmaker quells rumors of early snap election

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:40 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Nikai faction gets plum LDP roles for giving early support to Suga

  • September 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:26 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan’s FY 2021 budget requests top 100 tril. yen for 7th year in row

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:22 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Remove bureaucratic sectionalism to streamline budget compilation

  • October 1, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 11:47 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Editorial: Transparency remains vital in drafting budget despite pandemic

  • October 1, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:33 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Roundup of newspaper editorials on inauguration of Suga Cabinet

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 12
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Extra Diet session to be convened after Oct. 23

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:31 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Education Minister Hagiuda visits Ishigakijima observatory in Okinawa

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Governors call for testing boost ahead of easing entry curbs

  • September 30, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: A warning to Suga

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

58 pct in Japan want Tokyo Olympics with limited spectators

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:31 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

MHLW decides to provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge

  • October 1, 2020
  • , TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Memorial service for Shigeru Yokota to be held on Oct. 24

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 45
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

High court orders gov’t, Tepco to pay damages over Fukushima crisis

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations to all citizens

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Ex-Nissan division head terms undisclosed pay to Ghosn questionable

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 00:09 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Seeking entry to Japan? Here’s what you need to know

  • September 30, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s child abuse death toll reaches 73 in FY 2018

  • September 30, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:11 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Sept. 30, 2020)

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

  • Ambassador
  • Ukraine
  • OPINION POLLS
  • COVID-19
  • Trending Japan