October 5, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 5, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 5, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Secretary Pompeo departs for Japan

  • October 5, 2020
  • , NHK
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Abe’s ‘Indo-Pacific’ legacy forces Suga to walk a fine line

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Indo-Pacific cooperation can’t be exclusionary: Armitage

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:11 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan protests China over Senkaku digital museum

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

China asserts rights to Senkakus online

  • October 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:12 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Xi joins Marx and Mao as required course at China’s top colleges

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Obstacle to Tokyo 2020

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

President Trump, First Lady test positive for COVID-19

  • October 4, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK to resume business travel

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to tighten student visa screening

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi visits Saudi Arabia

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Sony and Kioxia seek U.S. approval to bypass Huawei ban

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 2:01 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

FEATURE: Japan plant builder inks deal to construct key Iraqi oil refinery

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:47 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan scrap steel prices spike as China prepares to resume imports

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:09 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nippon Steel to restart blast furnace on car and appliance demand

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 0:16 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hokkaido village to apply for nuclear waste site survey

  • October 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:59 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan must be open for business to both U.S. and China: Nidec CEO

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:12 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Environment Ministry seeks to boost bioplastic production in Japan

  • October 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Top Japan business lobby sets 40% goal for female managers

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:50 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Will NTT realignment enhance global competitiveness in 5G age?

  • October 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:46 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. military establishes space unit in Okinawa

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Preliminary talks to take place prior to formal HNS negotiations

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

MOD planning offshore Aegis feasibility study

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Editorial: Alternative to aborted Aegis Ashore needs a fresh rethink

  • October 5, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Defense tech agency finally logs first export order

  • October 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Gov’t: No need to conduct surveys on U.S. military’s pepper spray training

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Targeted email attacks on pace to set new record in 2020

  • October 2, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 42
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan may deploy F-35 fighters to additional bases

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:05 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan ASDF deploys new reconnaissance plane at Iruma base

  • October 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 11:51 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa Governor calls on central gov’t to increase subsidy

  • October 2, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Large volume of waste found at former site of U.S. military’s Northern Training Area

  • October 2, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 27
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

U.S., Japan to hold preliminary talks on host nation support 

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 4, 2020

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

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 3, 2020

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 2, 2020 

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

The media’s role in helping Suga become Japan’s prime minister

  • October 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Oct. 5-11

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 12:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Kato to continue preparations, aiming for PM post

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:01 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Extraordinary Diet session to conclude around Dec. 10: LDP Moriyama

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Communication gaps mar scheduled start of Diet session

  • October 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Taro Kono looks to pinpoint what is demotivating young Japanese bureaucrats

  • October 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

PM Suga not planning to call general election this year

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Public support for Suga Cabinet exceeds 70%

  • October 5, 2020
  • , TBS
  • JMH Summary

OPINION POLLS

Highlights of September 2020 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

  • October 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll Bulletin , [No. 1638] – pp. 8–11
  • JMH Translation

SCIENCE

Japan’s commercial whaling has been protest-free since July 2019

  • October 3, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:41 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Japan to tighten visa screenings of foreign students, researchers to prevent tech theft

  • October 5, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Editorial: Expand options for novel coronavirus drugs to stabilize medical system

  • October 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:54 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Pandemic deals 4 trillion yen blow to domestic tourism market

  • October 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:25 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Suga’s Science Council meddling puts academic freedom at risk

  • October 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:35 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Suga picking up where Abe left off on picks to the Science Council

  • October 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Science Council wants rejected nominees chosen and explanation

  • October 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Experts endorse GOJ plan to administer COVID-19 vaccines free of charge 

  • October 5, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SOCIETY

COVID-19 mortality rate drops sharply 

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Japan to boost testing capacity for COVID-19 at ports of entry 

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Oct. 4, 2020)

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 86,563 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Oct. 4, 2020)

  • October 4, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:26 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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