October 8, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 8, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 8, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Quad framework must not be just a means to bolster U.S. interests

  • October 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:16 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Suga should build on Abe’s laudable efforts to expand free trade

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 4:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Quad talks expand dimensions of regional security cooperation

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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INTERNATIONAL

Commentary — The Quad Security Dialogue in Tokyo: Who will join next?

  • October 7, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

‘Quad’ meeting in Tokyo prizes symbolism over substance

  • October 7, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

S.Korea-Japan lawmakers’ union gets new chief

  • October 6, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Whither Wang Qishan? All eyes on Xi’s right-hand man

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Russian and China advance vaccine nationalism

  • October 7, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

New thinking only way to deal with crisis posed by pandemic

  • October 8, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 8:00 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japanese, Italian leaders agree to cooperate on COVID-19 response

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

FM Motegi holds bilateral meetings with Australian, Indian counterparts

  • October 8, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese Embassy comments on Quad ministerial in Tokyo

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Kansai Elec halts nuclear reactor for delayed antiterrorism work

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:40 p.m.
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ECONOMY

MOX fuel plant in Aomori meets safety standards: NRA

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 3:28 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Coronavirus-linked biz failures reach 600 in Japan

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:44 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan crude steel output seen hitting 51-year low

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:45 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Keidanren has high hopes for LDP under Suga administration

  • October 3, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 6
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ECONOMY

LDP interim report stresses need for public and private investment in 6G

  • October 5, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

JR East plans to develop Japan’s 1st train to run on hydrogen

  • October 7, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:40 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Suga meets with Okinawa leader

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Suga, Okinawa leader apart over Futenma base relocation

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:23 p.m.
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SECURITY

DM Kishi to visit Okinawa by month end

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

U.S. Marine Corps, Air Force to hold drills in Okinawa and elsewhere

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Gov’t names Hashimoto as ambassador to Okinawa

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 2
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SECURITY

U.S. military facilities have no more space to store PFAS before disposal

  • October 6, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 2
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SECURITY

Marine F-35B that crashed in U.S. belongs to Iwakuni air base

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Akahata , p. 1
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SECURITY

Japan defense documents found falsified

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:02 a.m.
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SECURITY

U.S., Japanese defense chiefs discuss alternatives to Aegis Ashore plan 

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

Suga holds first talks with Okinawa governor as prime minister 

  • October 8, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 7, 2020

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Suga plans to formulate data strategy

  • October 7, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:20 p.m.
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POLITICS

Japan Medical Association opposes Suga’s reforms

  • October 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

LDP to launch project team to discuss Science Council of Japan

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
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POLITICS

Abe talks with German Chancellor over phone

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

Commentary: Where does Japan stand after Shinzo Abe?

  • October 7, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
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POLITICS

Japan FY 2021 budget requests total 105 t. yen

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:05 p.m.
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POLITICS

JCP chief aiming for change of govt in looming election

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:09 p.m.
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POLITICS

Cartoon: He knows which way the wind blows

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 12
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SCIENCE

SOCIETY

Online reservation system for PCR testing starts today

  • October 8, 2020
  • , NHK
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SOCIETY

Japan to lift 14-day quarantine for reentering business travelers

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 8:08 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Difficult to reduce infections to zero for the time being: expert

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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SOCIETY

Japan minister vows support for vaccine production

  • October 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
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SOCIETY

Expert panel evaluates Japan’s virus response

  • October 7, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Total COVID-19 cases detected at airports exceeds 1,000

  • October 6, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 30
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SOCIETY

Editorial: Make coronavirus data sharing system more usable for medical workers

  • October 8, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:55 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Former PM Abe to be Honorary Supreme Advisor of Tokyo Olympics Committee

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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SOCIETY

Tokyo to bolster efforts to lure foreign firms, personnel

  • October 7, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:45 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Oct. 7, 2020)

  • October 8, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

Infographic: 87,857 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Oct. 7, 2020)

  • October 7, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 8:46 p.m.
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SOCIETY

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