October 13, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 13, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 13, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga to visit Vietnam, Indonesia next week

  • October 13, 2020
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Australia affirm importance of maritime order

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Five Eyes and Japan call for Facebook backdoor to monitor crime

  • October 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea’s new missile: political ploy or game-changing weapon?

  • October 12, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: To escape its predicament, N. Korea must abandon nuclear development

  • October 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 10:55 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo protests over China ships nearing Japan boat off Senkakus

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:19 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. vs. China: 2 leading experts fear conflict awaits

  • October 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:38 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan hails order to remove comfort women statue in Berlin

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:07 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: How to build a better ‘Quad’

  • October 9, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Vietnam leaders affirm cooperation on coronavirus crisis

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 5:58 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Big in Japan: U.S. election coverage falls flat in Japan

  • October 10, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

North Korea holds massive military parade 

  • October 13, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan to resume business travel to and from Vietnam 

  • October 10, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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INTERNATIONAL

Summit between Japan, China, ROK unlikely this year 

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Chinese foreign minister to visit Japan, ROK 

  • October 10, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to sign EPA in late October

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Sankei
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ECONOMY

Japan, U.S. to collaborate on CO2 recycling

  • October 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:24 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Huawei’s base station teardown shows dependence on U.S.-made parts

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese companies face roadblocks when exiting China

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 11:59 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan Inc. caught in dilemma in U.S. decoupling campaign

  • October 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

BOJ to start test of digital currency in FY 2021

  • October 10, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:44 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan strives to lessen LNG supply chain’s environmental burden

  • October 10, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:30 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan smartphone parts makers bet on miniaturization in 5G era

  • October 11, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 12:35 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

3 cities emerge as front-runners to become Japan’s global finance hub

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 9:07 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

3rd and final Abenomics arrow falls short

  • October 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:08 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

GOJ decides to make telemedicine available indefinitely

  • October 10, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Japan Aug. core machinery orders up 0.2 pct

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:07 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Opening of casinos in Japan to be delayed

  • October 10, 2020
  • , All national papers
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ECONOMY

Japan in dilemma over next WTO leader

  • October 10, 2020
  • , Sankei
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ECONOMY

Hotels, pharmacists and tax offices — Japan to go digital in 4 steps

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:00 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

SECURITY

Japan to tighten monitoring of land purchases near important security facilities

  • October 9, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:12 pm
  • English Press

SECURITY

Editorial: Sincere dialogue needed between Okinawa, Tokyo to repair rift

  • October 12, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 3:10 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japanese fighter scrambles down to 371 in April-Sept.

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Chinese ships in Japan waters near Senkaku Islands for record time

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:25 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

MSDF to launch smaller-size destroyer amid crew shortage

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:17 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japanese marine fleet makes port call in Vietnam

  • October 10, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 5:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S., Japan to start talks on host nation support soon

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Sankei
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SECURITY

Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato visits Okinawa

  • October 11, 2020
  • , All national papers
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SECURITY

Government to streamline subsidies for Okinawa

  • October 11, 2020
  • , Sankei
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SECURITY

Japan Coast Guard aiming to use UAVs for maritime surveillance

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Mainichi
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 12, 2020

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 11, 2020

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 10, 2020

  • October 11, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 9, 2020

  • October 10, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Highlights of Japan-related events scheduled for Oct. 12-18

  • October 11, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 1:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

Interview: Suga denies seeing SCJ list of 105 nominees

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan mulling online marriage, divorce registrations

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 2:13 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Inefficient administrative tasks need to be reviewed but reforms must be effective

  • October 12, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:46 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP to draft texts of constitutional clauses alone

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:14 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Suga repeats himself

  • October 10, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

Political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • October 12, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 7:22 p.m.
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OPINION POLLS

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Japan to agree on U.S.-led international principles for outer space

  • October 11, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Editorial: Long-term support for basic research will lead to future Nobel Prizes

  • October 13, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

U.S., Japan to update bilateral accord on energy cooperation

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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SCIENCE

SCIENCE

NASA delays launch of Crew Dragon

  • October 12, 2020
  • , All national papers evening edition
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SOCIETY

Japan has eased entry rules, but travelers still face many hurdles

  • October 9, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

4 m. foreigners enter Japan in Jan.-June, down by 12 m.

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Opinion: Greg Kelly’s prosecutors have painted themselves into a corner

  • October 12, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:00 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s COVID vaccine sprint becomes marathon ahead of Olympics

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Facilitate movement of workers to industries with labor shortages

  • October 10, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:12 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to mull cruise ship rules for virus outbreak

  • October 12, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD , 1:31 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan to limit coronavirus hospitalizations

  • October 9, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:01 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo conference debates new normal as coronavirus drives change

  • October 12, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Coronavirus stays on skin for 9 hours, alcohol disinfectant key

  • October 12, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:43 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Pride House for LGBT support opens in Tokyo ahead of Games

  • October 12, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:32 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EDITORIAL: WFP’s Nobel a call for global cooperation to tackle hunger

  • October 10, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Editorial: Disaster warning system needs overhaul for clearer alerts

  • October 13, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Oct. 12, 2020)

  • October 13, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 90,481 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Oct. 12, 2020)

  • October 12, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 9:12 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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