October 20, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 20, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news 

  • October 20, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

Gist of Japan-Vietnam summit meeting, PM Suga’s speech in Hanoi

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

Japan promises to diversify supply chains across ASEAN

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:25 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: All eyes on Suga’s foreign-policy agenda

  • October 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: PM Suga’s trip a good start to rally ASEAN behind regional peace and prosperity

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Japan Forward , 10:14 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to closely watch China’s export control law operation

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:11 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Effects of more tailored regulations against virus to be tested in Europe

  • October 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:53 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga holds talks with Vietnamese leader

  • October 20, 2020
  • , All national papers
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, China to resume business exchanges

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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ECONOMY

Japan to adopt plan on Oct. 27 to release n-plant water into sea

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Editorial: Deepen local understanding of need for final nuclear waste disposal site

  • October 20, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 2:40 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Health Minister visits Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Chinese fishing boats swarming into Japan’s EEZ fishing ground

  • October 21, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:29 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Hong Kong downsizing considered by one-third of Japanese companies

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:40 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Vietnam and Singapore become new outposts for Japan regional banks

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:54 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

JR Central holds test ride, unveils design of revised maglev train

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 3:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Quad drills: Australia to join India, US and Japan at Malabar

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:50 a.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

LDP defense division chief recommends ship as Aegis alternative

  • October 17, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

SECURITY

Desperate MSDF recruiters go the YouTuber route to get new cadets

  • October 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 7:18 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Japan, Australia hold defense ministerial meeting 

  • October 20, 2020
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 19, 2020

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Interview: Japan reform minister Kono vows to ease rules to spur renewables

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:03 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Could reform mission put Taro Kono on path to succeed Suga?

  • October 19, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

POLITICS

POLITICS

New Japan PM’s rural roots reflected in policies, leadership decisions

  • October 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 5:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Abe liberated

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Extraordinary Diet session to start on Oct. 26 

  • October 20, 2020
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OPINION POLLS

Cabinet approval rate falls to 67%, Yomiuri poll

  • October 19, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 3:47 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 8
  • JMH Translation

OPINION POLLS

63% feel Suga insufficient in explaining council rejections, Asahi poll

  • October 19, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:51 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 3
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Russia targeted Tokyo Olympics in cyberattacks: British gov’t

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 6:14 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic organizers trial luggage, temperature checks for venues

  • October 19, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s Empress Emerita Michiko turns 86

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 1:09 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

EDITORIAL: Effective policy actions needed to tackle growing plastic waste

  • October 20, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 2:24 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

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

  • October 20, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 94,245 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Oct. 19, 2020)

  • October 19, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 9:11 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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