October 22, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • October 22, 2020
  • , All TV networks
  • JMH Summary

HEADLINES

Morning news

  • October 22, 2020
  • , All national papers , All TV networks
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INTERNATIONAL

Meet Japan’s new envoy to China

  • October 22, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Suga warns China over South China Sea

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:26 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Strategy for an open Indo-Pacific should not raise regional tensions

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:04 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: PM Suga shares initiative to achieve open seas

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Suga samples ‘diplomacy in pandemic’ on maiden voyage

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 1:06 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, Indonesia agree to strengthen security cooperation with eye toward China

  • October 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:34 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Analysis: Silence in Beijing as Suga builds anti-China coalition

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

PM Suga wraps up first foreign trip

  • October 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Senior U.S. diplomat comments on Quad framework

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Sankei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Japan vows emergency loan to support Cambodia’s virus-hit economy

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 4:48 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to permit “very short-term” business travelers

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Moon’s likely successor seeks better Japan ties before Olympics

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:52 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Japan, UK to sign free trade deal tomorrow 

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei
  • JMH Summary

INTERNATIONAL

Attempts to spread anti-Japan feeling abroad cannot be ignored

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1:02 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Stranded North Koreans in China keep earning for homeland

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 3:11 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

North Korean gov’t ship spotted in Japan’s EEZ last month

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Russia cyberattacks on Tokyo Games started in Sept. 2019: paper

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 12:13 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Ex-residents of Russian-held isles pray for ancestors from air

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

German ambassador: A new perspective on Germany, the Indo-Pacific

  • October 16, 2020
  • , The Japan News , p. 3
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Cartoon: Putin’s threat

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 14
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

EXCLUSIVE: Japan, Britain to set high-level intellectual property rules

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:20 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan’s investment in Vietnam plummets while Suga seeks closer ties

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 10:55 a.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

State urged not to make Aomori final n-waste disposal site

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 8:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

NRA to start monitoring seawater ahead of discharge of radioactive water

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

ECONOMY

Japan looks to clamp down on illicit outflow of famous food products

  • October 21, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Google faces antitrust scrutiny in Asia after U.S. lawsuit

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

U.S. defense chief urges allies to spend over 2% of GDP on defense

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 11
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

Japan defense minister tours air base in Okinawa

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 9:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

SECURITY

Ishigaki, Nanjo cities receive bomb threat emails

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 24
  • JMH Translation

SECURITY

SECURITY

Secretary Esper calls on allies to increase defense budget 

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

SECURITY

Defense Minister Kishi visits Okinawa 

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
  • JMH Summary

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Oct. 21, 2020

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Gist of Prime Minister Suga’s press conference on Oct. 21

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Focus: Suga has 3 options on when to break up lower house for election

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 0:20 a.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

INTERVIEW: Suga administration’s fate hinges on next election

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:06 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Strength of in-house groups in House of Councillors

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Political party subsidies paid to eight parties, totaling 7.9 billion yen

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

POLITICS

Japan’s political parties hurry to prepare candidates for next lower house election

  • October 21, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 4:34 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Concentrate tax reform debate on measures to shore up economy

  • October 22, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to net zero by 2050

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 6:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan to strive to eliminate CO2 emissions by 2050

  • October 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

COVID-19 testing centers to be set up at Narita Airport

  • October 22, 2020
  • , TBS, TV Asahi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Tokyo survey shows 79% of Olympic volunteers concerned about COVID-19

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:58 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Interview: Japan Olympics minister aims for ‘safe and full’ games with fans

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asia , 5:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Olympic organizers show virus measures in spectator entry test

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 7:50 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Facial recognition planned to halt virus spread during Tokyo Games

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:00 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Visitors to Japan top 10,000 for 1st time in 6 months

  • October 21, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 7:09 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Japan’s birth rate likely to plunge amid COVID-19 pandemic 

  • October 22, 2020
  • , All national papers
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Pfizer starts clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Japan  

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Mainichi
  • JMH Summary

SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Oct. 21, 2020)

  • October 22, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

Infographic: 95,346 persons in Japan confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 (Oct. 21, 2020)

  • October 21, 2020
  • , NHK digital , 10:40 p.m.
  • JMH Translation
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